COVID-19 South African Online Portal –

Due to the nationwide 21 day lock-down of all non-essential businesses, our offices will be closed from Friday 27 March 2020 and re-open on 17 April 2020.

Please note that we will still be available to our clients either via telephone or e-mail, as per below:

  1. Hugh Raichlin – / 083 377 1908
  2. Margot Howells – / 081 064 4643

At this time, we want to wish you and your families safety and wellness, and indeed we pray for our nation and the world together!



Divorce Attorney in Johannesburg

Welcome to Hugh Raichlin Attorneys

Hugh Raichlin Attorneys was established in 1992 and enjoys a sound reputation with colleagues and clients. The firm has been successful in a number of reported judgements which have contributed significantly to the development of South African Common Law. Hugh Raichlin Attorneys prides itself on providing focused legal services of a high quality to both private and corporate clients.

Hugh Raichlin has had extensive experience over the course of the past 33 years in private practice in the sphere of commercial litigation in both the Magistrates Court and High Court, drafting commercial agreements, providing legal advice in a wide area of family law including divorce, drafting ante-nuptial contracts and wills as well as the drafting and registration of family Trusts, winding up deceased estates, drafting lease agreements and dealing with all aspects of landlord tenant law as well as acting for property brokers in the recovery of commission claims.

Hugh Raichlin has been involved in corporate training for a number of years and runs workshops for clients at their premises demystifying the legal process and the costs involved in litigation, runs workshops for property managers and credit controllers on all aspects of landlord tenant law, and presents interactive workshops for property brokers dealing with issues pertaining to the obtaining of mandates and establishing effective cause in property transactions.

Hugh Raichlin is an Associate Member of the Association of Arbitrators, and is also a qualified mediator, having qualified with an internationally recognized accreditation through the London School of Mediation. Hugh is a mediator in the areas of divorce, workplace and commercial disputes.