Sushila Dhever is a labour, employment and human rights partner in Fasken’s Johannesburg office with expertise in human rights and constitutional impact litigation. Sushila is recognized in the Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans 2017, for improving the lives of others through her work in justice and law. She leads the regional Pro Bono team.
Sushila has extensive experience in children's rights, gender law, housing policy, land rights, refugee law, legal advocacy and law reform. Passionate about restoring dignity to disadvantaged individuals and communities in South Africa and ensuring equal access to the law, Sushila coordinates regular legal clinics in the townships of Soweto and Lenasia. These clinics service impoverished communities, individuals, non-profit organisations and start up companies from Orange Farm, Grasmere, Walkerville, Sebokeng and Lawley and facilitate access to justice.