Local municipality: Indaka
Community served: Ekuvukeni, Ingwe, Kliprivier, Mabaso, Mbhense, Mchunu, Mthembu, Nxumalo, Sgweje, Sithole, Uitvaal.
Population: 103 116
Limehill Advice & Resource Centre is situated in the Northern KwaZulu-Natal 49 km east of Ladysmith. The area is predominately rural. The office is located in the Mchunu Traditional Authority Administration Centre. The Limehill Advice & Resource Centre started in 1997 after being informed by the survey conducted by late Cosmos Desmond titled Limehill revisited in 1978 assessing the decade impact of force removals policy under technical guidance supervision by University of Natal.
The office is providing free legal advice to the community and has successfully dealt with following cases:
- Land restitution,
- Unfair labour practice,
- UIF benefits,
- Mines surplus apportionment,
- Deceased estates and
- Mediation and conflict resolution where needed.
The office does educational workshops on human rights and socio-economic rights within the areas.
Staff: Mr Mhlengi Buthelezi
Mhlengi Buthelezi started in 2002 as a volunteer and in 2004 he obtaining a Diploma in Paralegal Studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal Law Faculty. Mhlengi believes that a Paralegal Officer needs to understand the community background and its needs both previous and present. He believes that what you have promised to the client need to be implemented so that the client has a complete trust in the work and every client should be treated equally and same service should be given to every client visiting the Advice office.
Office contact details
Lime-Hill Paralegal Office
P O Box 18233
Tel: 078 0954 853