Mobilising our talents for good #BeyondMentorship

This Women’s Month LegalWise CEO Siva Gengan hosts three other remarkable women who have achieved excellence in their professions. The webinar takes place on Friday 6 August from 10h00 under the theme - Mobilising our talents for good #BeyondMontorship. The webinar seeks to address equality and transformation through mentorship and coaching.

New Video Consultations – Making the Law More Accessible

LegalWise is pleased to announce the launch of their new face-to-face video consultations. LegalWise Members can now enjoy face-to-face consultations on either a WhatsApp video call or on Zoom. The launch is a tangible step to improve access to legal services and in so doing the new service plays a small but meaningful role in breaking down the geographic and physical barriers to justice.

What’s up with WhatsApp’s new privacy policy?

A recent announcement by WhatsApp that a new privacy policy will become fully operative on 8 February 2021 (it has been extended to 15 May 2021), caused quite a stir about users’ data that may be shared. WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook and as with all other profit-driven companies, it allows for sharing of certain information of its users in order to provide them a better service.

Silence encourages the tormentor not the tormented

This 16 Days of Activism we collaborated with the Tears Foundation as part of their community training workshops as well as through a social media campaign, titled #16Days #16Ways aimed at using the power of words to heal and empower survivors of GBV.

#OurStoriesMatter – A Dialogue with Women in Law

“It is only when we leverage each other’s strengths, stories and voices will we make a significant difference in our companies, our profession and our world," Siva Gengan, CEO LegalWise South Africa. This Women's Month we celebrate women with our webinar series "Our stories matter: a dialogue with women in law" hosted by our CEO Siva Gengan and Teresa Yates, National Director of Probono.Org. The dialogue is with remarkable women who will share their stories of how they are using the law as a vehicle to empower women and their communities.