Name: Magano Erkana
Firm Name: WKH
Country: Namibia
Expertise: Commercial Law

Telephone: +264 811228664
Fax: +264 61 22 05 33
Email: [email protected]

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Professional Biography:

Magano Erkana our exclusively recommended Commercial Law expert in Namibia on the Advisory Excellence website. If you need assistance in this area, please contact Magano directly using the contact details listed above.

Magano is a legal practitioner admitted to the High Court of Namibia an also admitted as an attorney in South Africa. She is a director at WKH and heads the commercial law department.

Magano’s areas of specialisation include the following:

  • Banking Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Commercial Law
  • Financial Law

Magano provides legal advice, drafts and reviews all types of commercial contracts for multi-national corporations, banks, and other financial institutions and policies on business and corporate market segments for various entities nationally and internationally. She was previously legal adviser for Standard Bank Namibia (for 11 years) and gained invaluable experience during that time as she provided legal advice on a full spectrum of areas of law such as banking regulatory issues, credit law, corporate law, labour law and also advised on forensic investigations as well as drafted and reviewed various types of agreements related to lending and procurement in the different business areas of Standard Bank Namibia. During her tenure she also served on the boards of the following companies: Stanfin (Pty) Ltd, Namclear (Pty) Ltd; Liberty Life Namibia (Pty) Ltd; Stanlib Namibia (Pty) Ltd and Stanlib Namibia Unit Trust Management Company.

Firm Overview:

Dr Weder, Kauta, and Hoveka Inc. (“WKH”) was formed in 2006 (the result of a successful merger between 2 of the country’s most prominent law firms – Dr Weder, Kruger & Hartmann (established 1949) and Kauta, Basson & Kamuhanga Inc. (established 2000)). It is currently the largest law firm in Namibia, with offices in Windhoek, Ongwediva, Swakopmund, and Grootfontein. WKH specialises in litigation, commercial law, corporate law, conveyancing competition law, tax law, and labour law. The firm is widely respected and recognised for its professionalism and excellence in service provision. The combined years of experience at WKH exceeds well beyond 100.

With 24 legal practitioners in 4 offices, the legal practitioners and conveyancers at WKH value the delivery of high quality service to all of its clients. There is an expectation that every director and employee, as individuals, must show outstanding personal commitment in achieving that goal, recognising that the financial success of WKH and its personal professional development and success are based on the success of its clients.

WKH has a staff compliment of 104 employees ranging from Directors, Associates, Candidate Legal Practitioners, and Litigation and Conveyancing Secretaries.

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