Lauren Nel

Lauren Nel

Attorney

Since March 2019, Lauren has been practising as an attorney at the Legal Resources Centre. She is in her fifth year of post-admission. She has mainly dealt with housing law, environmental law, managing and litigating on cases relating to the Brusson scheme, implementation of the silicosis settlement agreement, a case involving retrieving rehabilitation costs from a mining company and the formalisation of artisanal mining. Before practising as an attorney at the Legal Resources Centre, Lauren was appointed as an environmental law researcher where she conducted community workshops and dealt with environmental justice. Prior to the Legal Resources Centre, she practised at a law firm in commercial litigation, company law and labour law. Lauren obtained my BA Law degree, LLB Law degree, LLM in International Law and postgraduate diploma in labour law. Her passion for human rights led her to participate in an internship for eight months at Amnesty International Southern Africa as well as pursue pro bono matters in her commercial law firm.