Mr Legodi Thutse

Mr Legodi Thutse
Howard College
1st Floor, Suite G, Room 1F-19


Legodi Thutse is a Lecturer in the School of Law. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and a Master of Laws (LLM) in mercantile law with specific focus on banking law and insolvency law. Both degrees were obtained from the University of Pretoria. He is currently enrolled for a Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree in the area of bank insolvency with the University of Pretoria. His research interests lie mainly within insolvency law, bank regulation, corporate law and governance; and the law of obligations.  

Before joining the University of KwaZulu-Natal in October 2022, He served as an Academic Associate and later as an Assistant Lecturer from February 2020 to September 2022 in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria, where he taught the law of persons, the law of succession and the law of delict. Thutse currently teaches in the law of contract; the law of delict; introductory legal studies; sale, lease and credit agreements; and negotiable instruments.  

Academic qualifications

  • LLB (2019) (UP)
  • LLM (2021) (UP)

Professional qualification

  • Postgraduate Certificate: Risk, Compliance and Governance (Wits)

Research Interests

  • Insolvency law
  • Law of obligations
  • Corporate Law and Governance
  • Aspects of bank regulation


  • Thutse “Image rights in Kenya” 2023 TSAR 372–379. (Co-authored)
  • Thutse “Does the treatment of arrear maintenance claims of children under the Insolvency Act 24 of 1936 constitute a violation of their constitutionally protected rights to social welfare and human dignity? An exposition” 2023 De Jure Law of Journal 340–353.
Conference paper
  • 2022 “The role of bank resolution under the Financial Sector Regulation Act 9 of 2017 in advancing social justice” Private Law and Social Justice Conference, Organized by Nelson Mandela University.