School of Law

Dr Maropeng N Mpya


Telephone: +27 31 260 1405
Campus: Howard College
Building & Room: School of Law, Suite B, Room 113


Dr. Maropeng N Mpya possess a Bachelor of Laws and Masters of Laws (Cum Laude) both degrees where obtained from the University of South Africa. He further acquired Public International Law certificate from the University of Pretoria, a certificate in African Political Economy – The African Economic Challenge, a certificate in Thought Leadership from Thabo Mbeki Leadership Institute and a certificate in Global law and Policy from Harvard Law School . He is currently a Lecturer at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, He is also a part-time Director for the Practical Legal Studies (Durban) at the Law Society of South Africa and finally he is a Commissioner at the Magistrate Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa.

Academic Qualifications:

  • LLB
  • LLM
  • PhD

Research Interests:

  • Critical Legal Studies
  • Human Rights Law
  • Constitutional Law
  • African History and its Jurisprudence
  • Corporate Law

Recent Publications and Papers

  • Maropeng N Mpya and Nomthandazo Ntlama ‘Justice Sandile Ngcobo and the Judicial Reinforcement of Intergovenmental Relations in South Africa’ South African Public Law Vol. 32, No. 1 2017, pp 1-20.
  • Maropeng N Mpya and Nomthandazo Ntlama ‘The Evolution of the Constitutional Law Principle of the Rule of Law in the South African Constitutional Court’ South African Public Law Vol. 31, No. 1, 2016.
  • Palallo M Lehloenya and Maropeng N Mpya ‘Exploring the Citizen Inclusiveness and Micro-economic Empowerment Aspects of Regional Integration in Africa’ Law, Democracy & Development Vol 20, 2016, pp 91-105.