Law Professions Day Attracts Scores of Students

Law students on the Pietermaritzburg and Howard College campuses turned up in their numbers at the Law Professions Day 2020 to interact with and gain information from prospective employers. Dean and Head of School, Professor Managay Reddi said the annual event apart from exposing students to the legal profession also serves to forge important links

UKZN Law Students Pledge Commitment to Legal Career

More than 250 first-year Law students committed to serve the legal profession with integrity as students and future practioners during a recent pledge ceremony. During the ceremony they were formally inducted into the Law School, taking an oath to conduct themselves with decorum, to respect fellow students and staff and to act with integrity. Keynote

Workplace Readiness Programme Equips Students for Successful Careers

UKZN students from the School of Law and the School of Religion, Philosophy and Classics were awarded certificates for completing a Workplace Readiness Programme. Sponsored by non-profit organisation IQRAA Trust South Africa and facilitated by the Young Leaders Academy (YLA), the programme is aimed at bridging the current gap that exists in the workplace between

Law Professor Receives Special Award in Russia

Professor David McQuoid-Mason of UKZN’s Centre for Socio-Legal Studies has just returned from Moscow. He received a Special Award for his clinical legal education work in Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, Central Asia and elsewhere in the world at the 10th nation-wide Conference of Russian Law Clinics hosted by the Law Faculty of Lomonosov, Moscow

Master of Laws Student Crowned Miss Mamelodi Sundowns Free State

Master of Laws student, Ms Tshegofatso Molefe (24) won the Miss Mamelodi Sundowns pageant in her home province, Free State. Miss Mamelodi Sundowns is one of the football club’s CSI initiatives. It aims to empower women in a male-dominated platform. ‘The journey has been a character building one. What I love most about the brand

Law Students Display Legal Skills Before Judges in Moot Final

‘As the overall winner of the 48th Ellie Newman Memorial Moot Competition, I am filled with appreciation and gratitude,’ said Mr Muzi Mgabi. The flagship Moot Court Competition of the School of Law aims to familiarise LLB students with various aspects of litigation and courtroom procedure. Mooting is an essential component of a well-rounded legal

UKZN’s Navi Pillay Research Group Launched

The School of Law recently launched the Navi Pillay Research Group (NPRG) in honour of Judge Dr Navanethem “Navi” Pillay. The group is a collaboration between UKZN’s Law School through Professor Managay Reddi, Professor Angana Chatterji of Berkeley University and Stanford University Libraries to honour and celebrate the formidable legacy and tireless agency of the

UKZN Confers Honorary Doctorate on Former Public Protector

UKZN conferred an Honorary Doctorate on former Public Protector Professor Thuli Madonsela in recognition of her tireless dedication to the Constitution, for being a fearless advocate for social justice and for her contribution to the betterment of the South African society through the promotion of democracy. Madonsela said she views this accolade as a form

Cum Laude for Bachelor of Laws Graduate

‘I was motivated to pursue a qualification in Law after I started debating in high school. I initially took up debating because I was extremely shy and wanted to learn to be more confident, but then I fell in love with researching different topics and constructing arguments, as well as listening to other people speak

Bachelor of Laws for eThekwini Lawman

Mr Khanyisani Mthembu, who teaches at the Durban Metro Police Academy, graduated with a Bachelor of Laws degree. ‘My passion for Law started in high school, umpteen years ago but I was not able to pursue my dream because my parents did not have the funds for university. Today I am proof that a dream