Who we are?

RefugeeLaw is a private advocacy group and consultancy which provides legal assistance to refugees and asylum seekers in South Africa.

The consultancy is managed by Martin J. Bauwens, a refugee law expert and honorary judge with more than 30 years of experience in the field of administrative, refugee, immigration and humanitarian law.

Martin J. Bauwens is a member of the African Chapter of the International Association of Refugee and Migration Judges.

The consultancy provides tailor-made legal assistance to its clients and uses all reasonable endeavours to ensure they achieve permanent legal status or citizenship in the Republic of South Africa.

Our office is conveniently located in the heart of Cape Town’s City Bowl.

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