115 years’ experience.

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NATIONAL LOCK DOWN:

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Stay vigilant. Stay home. Stay Safe.

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.

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