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Michael Power

Director and Co-founder of Power Singh Inc.
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Michael Power is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Director and Co-founder of Power Singh Inc.

Michael focuses on constitutional and public international law, administrative law, information and media law, and environmental law, with a particular interest in constitutional litigation and the development and implementation of international law.

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9-min
Michael Power is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa and a Director and Co-founder of Power Singh Inc.

Michael focuses on constitutional and public international law, administrative law, information and media law, and environmental law, with a particular interest in constitutional litigation and the development and implementation of international law.

Contact Michael

Protecting and promoting fundamental rights and freedoms

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About Michael

Learn more about Michael and his work.

  • Michael is an Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (with Right of Appearance) and a member of the Legal Practice Council. He holds B.A., LL.B. (with Distinction), and LL.M. in Public International Law (with Distinction) degrees from the University of Witwatersrand, and a Certificate in International Trade Regulation from the World Trade Institute, University of Bern.

    Michael focuses on constitutional and public international law, administrative law, information and media law, and environmental law, with a particular interest in constitutional litigation and the development and implementation of international law. He is also a director and co-founder of ALT Advisory (2017-) and currently acts as an adviser to the International Network of Civil Liberties Organisations (INCLO) in its Protest Rights and Policing thematic area.

    Before forming Power Singh Inc., Michael practised constitutional and international law at the Legal Resources Centre (2012-14; 2015-17), and he clerked at the Constitutional Court of South Africa (2014, Justice Bess Nkabinde) and the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court, Johannesburg (2011, Justice Kathleen Satchwell).

    Michael has appeared before various courts and tribunals in South Africa, including the Constitutional Court, and he has appeared before the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the United Nations Committee on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights, and the United Nations Human Rights Committee and Council.

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Ensuring public and private-sector accountability

Our People

Learn about the people behind Power Singh Inc.

Senior Associate

Tina Power

Senior Associate
Office Manager

Jessie Rashid

Office Manager
Part-time Office Support

Siphathisiwe Mncube

Part-time Office Support
Technology Officer

Kwazi Nwana

Technology Officer