Mr Banele Mhlongo

Mr Banele Mhlongo
Howard College Building, School of Law, Suite G, Room 20


Banele Mhlongo is a lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s School of Law and lectures Property Law and Constitutional Law. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of KwaZulu-Natal.

Banele is an admitted attorney having completed his articles of clerkship at J Leslie Smith & Company Incorporated in 2021. His areas of research are Property Law, Intellectual Property Law and Constitutional Law. Banele is a PhD candidate in the research area of Property Law. 

Academic qualifications

  • LLB (2017) (UKZN)
  • LLM (2018) (UKZN)

Professional qualification

  •  Attorney of the High Court of South Africa

Research Interests

  • Property Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Constitutional Law



Conference Papers

  • 2022: “Whether Airbnbs can exist within certain Types of Communal Fragmented Property Ownership: A critical analysis of the judgment in Body Corporate of the Paddock Sectional Title Scheme No 249-1984 v Nicholl 2020 (2) SA 472 (GJ).” – Paper presented at the 28th annual Property Law Teachers’ Colloquium hosted by the North-West University, Potchefstroom, from 10 – 11 November 2022.