Durban Appreciation Day

ProBono.Org Durban hosted its Attorney Appreciation Day on 18 February 2024 to onour and celebrate the attorneys who go above and beyond for our clients. The event was an intimate and light-hearted evening filled with interaction and
conversation. The evening kicked off with a welcome from the Regional Manager Nicole Laljit. This was followed by a keynote address by Candice Pillay from Norton Rose Fulbright, who engaged the legal practitioners on the importance and impact of pro bono services in the community. This address was
followed by a virtual speech by Prof McQuoid-Mason, who reminisced on the early beginnings of street law and his current pro bono community initiatives. The awardees were as follows:

  • Most helpful attorneyDeceased Estates | Marian Venniker from Venniker Golding Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorneyHousing | Venilla Govender from Meumann White Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorneyConsumer Law | Shivani Phaulal from Legator McKenna Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorneyFamily Law | Busani Ngcongo from NEB Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorneyLabour |Thulisiwe Ngcobo from Daly Morris Fuller Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorney Refugee | Law Mellisha Hurchund from Mellisha Hurchund Attorneys.
  • Most helpful attorney – Wills | from Netisha Panalall from Netisha Panalall Attorneys.
  • Chatsworth Help desk |Candice Pillay from Candice Pillay-Chetty and Associates.
  • Community Engagement| Unathi Dlamini from Shepstone and Wylie Attorneys.
  • Attorney Training and Webinars | Candice Pillay from Norton Rose Fulbright Inc.

A special appreciation award went to Nike Pillay from Nike Pillay Attorneys for his unwavering support and mentorship provided to the Durban office.

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