CLA operates as an entity under the auspices of the Faculty of Law in terms of the Nelson Mandela University’s policy relating to engagement entities in terms of which it has a Management Committee and an Advisory Board.

The Management Committee meets bi-monthly and supports the Director of the Centre.  The Advisory Board meets bi-annually and provides general and strategic focus and direction and oversees the pursuance of existing aims and objectives.


CLA Advisory Board members:

Prof Andre Keet – Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Engagement and Transformation

Dr Lynn Biggs (Chairperson) – Executive Dean: Faculty of Law

Mrs Mariam Jogee-Jamal – Senior Director: Finance

Prof Hennie van As – Director: Centre for Law in Action

Mr Michael de Lange – Chief Operating Officer: Centre for Law in Action

Mr Linton Harmse - Head: Refugee Rights Centre 

One external member - TBA