Board of directors
Raiford Johnson
B Proc

Raiford is Weavind’s managing director, and joined the firm in 1976. He studied at the University of Stellenbosch and UNISA. He is a keen hiker, and emerging golfer and his interests include languages, politics and travel.

Professional profile and experience
  • B Proc
  • Admitted as attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1984
  • Member of the Disciplinary Committee of the Law Society of the Northern Provinces
  • Panel attorney for professional indemnity insurers
  • Director of Weavind & Weavind since 1986
  • Head of litigation department since 1995
Areas of specialisation
  • Litigation with specific focus on engineering, construction and procurement law
  • Acts regularly in arbitration and litigation matters (national and international) involving engineering and construction disputes
  • Extensive knowledge and experience in representing consultants, contractors and employers at Occupational Health and Safety Act enquiries over many years
  • Extensive experience in arbitration and alternative dispute resolution processes