Monday, 13 August 2018
UCT Law PhD student awarded prestigious Yale University Fellowship

UCT Law PhD student awarded prestigious Yale University Fellowship

One of the Faculty of Law's PhD candidates, Elkanah Babatunde, is off to Yale University in the USA after being awarded the prestigious Yale Fox International Fellowship.

Publication Date:
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 15:45
Dr Anninka Claassens talks Land Reform

UCT Land Law expert, Dr Anninka Claassens, from the Land and Accountability Research Centre (LARC) in the UCT Law Faculty, participated in the ANC's Land Summit this last weekend as part of a high-level panel with Kgalema Motlanthe.  Dr Claassens was interviewed by Thembegile Mgototo (Radio 702 presenter) about the ANC`s plans for land expropriation without compensation.  

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 16:30
Fourth SARChI Chair in the Law Faculty
Ncube awarded a SARChI Chair

Professor Caroline Ncube, based in the Department of Commercial Law at UCT, has been awarded the SARChI Chair in Intellectual Property, Innovation and Development.  This prestigious award serves as well-earned recognition for Professor Ncube’s research in, and contribution to, the field of intellectual property law – with a particular focus on the promotion of the public interest and innovation.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 21, 2018 - 11:00
The silicosis settlement - why it matters

South Africa’s historic silicosis class action: why the settlement matters

The lawyers for miners who either fell sick or died after contracting silicosis and tuberculosis on South Africa’s gold mines, have reached a historic class action settlementwith the industry. The R5 billion (US$400 million) settlement becomes the country’s second class action resolution and therefore very much a precedent setter.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 14:45