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Sushila  Dhever

Sushila Dhever

Partner Fasken
I see law as a means to empower people. My social mission is to facilitate access to justice through my legal practice.
Jurisdiction South Africa, 2008
Language(s) English
Office(s) Johannesburg
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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.

  • Mail & Guardian 200 Young South Africans List 2017 - Justice & Law
  • Global Advocacy and Legal Writing, International Law of Armed Conflict and Certificates in International Criminal Law from the Mandela Institute; Certificate of First Class in US Foreign Policy III (MC); Certificate of Merit in Regional Studies East Asia 1 (University of the Witwatersrand)
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Education

  • Certificate, Global Advocacy and Legal Writing University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate, Advanced Constitutional Law University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate, International Law of Armed Conflict University of the Witwatersrand
  • Certificate, International Criminal Law University of the Witwatersrand
  • LLB University of the Witwatersrand
  • BA, International Relations and Law University of the Witwatersrand

Community involvement

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Law Society of the Northern Provinces

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