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 Mr. Shamiel Jassiem

Position: Director
Department: Legal Aid Clinic
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Qualifications: LLB; LLM (UWC)
Tel: 021 959 2756 / 3368
Fax: 021 959 2747


 Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Completed the National Credit Regulator’s Debt Counsellor training course and examination in 2006. Completed a mentoring training course presented by the Department of Justice and Constitutional Development in 2007. Certified as an Education, Training and Development (EDT) Practitioner by Legal Education and Development (LEAD) in September 2008. Completed a commercial mediation training course presented by University of Cape Town in 2014.




 Serve on the executive committee of the South African Universities Law Clinics Association (SAULCA) previously the Association of Universities Legal Aid Institutions (AULAI) as:
Secretary from 2008 to 2009;
Treasurer from 2009 to 2013;
Vice president from 2013 to 2015;
President from 2015 to current.

Trustee of the Association of Universities Legal Aid Institutions (AULAI) Trust from 2013 to current.
Commissioner of the Small Claims Court. Member on the Right to Access to Justice Committee in terms of Section 11 of the South African Human Rights Commission Act 40 of 2013. Member on the Advisory Board of the Khayelitsha Small Claims Court. Member on the Oversight Committee of the Community Courts in the Western Cape. Member of the Cape Law Society Pro Bono Committee.

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