Ooni & Wadia

About Us

“No man is above the law & No man is below it – T. Roosevelt”

Ooni & Wadia Incorporated Attorneys is a progressive legal practice situated in central Johannesburg and provides legal services to individuals and companies in South Africa. Two Directors form the foundation of the firm’s staff. These Directors have structured the firm to specialise in the following fields:


At Ooni & Wadia Incorporated Attorneys we offer legal services based and founded on the following values and principles:

Building long-lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with clients.

The values of honesty,
integrity and reliability.

The rendering of cost-efficient and timeous legal services in a professional manner.

Providing accurate and informative legal advice, considering all avenues and

Abiding by an elevated set of ethical principles and norms to which we are
committed as legal practitioners.

The assurance to clients of progress within their respected matters through
correspondence at predetermined intervals.

The underlying value of human dignity, the achievement of equality and the advancement of human rights and freedoms as reflected in The Constitution of the Republic of South of Africa.




(LLB, WITS) (PGDIP – Corporate Law, WITS) (LLM – Commercial & Business Law, WITS)

Yahya Ooni is the Managing Director at our firm and an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Yahya has obtained the following degrees and postgraduate diplomas at the University of the Witwatersrand (WITS):

🎓 LLB (WITS)(2009);
🎓 PGDIP (WITS) – Corporate Law (2017); and
🎓 LLM (WITS) – Commercial & Business Law (2020).

He has been in legal practice since 2010 and heads our Commercial and Administration of Deceased Estate departments.

Yahya’s areas of expertise are commercial & business law, drafting and reviewing of contractual agreements, business restructuring, risk & compliance, litigation, mediation and the administration of deceased estates.




Aslam Wadia is a founding Director at our firm and an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.

Aslam obtained his LLB Degree in 2014 at the University of Johannesburg, South Africa (UJ).

He has been in legal practice since 2015 and heads our Litigation, Labour and Labour relations departments.

Aslam specializes in civil litigation, delictual claims, debt collection, commercial rent collection, commercial and residential evictions, family law, trusts, property law, property disputes, labour law, labour management and relations, business restructuring and drafting and reviewing of contractual agreements.