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Toni Hancox

Mrs. Toni Hancox
Mrs Toni Hancox was appointed the Co-ordinator of the Human Rights and Constitutional Unit in August 2000 after she worked in private practice and for the government attorneys while qualifying as a legal practitioner via correspondence studies. Toni is also admitted as a solicitor in England and is a qualified conveyancer. In March 2010, Toni was appointed as the Director of the Legal Assistance Centre. She previously served on the Council of the Law Society in Namibia as well as a Commissioner on the Law Reform and Development Commission.  Toni currently serves as trustee on Nangof, the umbrella body for non-governmental organizations in Namibia and is studying for her Masters in Human Rights through UNISA.

Dortea Ithikwa
Finance Manager
Dortea Ithikwa has a Degree in accounting and finance from the Polytechnic of Namibia. She also worked as a Finance Manager at Church Alliance for Orphans (CAFO) before taking over as Finance Manager of LAC in September 2009.

Emmerentia Helu

Emmerentia works as the receptionist at the Legal Assistance Centre. She has been with the centre since 01 June 2007. She first worked at the Keetmanshoop regional office as the project assistant and has moved to Windhoek in September, of which she started working as the PA at AIDS law Unit on the 1st of September2009. She is now currently holding the position as the receptionist of the centre since 02 January 2015.

Vasisee Kuvare
Vasisee joined the LAC in August 2009 after having being a programme manager for BEN Namibia. She has an accounting Degree with the University of Namibia and she also did a programme in project management with the University of Stellenbosch.

Romy Noeske
Librarian and IT Admin
Romy has finished her Library and Information Science degree in Stellenbosch, worked at Public libraries and the NBC. Widened her expertise as Section Head at Mutual and Federal Insurance Company before joining the LAC library in 1998. Currently she is also the IT Administrator and webpage editor.