DR. WEDER, KAUTA & HOVEKA INC.
THE EXPERIENCE YOU NEED THE RESULTS YOU WANT
Dr. Weder, Kauta & Hoveka’s strength and commitment lies in the diversity and experience of our professional staff. We pride ourselves in the appreciation of our clients’ requirements for quality legal services. Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka’s unique professional ethos is derived from a combined period of over 70 years of legal experience within Namibia. This wealth of experience is further supported by a modern approach and appreciation of the contemporary legal setting.
Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Incorporated specialises in:
- labour law
- commercial law
- corporate law
- tax law
The Firm currently operates from offices in Windhoek, Ongwediva, Swakopmund and Grootfontein respectively. The Firm is widely respected and recognised for its professionalism and excellence in service provision.
The partners of Dr Weder, Kruger & Hartmann and the directors of Kauta, Basson & Kamuhanga Incorporated merged with effect from the 1st of September 2006, both firms commenced to practice as legal practitioners under the name and style of Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Incorporated.
The merger of these two prominent legal firms was a first for independent Namibia, which now constitutes a truly empowered provider of professional legal services. It represents our aspiration to create and maintain a Namibian entity, which meets the transformation brief, set out nationally in order to make a meaningful contribution to the development of the country.
SYNERGY THROUGH DIVERSITY
Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. brings together a unique synergy of professional expertise, experience and skills, offering clients a comprehensive range of legal services focusing on the clients’ needs and expectations.
By combining the unique strengths and rich heritages of these two legacy firms, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. has been able to increase its capacity, not only in terms of its workforce, but also its various fields of expertise, experience and infrastructure. The result is a large practice with a singular focus, which enables and delivers service excellence to its ever increasing and diverse client base.
SERVICE EXCELLENCE THROUGH INNOVATION
At Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc., enabling a diversity of talents, expertise, genders, languages and cultures at all levels and areas of the firm is only the first step to ensuring effective service delivery. Guided by the philosophy “to be dynamic, you must change”, every aspect of the firm is geared towards creating a premium environment for clientele. To this end, the headquarters located in Windhoek, combine innovative thinking with state-of-the art technology. A modern, three-story office, the bottom two floors are aptly referred to as the factory, which creates a space for all processing of documentation to take place uninterrupted. The top floor has been designed with the clients’ needs and comfort in mind, with private consultation
rooms, a fully equipped boardroom, and a full-service cafeteria. Technology forms the backbone of all business conducted at Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. Ensuring all clients and staff have access to the internet through a wireless network that reaches every corner of the building is paramount. This ensures all directors are in constant and direct access with clients and colleagues alike, ensuring a streamlined communication process that eliminates unnecessary delays.
Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. believes that employees are a company’s most valuable assets. As such, the firm continues to invest in the wellbeing of its people, from supporting the communities in which they live, creating a working environment that is of the highest standard, to investing in their further education and enrichment. In terms of its employment practices, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. strives to create opportunities for previously disadvantaged individuals, through its commitment of enforcing the principles and practices surrounding Affirmative Action, the firm continues to add to the development objectives of the nation.
CORPORATE SOCIAL INVESTMENT
In a country where the majority of Namibian citizens face major economic and social challenges, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. believes that legal firms and corporations have a fundamental responsibility to assist individuals and communities to make a meaningful contribution to the overall progression of the Namibian society. Rather than simply donate money, the Firm’s Corporate Social Investment Programme aims to make effective use of both its financial and human capital resources, drawing on the wealth of skills, passion and expertise inherent in its rich staff compliment. Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. believes that education serves as the foundation on which to build an inclusive and sustainable economy. With tertiary education forming the basis of the legal profession Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. provides scholarships and financial assistance, through the JP Karuaihe Trust, law students from previously disadvantaged backgrounds or with financial difficulties benefit from this trust.
In addition to funding students at tertiary level, Dr Weder, Kauta & Hoveka Inc. annually funds various organised institutions through Imago Dei. To avoid prolixity the details are reflected elsewhere.