Stanley completed his LLB in 2015 at the University of Johannesburg and in the same year he was part of the winning team of the 6th annual Child Law Moot Court competition. In 2016, Stanley joined the Centre for Child Law as Candidate Attorney and upon completion, joined the Centre for Applied Legal Studies’ Right2Protest Project as an Attorney. He holds an LLM degree in Child Law from the University of Pretoria, with a distinction for his mini-dissertation. Stanley also holds a postgraduate diploma in Human Rights Advocacy and Litigation from the Nelson Mandela Institute, University of Witwatersrand. In 2020 He was nominated into the Mail & Guardian 200 most outstanding young South Africans. Stanley is a sessional lecturer in Jurisprudence at the Witwatersrand University. He am a steering committee member of the Southern African Human Rights Defenders Network Fund. Stanley is a published writer in the field of the right to peaceful assembly/ protest and also served as a member of the National Working Group of the Right2Know Campaign.