Aspiring Legal Practitioners Impress Judges at Moot Court Competition

UKZN’s School of Law, in partnership with the Luthuli Museum, hosted the annual Mini-Moot Court Competition for Grade 10, 11 and 12 high school pupils who hope to follow a career in Law. The competition involved youngsters from underprivileged schools in the Groutville Community in KwaZulu-Natal – where the homestead of Chief Albert Luthuli and

School of Law Shines at Top International Conference

Academic in the School of Law, Dr Donrich Thaldar, and PhD student, Mr Bonginkosi Shozi, represented South Africa and the University at a medical law conference hosted by the prestigious Stanford Law School in California. This conference was attended by some of the leading experts in this field of law, including representatives from top law

Major Input from UKZN Academics at Commonwealth Legal Education Conference

Three UKZN School of Law academics presented papers at the recent Commonwealth Legal Education Association (CLEA) Conference held at the Zambian Institute for Advanced Legal Education in Lusaka. The conference was themed: Challenges and Opportunities for Commonwealth Legal Education. The academics were Professor David McQuoid-Mason, Dr Franaaz Khan and Dr Vishal Surburn. McQuoid-Mason, who is

Law Student Eyes Mr South Africa International Title

Twenty-three-year-old final year Bachelor of Laws student, Mr Luthando Mbanjwa, is amongst the 18 young South African men who will represent the country in the 2019 Mr South Africa International pageant. Mbanjwa said that he was thrilled to be selected from the 76 entries. ‘This is the biggest competition I have entered in my five-year

Tackling Gender-Based Violence at UKZN

The Department of Higher Education and Training’s (DHET) draft policy framework to address gender-based violence (GBV) in Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) is open for public comment until 3 June 2019. The policy aims to ensure that HEIs adopt a comprehensive response to GBV that both creates awareness of this scourge and prevents incidents of violence.

Seventeen School of Law Candidates Graduate Cum Laude!

The School of Law celebrated the huge achievement of 17 of their LLB candidates graduating cum laude. The distinguished graduates are Mr Waris Asmal, Mr Dale Adams, Ms Primarashani Chetty, Mr Aston Gevers, Ms Denisha Govender, Ms Moshina Ismail, Ms Ayesha Bibi Khan, Mr Shivaal Maharaj, Ms Cassidy Manthey, Ms Zamanguni Mazubane, Ms Celeste Moodley;

PhD Graduate Assists HIV Positive Pregnant Women in Area of Sterilisation Abuse

‘Social justice coupled with gross human rights violations suffered by HIV positive pregnant women in South Africa and globally are what motivated me to contribute towards the global ligation effort to end sterilisation abuse,’ says UKZN staff member Dr Chantal Badul, who graduated with a Doctorate in Law. As the Director of UKZN’s Law Clinic

Cum Laude Law Graduate Passionate About Life-Long Learning

The “nest” was empty after her youngest child left home to study at university so Ms Primi Chetty decided it was time for her to pursue a Law degree. That was four years ago. Today, Chetty – the CEO of Shuter and Shuter Publishers which is the fifth largest publisher of school textbooks in South

LLB for Durban Metro Policewoman

While her rank as Senior Constable at the Durban Metropolitan Police Services is rooted in law enforcement, LLB graduate Ms Arifa Soobrathi’s nine years worth of experience in the field highlighted the need for her to understand the inner workings of the legal system to serve her community more professionally and efficiently. ‘My legal qualification

Hard Work Pays Off for Law Summa Cum Laude Graduates

For Law graduates Mr Suhail Ebrahim, Ms Zakiyya Reheman, Ms Sumaiyah Abdulah and Ms Amy Gooden, graduating summa cum laude is proof that hard work and dedication are synonymous with success. Ebrahim’s outstanding academic record earned him the Juta Prize for the Best Third Year Student at last year’s School of Law Student Awards ceremony,