Esme joined at the LRC in 1995, employed during the reigns of Geoff Budlender and Shinaaz Meer. She was appointed as the Receptionist / Accounts assistant in the National Office. In 2006 she was appointed as the Office Administrator for the National office. This included working jointly with all the lawyers in the LRC arranging their travel needs when cases are heard in different provinces and outside the borders of the Republic of South Africa. 25 Years later, Esme still honours the wonderful work the LRC is doing.