Change is inevitable and every organisation goes through staffing changes. However, while we frequently see interns leave after a year or two, the Durban office has welcomed a new staff attorney, Seshni Govender. Seshni joins us from private practice where she primarily worked on family law and criminal matters. She has an LLB degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (Howard College). In the short time that she has been with us, Seshni has shown herself to have the drive necessary for an NGO such as ours by putting in the effort and ensuring that the work gets done. The Durban office welcomes her young blood and fresh ideas and looks forward to entering a new era with her.

Seshni deals with the family, labour and refugee portfolios at our office. In addition, she runs the Chatsworth, Verulam, KZN Deaf Association and Umlazi help desks. She will also be dealing with the street traders’ project that our office oversees. Attorneys interested in assisting with any of these can email her on

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