School of Law

Professor Donrich Thaldar

AL Research and Higher Degrees
Telephone: +27 31 260 2766
Email ThaldarD@ukzn.ac.za
Campus: Howard College
Building & Room: HC Building – Suite F,Room 5

Biography

Donrich Thaldar joined UKZN in February 2017 from being in private practice as an advocate at the Pretoria Bar, where he specialised in human rights litigation. During his career as at the Pretoria Bar, Donrich acted as counsel in several reported cases, amongst these four cases heard in the Constitutional Court. He was also admitted as an amicus curiae in South Africa’s euthanasia test-case. In 2016, Donrich was nominated by the Pretoria Bar for the national Pro Bono Advocate of the Year Award. Prior to his career at the Pretoria Bar, Donrich was a technology entrepreneur. Donrich holds a PhD in law from the University of Cape Town, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategy and Innovation from Oxford University. Donrich lectures Bioethics and Practical Legal Training, and is also involved in the LLM programmes in Constitutional Law and Medical Law.

Academic Qualifications

BLC LLB MPPS (Pret), PGDip (Oxon) PhD (Cape Town)

Research Interests

  • Biolaw
  • Innovation, Strategy and the Law
  • Human Rights

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