About Us 2018-04-23T20:37:51+00:00

About Us


RHK Attorneys, established in 1982, is distinct from other law firms. We provide a personal service and support structure in every matter we handle, irrespective of race, colour or creed. No matter is too small or too large.

Our firm has a special rapport with Counsel of the highest ilk which was developed over many years and who represent clients in complex matters.

We have invested in staff equipped to deal with clients.

Success for the client is important to the firm, without which, we would be no different to many firms.

We are a reputable and diverse law firm situated in Illovo, Sandton.


RHK Attorneys was established in 1982, initially conducting a successful practice in Alberton, servicing the magisterial districts of Katlehong, Thokoza and Alberton before relocating to Johannesburg and opening a branch in Dube, Soweto. Whilst conducting the successful Dube office, Robert Kanarek hosted a radio program on Soweto Community Radio.

The program was designed to educate the residents on all legal aspects and offering advice in respect of one’s rights and responsibilities. The firm is now based in Illovo, Sandton. Some of the firms most prominent cases include the famous Toilet Paper Caper case and the Kebble murder case in which the firm represented Glenn Agliotti.

The firm also represented a number of other celebrities including, the Princess of Africa (Yvonne Chaka Chaka) and Tbo Touch. Robert Kanarek, the founding member of the firm and still the managing attorney, has for a considerable period been a proud member of the Black Lawyers’ Association.


We endeavor to provide the following, to our clientele:

  • Personalized services
  • Professionalism
  • Integrity
  • Results

The firm boasts an impeccable success rate and encourages its clients to litigate only on commercially sound basis which are consistent with the company mantra that costs should never exceed gain. The firm discourages litigation on principle. The firm moreover prides itself on its service delivery and reasonable fees – traits that have ensured the firm’s success over the past 4 decades.

Our clients include:

avant- garde clientele; corporate clientele; international companies; financial service providers; mining companies; VIP protection services; TV personalities; celebrities; insurers; several luxury motor-vehicle dealers and other prominent players in the motor industry, including numerous automotive repair specialists, towing companies and vehicle-salvage companies; and many others; including the ordinary man