Local municipality: Impendle
Population: 33 105
Community served: Lotheni, Nhlathimbe, Nhlambamasoke, Khethikhethi, Mahlutshini, Sdakeni, Stepmore, Manguzi, Kwathini, Stoffelton and Nzingi
Lotheni Paralegal Office is located in the deep rural of KwaZulu-Natal Midlands. The area is under traditional leadership (Izinduna and Amakhosi). The office was established in 1998, since its inception the office provides free legal advice to the community and deals with cases which are:
- Farm related matters, such as evictions and sectorial determination.
- Unfair labour practices,Surplus apportionment claims,
- UIF benefits,
- RAF claims,
- Late estates,
- Social grants and
- Mediate in disputes for families and community members.
The Advice office does educational workshops dealing with human rights and socio-economic rights topics.
Staff: Miss Londiwe Molefe
Ms Molefe obtained a Diploma in Paralegal Studies through CLRDC in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal Law Faculty in 2000. Since passing her Diploma, she has been working at the Paralegal office.
Office contact details
Lotheni Paralegal Office
P O Box 670
Tel: 078 0954 855