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Senior Associate – JHB.

TINA POWER.

Est. 2017. JHB – CPT – NBO.
32-min

Tina is a Senior Associate at ALT Advisory and a public interest lawyer, researcher, and strategist.

ABOUT TINA.

  • Tina is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a member of the Legal Practice Council. She holds B.A., LL.B. (with Distinction), and LL.M. in Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation degrees from the University of Witwatersrand.

    Before joining ALT Advisory, Tina received the Section27-Students for Law and Social Justice Fellowship where she worked on matters relating to the right to basic education (2016). Thereafter, Tina completed her articles of clerkship at the Legal Resources Centre in Johannesburg (2017-18) as a Bertha Foundation Justice Fellow working on public law matters. Following her articles, Tina clerked at the Constitutional Court of South Africa (2019, Justice Nonkosi Mhlantla). Tina presently also acts as a Senior Associate at Power & Associates (2020-).

    Tina focuses on public law and information rights, with an interest in constitutional law and democratic institutions, children’s rights, online harms reduction, and equality and non-discrimination.

    Tina has a keen interest in understanding how technology and the law can collectively be used to strengthen institutions, reduce harm online, and promote equality.

33%

Percentage of annual profits allocated to pro bono and public interest projects.

200+27

Number of successfully completed advisory projects in 27 jurisdictions since 2017.

4000+

Number of collective pro bono and public interest hours in 2023.

TINA’S RECENT WORK.

    • Undertaking an assessment of CSOs partnered with UNICEF to support a gender transformation approach to ending child marriage.

    • Developing a first-of-its-kind online platform providing accessible resources to victims and survivors of online gender-based violence and sexual harassment.

    • Working with the Centre for Human Rights to conduct a study assessing the impact of laws in addressing gender-based violence across African countries.

    • Preparing a training module for journalists on reporting on children in the media.