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Medals and Awards for 2020

Class Medals 2020

Course name

Student name

Corporation Law

Janari, Cindi Anne

Labour Law - LLB

Gloor, Alexander Mark

Labour Law - LLB

Gradidge, Kayla-Jade

Commercial Transactions Law

Dyer, Oliver James

Constitutional Law

Killick, Juliet Mary

International Law

Lang, Nina          

Criminal Law

Austen, Zoë       

Criminal Procedure

Endekovski, Alexander

Administrative Law

Baijnath, Rohan

Evidence

Joubert, Wessel Lourens Pierre

Foundations of SA Law

Grant, Lula

South African Private Law: System and Context

Minne, Marthella

Law of Persons & Family

Chirambo, Yalenga

Law of Property

Wood, Cassidy

Law of Succession

Killick, Juliet

African Customary Law

Nilsen, Bianca

Law of Delict

Acton, Helen

Law of Contract

Levieux, Kelsey

Jurisprudence

Richard, Chelsea

Civil Procedure

Westermeyer, Brigitte

John Kotze Medal (Private Law)

Levieux, Kelsey

 

Awards and Prizes 2020

FINAL YEAR LLB

BOWMANS PRIZE

In 1992, Bowman Gilfillan Hayman Godfrey Inc, firm of attorneys, established an annual prize of R5 000. The prize is awarded to the Final Level student, if of sufficient merit, with the highest marks in the courses CML4506F Tax Law A and CML4507S Tax Law B.

Jason de Villiers

 

 

D B MOLTENO PRIZE

A prize of R1 000 in memory of the late Professor DB Molteno QC, first Professor of Public Law in the University of Cape Town, to be awarded annually to the Final Level student who achieves the best overall performance, if of sufficient merit, in courses offered by the Department of Public Law.

Highest from the average from Admin Law, Evidence & Criminal Procedure

Baijnath, Rohan

 

 

EPHRAIM KLUK AWARD

For the purpose of undertaking postgraduate research at the University into international law in respect of the concept of peace, justice and understanding between nations. The candidate is selected by the Head of the Department of Public Law in consultation with members of staff in the Department of Public Law.

 

Van Son, Claire Elisa Clothilde

 

 

THE GERING PRIZE

In 2005 an annual prize in honour of his late wife Nina, a UCT BA graduate, was established by Professor Leonard Gering, an alumnus and academic. Professor Gering passed away in 2007 and the family has now established the Leonard and Nina Gering Prize (R2 750) for the best student in CML4006W Commercial Transactions Law.

Dyer, Oliver James

INA ACKERMANN PRIZE

A prize of R1 000 in memory of the late Ina Ackermann, Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of Cape Town (1985-1993), is awarded annually to a student of sufficient merit obtaining the highest overall marks in the course CML4006W Commercial Transactions Law. The necessary funds for this purpose have been made available by friends and colleagues of Ms Ackermann.

Dyer, Oliver James

 

 

JUDGE SCHOCK PRIZE

In 1989 a prize, variable from R10 000, was established in memory of the late Judge Schock, to be awarded annually to the best Final Level student, if of sufficient merit, at the discretion of the Dean.

 

Gloor, Alexander

 

JUTA LAW PRIZE

Juta & Co Limited established a prize of R1 000 in the form of book vouchers to be awarded annually to the best Final Level student, if of sufficient merit. The prize winner will be entitled to purchase books of his/her choice to that value.

 

Gloor, Alexander

 

 

LEXISNEXIS BUTTERWORTHS PRIZE – CIVIL PROCEDURE

LexisNexis Butterworths (Pty) Limited has established an annual prize of R750 to be used for the purchase of books which it publishes. The prize is awarded annually to a student of sufficient merit obtaining the highest overall marks in the course PVL4008H Civil Procedure.

 

Westermeyer, Brigitte

 

 

 

SPOOR AND FISHER PRIZE FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

Spoor and Fisher, attorneys and patent attorneys, established a prize to be awarded to the student who has the highest average mark in the courses Intellectual Property Law A and Intellectual Property Law B (CML4503F and CML4504S). The value of the award is R1000.

 

Gomwe, Simbarashe Nyasha

 

INTERMEDIATE YEAR LLB

IONANN PRIZE FOR CRIMINAL JUSTICE

In 2005, Dianna Yach and Peter Stephens donated the proceeds from their book to establish a scholarship of R5 000 for the top black female student in Intermediate Level Criminal Justice courses; their hope is that the scholarship will encourage black women from Southern Africa (including the SADC region) to make a career in criminal justice.

Janari, Cindi Anne

 

LEXISNEXIS BUTTERWORTHS PRIZE

LexisNexis Butterworths (Pty) Limited has established an annual prize of R5 000 to be used for the purchase of books which it publishes. The prize is awarded to the best Intermediate Level student, if of sufficient merit.

Levieux, Kelsey

 

MIKE BLACKMAN MEMORIAL PRIZE

The Mike Blackman Memorial Prize is sponsored by Juta & Co and is awarded annually to the student with the best results in Corporation Law. The prize is to commemorate Mike Blackman’s outstanding work and contribution to commercial law. The prize consists of a set of the 3-volume Commentary on the Companies Act by Blackman et al.

Janari, Cindi Anne -

WERKSMANS ATTORNEYS PRIZE

In 2013 the firm Werksmans Attorneys established a prize of R5 000 to be awarded annually to the best Intermediate Level student, if of sufficient merit, in PVL3005W Law of Contract.

