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 Avinash Govindjee (Advisory Board Chairperson) - Executive Dean: Law Faculty

Prof Andrew Leitch - DVC: Research & Engagement

Prof George de Lange - Director: Engagement Office

Prof Hennie van As - Director: Centre for Law in Action and FishForce Academy

Mrs Mariam Jogee-Jamal - (proxy to Mr J Wasserman Senior Director: Finance, Operational Finance)

Advocate Marthinus Le Roux- National Prosecuting Authority (NPA)

Mrs Fatima Savel- Skills Development Training and Awareness at Department of Agriculture, Forsetry & Fisheries (DAFF)