Executive Team

Person Responsibility

Ms Mantiti Kola

Chief Executive Officer responsible for overall strategic direction of Legal Aid South Africa so as to realise the vision and fulfil the mission.

Mr Sethopo Mamotheti Chief Operations Officer responsible for support operations within Legal Aid South Africa.
Mr Patrick Hundermark (Acting) National Operations Executive responsible for ensuring the delivery of cost effective, high quality criminal legal services.
Mr Patrick Hundermark Chief Legal Executive responsible for civil legal service delivery, the improvement of quality and range of legal services offered to Legal Aid South Africa’s legal aid applicants, impact services, legal training and pilot projects.
Ms Tintswalo Mofokeng Chief Financial Officer responsible for strategically guiding financial matters of Legal Aid South Africa in a manner that will ensure its long-term viability as an upholder of the rights of people of SA to effective high quality legal services.
Ms Mmantsha Monwa Information Systems Executive responsible for the Information Technology infrastructure and the provision of support to all users within Legal Aid South Africa.
Mr Mthunzi Ndlangamandla Internal Audit Executive responsible for the assessment and evaluation of risk and controls within Legal Aid SA including compliance with the Legal Aid Act, Public Finance Management Act and Treasury Regulations, Attorneys Act, Labour Legislation, Occupational Health and Safety Act and the Information Act.
Mr Thabiso Mbhense Legal Executive: Land Rights Management responsible for legal representation for parties in land restitution matters in terms of the Land Restitution Act as well as assisting persons with land tenure matters in terms of the Extension of Security of Tenure Act and Land Reform (Labour Tenants) Act.
Mr Richard Baloyi Human Resources Executive responsible for the Human Resources department and ensuring that the Human Resources processes and systems support the delivery of the Legal Aid South Africa strategy.
Ms Pateka Quwe Communication Executive responsible for creating awareness about Legal Aid South Africa services and educating the public regarding accessing such services, as well as building strategic relations with relevant stakeholders.

Provincial Executives responsible for ensuring the efficient, effective and economic delivery of legal services as contemplated by the Constitution within their area of jurisdiction:

Provincial Executive Responsibility
Mr Hope Bambiso Eastern Cape Provincial Executive
Ms Mpho Kgabi Limpopo/Mpumalanga Provincial Executive
Vacant Gauteng Provincial Executive
Ms Lungile Magoso KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Executive
Mr Tshotlego Makamedi Free State/North West Provincial Executive
Ms Nolitha Jali Northern Cape/Western Cape Provincial Executive