Does legal activism work? In this episode of the ‘Solutions With David Ansara’ podcast, David speaks with attorney, Daniël Eloff, about public interest litigation as an instrument for social change. Daniël and David discuss: Why he chose the legal profession; The effectiveness of public interest litigation; Legal challenges against the Lockdown; The role of NGOs and civil society in holding government to account; and The need for a politically independent judiciary.


David Ansara is the Chief Executive of the Free Market Foundation (FMF), a classical liberal think tank headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa. David has 15 years’ experience working for think tanks, consultancies and trade associations. He is a strong advocate for individual liberty and market-based approaches to public policy. David holds a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Cape Town.