Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh

Executive Director Kaajal Ramjathan-Keogh joined SALC in February 2015. She obtained her B.Proc LLB degrees from the University of Natal (now University of Kwa Zulu Natal). She was employed at Lawyers for Human Rights from 2002- 2014 where she initially headed the Immigration Detention Monitoring Unit and was thereafter appointed as Manager of the Refugee and Migrants Rights Programme, which position .. » Read More

Anneke Meerkotter

Anneke Meerkotter

Litigation Director Anneke Meerkotter joined SALC in February 2012 as a programme manager working on LGBT and Sex Workers Rights. She previously worked as executive director at the Tshwaranang Legal Advocacy Centre. She has specialised in public interest litigation and advocacy on gender-based violence, sex worker rights, rights of people living with HIV, sexual and reproductive rights, access to justice and child justice. .. » Read More


Tashwill Esterhuizen

Lawyer, LGBTI and Sex Worker Rights Programme Tashwill Esterhuizen holds an LLB from the University of Cape Town (UCT) and is an admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Prior to his employment at SALC, he was employed as a litigation attorney at Socio-Economic Rights Institute of South Africa (SERI), where he was involved in a number of public interest .. » Read More

Jacqui Groeneweegen

Jacqui Groeneweegen

Finance Director Jacqui Groeneweegen started off as an audit clerk and became the financial accountant for an audit practice. Thereafter she and two partners ran their own accounting practice for eleven years where they provided a full spectrum of tax, accounting, payroll and company secretarial services. She rejoined the corporate sector for five years as the Financial Manager for a recruitment .. » Read More

Caroline James

Caroline James

Lawyer, Freedom of Expression Programme Caroline James holds B.A. and LL.B. degrees from the University of the Witwatersrand. She has previously worked for Lawyers for Human Rights in Johannesburg, South Africa. Prior to joining SALC, she was a judge’s clerk at the South Gauteng High Court. .. » Read More



Lawyer, Health Rights Programme Annabel Raw holds a BA Law from the University of Pretoria, an Honours degree in International Relations from the University of the Witwatersrand and an LLB from the University of South Africa.  She obtained an LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from Lund University, Sweden in cooperation with the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of International Human Rights .. » Read More

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Brigadier Siachitema

Project Lawyer, Women’s Land and Property Rights Programme Brigadier Siachitema joined SALC in January 2015. Mr. Brigadier has over 7 years of experience litigating land rights disputes, property grabbing and gender based violence. Prior to joining SALC, he spent 6 years as an advocate at the International Justice Mission (IJM) protecting indigent victims of succession and inheritance land rights violations .. » Read More