Young Attorney Starts Own Law Firm

UKZN Bachelor of Laws graduate Ms Nomvelo Zondi (27) took a leap of faith and opened her own Law firm. An admitted attorney of the High Court of South Africa, Zondi is now the proud Director of Nomvelo Zondi Attorneys, a boutique law firm based in Empangeni. Passionate about criminal law, family law and litigation,

Judgment Given in Landmark Court Case in which Law School Personnel Contributed

Judgment has been given in a landmark case in the Pretoria High Court during which Professor Donrich Thaldar of UKZN’s School of Law served as an *amicus curiae, enlisting the assistance of postgraduate students Mr Bonginkosi Shozi and Ms Roasia Hazarilall for behind-the-scenes research. The case QG v CS made South African legal history as it was

UKZN Academic a Keynote Speaker at New York Nelson Mandela Day Celebration

UKZN’s Acting Director of the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies Professor David McQuoid-Mason delivered a keynote address at a virtual celebration for Mandela Day hosted by the Global Alliance for Justice Education (GAJE) and the New York Royal Institute for Global Justice. The first part of the event featured McQuoid-Mason’s address, while the second session consisted

UKZN Law Students Highly Sought After by Leading Law Firms

UKZN Law students had the privilege of engaging with prospective employers at the annual Law Professions Day which was hosted virtually by the School of Law. Established 13 years ago, the event provides a platform for Law students to learn about opportunities for vacation work, articles of clerkship, and graduate internship and bursary programmes. This enables

UKZN Alumnus Among the Top 30 Miss SA 2021 Finalists

Click here for isiZulu version UKZN alumnus, Ms Tshegofatso Molefe (26) aims to prove that there is more to being a pageant queen than just being beautiful. Molefe, who holds a Bachelor of Laws degree from UKZN, is from Kestell in the Free State, but currently lives in Pietermaritzburg. The Miss South Africa competition is

Three-Minute Thesis Competition!

The College of Law and Management Studies (CLMS) has hosted a Three-Minute Thesis (3-MT) competition for its PhD students. The contest will also take place later this year in UKZN’s other Colleges with all the winners and runners-up then going forward to compete for a place in a national competition. UKZN was invited by the

UKZN Academic Youngest Author in Lawsa’s History

Click here for isiZulu version PhD candidate and doctoral fellow, Mr Bonginkosi Shozi (25) is the youngest author in the 40-year history of the Law of South Africa (Lawsa) publication. While studying for his LLB which he completed at UKZN in 2017, he worked as a research assistant for the University’s Professor Yousuf A Vawda,

UKZN Students Assist Homeless Get IDs for this Year’s Municipal Elections

UKZN Law students have partnered with the Denis Hurley Centre (DHC) – an organisation that supports poor communities in central Durban – in assisting homeless people to get identity documents (IDs) in time for this year’s municipal elections on 27 October. The DHC has been involved in the campaign for the past three years and

Law Academics Publish Chapter in South Africa’s Premier Legal Encyclopedia

Click here for isiZulu version Academics in UKZN’s School of Law have once again proven to be some of the leading minds in South Africa. Professor Donrich Thaldar, Mr Bonginkosi Shozi, and Drs Marietjie Botes and Beverley Townsend have published a chapter in South Africa’s premier legal encyclopedia: Law of South Africa (LAWSA) titled Human Biological Material.

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