Lwazi became a candidate attorney at SERI in March 2015, after having worked as a research and advocacy officer at the organisation for a year. In 2010 Lwazi worked as a paralegal at SERI before completing his LLB degree at the University of the Western Cape (UWC).
Lwazi has extensive human rights work experience from working with communities on various socio-economic rights issues. Before joining SERI, Lwazi worked for the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), the Black Sash and the South African History Archive (SAHA).
He has a general interest in current local and international political affairs that have an impact on human rights issues. He sees public interest litigation as one of the strongest weapons of ensuring that the rights of the most vulnerable are protected.
- The road home, Lwazi Mtshiyo and Keaton Allen-Gessesse, Bertha Blog (28 July 2017).
- Guidelines offer clarity on evictions and relocations, Michael Clark, Lauren Royston and Lwazi Mtshiyo, Business Day (20 July 2017).
- 'Bad buildings' - the law is not the problem, Lauren Royston, Lwazi Mtshiya and Nomzamo Zondo, Daily Maverick (6 July 2017).
- The poor pay the cost for Joburg’s inner-city overhaul, Keaton Allen-Gessesse and Lwazi Mtshiyo, Business Day (1 June 2017).
- The guns in Marikana were aimed at the families of slain workers too, Lwazi Mtshiyo and Tim Fish Hodgson, Business Day (21 March 2017).
- Court checks banks over home debts, Mbekezeli Benjamin and Lwazi Mtshiyo, Mail and Guardian (29 April 2016).