Lauren Nel

Legal Coordinator: Just Energy Transition Africa Initiative

Lauren Nel joined Natural Justice in September 2022 as the Legal Coordinator Officer for the Just Energy Transition Africa initiative (JETA). In this role, Lauren works with the different hubs across Natural Justice and partners to advocate for the acceleration of clean energy in pursuit of a just energy transition across Africa to benefit indigenous people and local communities.

Lauren previously worked at the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) in Johannesburg, where she focused on environmental law, housing law, and mining issues. Before joining the LRC, she practised commercial and labour law at a private firm and did an 8-month internship at Amnesty International Southern Africa. She has a law degree along with an LLM in International Law and a postgraduate diploma in labour law from the University of Johannesburg.

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