Vryheid2District:  Zululand
Local municipality: Abaqulusi
Community served: Vryheid, Bhekuzulu new & old location, Mondlo, Lakeside, eDumbe, Louwsburg and Coronation.
Population: 40 095

Vryheid Paralegal Office is located in the coal mining and cattle ranching town in northern KwaZulu-Natal, in the town centre of Vryheid. The office was established in 1989. Since its establishment the advice office has dealt with cases such as:

  • Farm workers evictions,
  • Unfair dismissal of farm workers,
  • Land restitution,
  • Social grants,
  • COIDA,
  • Dependents benefits,
  • Provident fund claims,
  • RAF claims and
  • Labour issues.

The office conducts educational workshops on human rights and socio-economic rights.

Staff: Ms Anita Mdlalose
Anita Mdlalose-Vryheid
Anita Mdlalose

The office has had a highest turnout of Paralegals joining and leaving for greener pastures. Ms Mdlalose started in March 2014.  She has a Diploma in Legal Assistance through Tshwane University of Technology.  Ms Mdlalose is passionate about the Paralegal work and the community she serves. Prior to joining the Vryheid Advice Office she served as an intern at the Legal Aid South Africa Office in Vryheid.


Office contact details

Vryheid Paralegal Office

P O Box 1438




Tel:  078 0954 861

Email:  abaqulusioffice@gmail.com