New LLM Programme in Private Law and Human Rights launched in 2015
The Department's LLM programme in Private Law and Human Rights has been running since 2015


Tuesday, 25 April 2017


The UCT Law Faculty hopes to appoint a number of LLB graduates to act as teaching assistants during 2017.

Publication Date:
Saturday, September 17, 2016 - 10:15

Mary Jiyani and Martin Fischer, both teaching assistants in the Department, are off to Oxford this month to read for the prestigious BCL degree. Mary, who is from Malawi, is a recipient of both the Mandela Rhodes and the Rhodes Scholarships, while Martin is a Chevening Scholar. Both taught Comparative Legal History at UCT, and plan to specialise in advanced private law theory at Oxford.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 10:45

Helen Scott has written a short piece in The Conversation on the implications of the South African law of defamation for the publishers of the Rhodes University 'reference list', a list of the names of eleven alleged rapists which has been widely circulated on social media.

Publication Date:
Monday, May 2, 2016 - 12:00

Professor Hanri Mostert is one of five prominent female researchers at UCT to have been awarded South African Research Chairs Initiative (SARChI) Chairs in their respective fields as part of the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and National Research Foundation (NRF) initiative to promote women in research.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 10:30