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Director // Co-founder // Practice Lead: Information Rights & Data Privacy

Avani Singh (ALT)
information rights, data privacy, public law
advisory, analysis, research, training
special projects

Developing international human rights law

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Learn more about Avani and her work

  • Avani is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (with Right of Appearance) and a member of the Legal Practice Council. She holds B.Comm. and LL.B. degrees from the University of Pretoria.

    Avani focuses on public law, information rights and media law, data privacy, and electoral law at the domestic, regional, and international levels, with a particular interest in advising clients in the areas of freedom of expression, online regulation, and privacy in Africa.

    Avani is also a director and co-founder of Power Singh Inc. (2018-), serves as a member of the Appeals Committee of the Advertising Regulatory Board, and is a member of the Executive Board of the Interactive Advertising Bureau of South Africa.

    Before forming ALT Advisory, Avani practised media law at Webber Wentzel (2011-14) and public law at the Legal Resources Centre (2014-17), and she clerked at the Constitutional Court of South African (2010, Justice Thembile Skweyiya) and the International Criminal Court (2013, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji).

    Avani has represented clients before various courts and tribunals, including media complaints mechanisms, in South Africa and she has appeared before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the United Nations Human Rights Committee.

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Promoting rights-based technology innovation

Developing Africa’s digital rights landscape

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The ALT Advisory Team

Avani Singh (ALT)

Avani Singh

Director // Co-Founder // Practice Lead: Information Rights & Data Privacy

LinkedIn | @AvaniS_RSAE-mail Avani

Michael Power ALT

Michael Power

Director // Co-Founder // Practice Lead: Public Law & Emergent Technology

LinkedIn | @MikePowerRSA | E-mail Michael


Murray Hunter

Senior Analyst // Researcher

@muzhunter | E-mail Murray


Tina Power

Senior Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail Tina


Tara Davis

Analyst // Researcher

E-mail Tara

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S’lindile Khumalo

Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | E-mail S’lindile


Wendy Trott

Analyst // Researcher

LinkedIn | @Wendy_Trott | E-mail Wendy


Jessie Rashid

Office Manager // Human Resources Officer

LinkedIn | @Rashid_Jessie | E-mail Jessie


Kwazi Nwana

 Technology // Design Officer

LinkedIn | E-mail Kwazi


Dércio Tsandzana

Independent Lusophone Consultant

LinkedIn | @derciotsandzana


Siphathisiwe Mncube

Part-time Office Support



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