The Faculty is absolutely delighted to share the news that Professor Philippe-Joseph Salazar, Co-Director of the Centre for Rhetoric Studies in the Department of Private Law, has once again been awarded an A1 rating by the National Research Foundation.
Currently, less than 7% of the world's oceans are protected - but UCT Law Alumnus Lewis Pugh has made it his life's work to change that. Pugh was invited by Queen Elizabeth II to speak at the annual Commonwealth Day service at Westminster Abbey this week, where he took the opportunity to urge Commonwealth leaders to fully protect at least 30% of the world's oceans by 2030.
University of Cape Town (UCT) PhD candidate Gloria Chikaonda will be pursuing a second master’s degree at Stanford Law School in International Legal Studies in September after being selected for the 2019 Knight-Hennessy Scholars program. Knight-Hennessy scholars receive full funding for graduate study at Stanford.
The 2019 Masters in International Taxation kicked off in style with Professor Pasquale Pistone and Professor Andrade from the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD) giving the first few days of course input.
A special issue of the Journal of Consumer Policy is available for open access until 28 February 2019. This issue includes some of the papers presented at the Dissemination of Consumer Law & Policy in Anglophone Africa conference, co-organised by the Faculty's Professor Tjakie Naude in 2017.
Professor Carolilne Ncube, SARChI Chair in Intellectual Property Innovation and Development, is calling for applications for undergraduate research assistant opportunities and for postgraduate research bursaries.
The Law Faculty's Law Students' Council put on a great programme today, the first day of a four-day programme for Kramer Law freshers. With a welcome from DVC Prof Naidoo, and the new Dean of Law Prof Danwood Chirwa outlining what it means to be part of Kramer, the day continued with ice-breakers, music, introductory lectures and an explanation of the registration process.
In anticipation of the arrival of the first year class of 2019 at UCT, the Law Faculty Orientation Committee with the Law Students' Council (LSC) are organising an exciting student-centred Orientation programme that we know will really help our first-year Law students settle quickly into all aspects of university life. Law Orientation, taking place over four days from 29th January - 1st February 2019, is compulsory for all students coming into the Faculty. DON'T MISS this opportunity - it's the lifeline that will introduce the first-year class of 2019 to the campus, the life of the University and the Law Faculty.
Enhancing the African focus of the University of Cape Town’s (UCT) LLB degree and altering the way students and staff view law are just two of a few long-term goals that the new Dean of the Faculty of Law, Professor Danwood Chirwa, aspires to achieve during his tenure.