114 years’ experience.

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about weavind & Weavind

Weavind & Weavind is a dynamic and respected firm of attorneys with a rich tradition dating back to 1905. The firm has consistently rendered outstanding service and has succeeded in combining the old with the new to create a successful and sustainable practice. Weavind & Weavind is proud of its history but believes in looking outward and forward to create value in South Africa and further afield into Africa.

At Weavind & Weavind we believe in creating partnerships with our clients, the broader legal fraternity and the community at large, individuals, big and small companies.

news from our team

READING THE AIRUrlich Fobian6 March 2019

news. A Quick Glimpse at the Unwritten Japanese Law of the Work Place for South Africans “Japan functions on the basis of everyone sharing certain assumptions, where each person knows his part in a larger whole. The foreigner sits outside and is threatening. If he...

CHUMMED BY A HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION SCAM – DO I HAVE A LIFELINE?
Riette van der Merwe
28 February 2019

You are online browsing the world wide web in hot pursuit of the ideal holiday accommodation, and behold, you hit the bargain of the year – a spacious beachfront house with a beautiful view…

CAN I STILL BUY A BARGAIN AT A SHERIFF’S AUCTION?
Yolanda Viviers
26 November 2018

In years gone by, the prevailing perception had pretty much always been that prospective property purchasers who acquired property at a Sheriff’s Auction  would be able to purchase a property for a very good price

ZERO-RATING VAT SALES ON FOREIGN EXPORTS: AN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Stefan Oberholzer
9 November 2018

Very often parties to an agreement are so interested in “just doing the deal”, that they fail to consider the tax implications thoroughly. In this context, local suppliers come under increasing pressure to levy VAT at the zero-rate

LEGAL PRACTICE ACT
Thuso Mathulwe
16 November 2018

It was Jimmy Dean who once said that “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination”. For the legal profession, the winds of change have certainly arrived and, inevitably, it is time to adjust to the change.

ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM
Marthinus Uys
2 November 2018

I am sure that anyone reading this article should remember the above nursery rhyme from their childhood, whilst others may have more recent practice in singing it to their own children. This song, first published as far back as 1852

EVER HEARD OF THE TAKEOVER REGULATION PANEL?
Conrad Dormehl
12 March 2018

Shares in companies change hands on a daily basis. Contracting parties who however adopt the “Bob’s, your Uncle” approach as soon as they’ve settled upon the terms of their agreement and proceeded to sign

SO, YOU HAVE A GREAT IDEA? REGISTER A PATENT! OR MAYBE NOT.
Gerhard van Biljon
6 April 2018

So you have a great idea which can seemingly make you millions and you wish to take steps to protect your intellectual property?  The first step which springs to mind is generally to “patent your idea.” 

CAN GRAN AND GRANDAD TAKE UP THE LEGAL RESPONSIBILITY OF RAISING MY MINOR CHILD
Michele Uys
8 May 2018

A typical scenario can be outlined as follows:
“Dad is mentally ill and resides in a mental institution whilst mom is nowhere to be found and her last whereabouts unknown. Will granny and grandad…

POSSIBLE PITFALLS OF RENTING YOUR PROPERTY AS AN AIRBnB IN S.A.
Niel Cloete
4 June 2018

Modern technology has made it possible for travellers to book the best, most convenient or luxurious accommodation in various cities across the world. Well-known electronic applications such as LekkerSlaap, Airbnb, Uber and TripAdvisor

SMOKERS TAKE NOTE
Monica Mahlangu
22 June 2018

On The 9th of May 2018, the Minister of Health, Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi published a draft Bill relating to the Control of Tobacco products and electronic delivery systems (also known as e-cigarettes).

THE “FIT FOR PURPOSE” STANDARD IN DESIGN-BUILD CONTRACTS
Danielle de Bruyn
21 August 2018

If you’re a building contractor, you would in all probability have come across the so-called “fit for purpose” standard in contracts entered into by yourself. It is however fairly evident that contracting parties do not necessarily

READING THE AIRUrlich Fobian6 March 2019

news. A Quick Glimpse at the Unwritten Japanese Law of the Work Place for South Africans “Japan functions on the basis of everyone sharing certain assumptions, where each person knows his part in a larger whole. The foreigner sits outside and is threatening. If he...

CHUMMED BY A HOLIDAY ACCOMMODATION SCAM – DO I HAVE A LIFELINE?
Riette van der Merwe
28 February 2019

You are online browsing the world wide web in hot pursuit of the ideal holiday accommodation, and behold, you hit the bargain of the year – a spacious beachfront house with a beautiful view…

CAN I STILL BUY A BARGAIN AT A SHERIFF’S AUCTION?
Yolanda Viviers
26 November 2018

In years gone by, the prevailing perception had pretty much always been that prospective property purchasers who acquired property at a Sheriff’s Auction  would be able to purchase a property for a very good price

ZERO-RATING VAT SALES ON FOREIGN EXPORTS: AN EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Stefan Oberholzer
9 November 2018

Very often parties to an agreement are so interested in “just doing the deal”, that they fail to consider the tax implications thoroughly. In this context, local suppliers come under increasing pressure to levy VAT at the zero-rate

LEGAL PRACTICE ACT
Thuso Mathulwe
16 November 2018

It was Jimmy Dean who once said that “I can’t change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination”. For the legal profession, the winds of change have certainly arrived and, inevitably, it is time to adjust to the change.

ROW, ROW, ROW YOUR BOAT, GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM
Marthinus Uys
2 November 2018

I am sure that anyone reading this article should remember the above nursery rhyme from their childhood, whilst others may have more recent practice in singing it to their own children. This song, first published as far back as 1852