Executive team

Executive Team

Ms Vidhu VedalankarChief Executive Officer responsible for overall strategic direction of Legal Aid South Africa so as to realise the vision and fulfil the mission.
Dr Jerry MakokoaneChief Operations Officer responsible for support operations within Legal Aid South Africa.
Adv Brian NairNational Operations Executive responsible for ensuring the delivery of cost effective high quality legal services.
Mr Patrick HundermarkChief 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 Rebecca HlabatauChief 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 MonwaInformation Services Executive responsible for the Information Technology infrastructure and the provision of support to all users within Legal Aid South Africa.
Mr Sethopo MamothetiInternal 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 Thembile MtatiLegal Executive responsible for corporate services including corporate legal services.
Ms Amanda ClarkHuman 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.

Mr Victor Shabangu

Communications 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 ExecutiveResponsibility
Mr Hope BambisoEastern Cape Provincial Executive
Ms Mpho KgabiLimpopo/Mpumalanga Provincial Executive
Adv Wilna LambleyGauteng Provincial Executive
Mr Vela MdakaKwaZulu-Natal Provincial Executive
Mr Tshotlego MakamediFree State/North West Provincial Executive
Ms Cordelia RobertsonNorthern Cape/Western Cape Provincial Executive