 

Levieux, Kelsey

 

TW PRICE MEMORIAL PRIZE

A prize in memory of the late Professor T W Price, Professor of Roman-Dutch Law at the University of Cape Town, is awarded annually to the Intermediate Level student, if of sufficient merit, obtaining the highest overall marks in the Preliminary and Intermediate Levels examinations in Private Law

Levieux, Kelsey

 

NORTON ROSE FULLBRIGHT PRIZE

Best Moot Heads of Argument in Contract Law and Delict Law.

Not awarded for 2020

NORTON ROSE FULLBRIGHT PRIZE  for  Corporations or Contract Law

Awarded to best intermediate year essay in this course.

 

Opai-Tetteh, Asamaki

 

PRELIMINARY YEARS LLB

ADAMS AND ADAMS PRIZE

Awarded to the best second year ADP student

 

Paries, Justine Mickayla

BEN BEINART MEMORIAL PRIZE

The Editorial Board of Acta Juridica and its publishers, Juta & Company Limited, have established an annual prize for the award to the best student, if of sufficient merit, in PVL1004F South African Private Law: System and Context and PVL1003W Foundations of South African Law. The prize is a set of all available issues of Acta Juridica.

Grant, Lula

CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR PRIZE - BEST PRELIMINARY LEVEL

Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr have established a prize of R5 000 for the best student at Preliminary Level i.e. Foundations of SA Law, Law of Persons and Family, South African Private Law: System and Context, Constitutional Law, International Law and Law of Property.

 

Killick, Juliet Mary

 

NORTON ROSE FULLBRIGHT PRIZE FOR PROPERTY LAW

Awarded to the best student in Property Law.

 

Wood, Cassidy

 

SIR FRANKLIN BERMAN PRIZE FOR INTERNATIONAL LAW

In 2006 Sir Franklin Berman, a graduate of UCT and former legal advisor to the British Foreign Office, established a prize of R1 000 for the student who gains the highest marks in International Law.

 

Lang, Nina 

YASH GHAI PRIZE IN CONSITUTIONAL LAW

Awarded to the top student in Constitutional Law.

Killick, Juliet Mary

 

OTHER PRIZES

BAR COUNCIL MOOT PRIZE

A prize of book vouchers to the value of R1 000 to be awarded annually to the best students participating in a series of moots conducted within the Faculty. The necessary funds for this prize are made available as a result of a grant from the Cape Town Bar Council.

Behari-Leak, Yuri


 

BLUMBERG PRIZE FOR SERVICE TO STUDENT COMMUNITY

In 2007 alumnus Henry Blumberg established the Henry & Marcia Blumberg Prize of R2 000 to be awarded annually to an LLB student who has worked hard both academically and in service of the wider student community; the award will be made at the Dean's discretion in consultation with Heads of Department.

Wentzel, Rozelle

 

CAPTAIN BOB DEACON MEMORIAL PRIZE

The Captain Bob Deacon Prize is awarded annually (at the discretion of the Board of the Shipping Law Unit) to the student who achieves the top mark in the Higher Postgraduate Shipping Law courses (CML5624F, CML5625F, CML5626S). The prize is funded by donations from colleagues in memory of Captain Bob Deacon, one of the first forensic marine surveyors to practise in the port of Cape Town, and a person who enthusiastically supported the education of maritime lawyers.

Sayama, Kenji

DEAN’S AWARD FOR SERVICE

In recognition of student service to the wider community, such awards were established in 2008. They are made during the course of the year, after a call for nominations from students and staff. They are awarded at the discretion of the Dean, in consultation with the Deputy Deans and Heads of Department. They carry no purse

 

Plaatjies, Danelle

LAWRENCE MILLER MEMORIAL AWARD

This award of R2000 was established by members of Legalink  in memory of their colleague and UCT alumnus Lawrence Miller (1964) for a student who is going either into their Intermediate or Final year and whose CV should reflects community involvement and demonstrates how they have tried to empower or uplift others in their community.

 

Bresler, Bianca

 

 

SOLLY KESSLER MEMORIAL PRIZE

A book prize of R1 000 for the best essay on a topic concerning constitutional law, which could be in any course, was established in memory of alumnus Solly Kessler, an outstanding student who won five class medals and obtained his LLB in 1951. He had a particular interest in constitutional law and practised law until he passed away in June 2005; he was awarded the Cape Law Society President's Discretionary Award in 2005 in recognition of "outstanding service to the profession".

 

Van Son, Claire Elisa

SPOOR AND FISHER PRIZE - LEGAL WRITING

In commemoration of their 75th anniversary in 1995, Spoor and Fisher, attorneys, established a prize of R500, to be awarded annually for the best article submitted by a UCT Law student and accepted for publication in Responsa Meridiana. The prize winner is determined by the Dean in consultation with the Editorial Board of Responsa Meridiana.

Shyam, Praveer

 

ILSE LOWISSOHN GRANTS

In 1984 a sum of R10 000 was bequeathed to the University by the late Miss Ilse Lowissohn for the purpose of providing a grant to assist a graduate of the Faculty of Law to undertake courses of postgraduate study in legal history or comparative law at an overseas university. Candidates are selected annually by the WP Schreiner Professor of Law from graduates of the faculty who have shown interest in the historical and comparative dimensions of Roman-Dutch law. Recipients must be registered or intend to register for an approved course of postgraduate study at an overseas university and use the grant to further their knowledge of Roman Law or one of the modern civil law jurisdictions.

No eligible candidate for 2020

 

 

 

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