Tongaat2District: Ilembe
Local municipality: Ndwedwe
Community served: Gcwensa
Population: 10 982

Gcwensa Paralegal Office is located approximately 20 km inland from Tongaat in KwaZulu-Natal.  The office was established in 1996 and is based in the Traditional Court of Gcwensa. Since its inception the office provides free legal services to the community and deal with cases such as:

  • Social grants,
  • Road Accident Fund claims,
  • Labour matters such as unfair dismissal, Unemployment Insurance Fund claims and refer matters of litigation to the relevant service providers.

The office does community educational workshops dealing with human rights and socio-economic rights topics.


Staff: Ms Bonisile Ngcobo
Bonisiwe Ngcobo-Gcwensa
Bonisiwe Ngcobo

Ms Ngcobo started in 1998 after obtaining a Diploma in Paralegal Studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal.  Since passing her Diploma, she has been working at the Paralegal office.


Office contact details

Gcwensa Paralegal Office

P O Box 1192




Tel:  078 0954 870

Email:  gcwensaoffice@gmail.com