Anneline is an attorney, duly admitted in 2008, having begun her career as a commercial law attorney. She completed her Master of Laws in Business Law. While working within a private law firm, one of her clients was one of South Africa’s largest public interest housing law organization. Anneline was responsible for managing their housing and eviction cases within the eThekwini region of Kwazulu-Natal.
In 2013 Anneline joined the LRC, focusing on strategic impact litigation and assisting clients with unlawful evictions, access to basic services (such as water and sanitation), and challenging unlawful housing policies – thereby contributing to South Africa’s housing law jurisprudence (including litigation decided in the Constitutional Court). Anneline has expanded her focus to include environmental justice litigation and has already made significant impact litigating in the Supreme Court of Appeal and in the interface between environmental and spatial justice.