Home > Areas of Interest > Expertise



Mathabo Baase | Child Law, Jurisprudence, Customary Law and History

Jaco Barnard-Naudé | Critical jurisprudence, sexual minority freedom, post-apartheid jurisprudence, spatial justice, law and aesthetics and Freudian and Lacanian psychoanalytic jurisprudence

Amanda Barratt | Family law, particularly the law of marriage and permanent life partnerships

Also researching the ways in which the process of colonization of southern Africa has left a permanent imprint on our laws of marriage and on conflict of laws rules internationally.

Robin Cupido | Law of Contract, Private International Law, Consumer Law, Law and Technology

Quentin du Plessis | The intersection of the philosophy of language and the philosophy of law

Fatima Essop | Islamic Law 




Robin Evans-Jones | The law of obligations. Focus of research has been mainly on Roman, Scots and South African law and on mixed legal systems

Anton Fagan | South African Law of Delict 

Lesley Greenbaum | Legal education and legal writing 

Dale Hutchison | Contract; law of cession; succession; law of trusts; delictual damages for pure economic loss

Chuma Himonga | Research interests cover the Law of Persons and Marriage, African Customary Law, Comparative African Family Law, Legal Pluralism, Women’s  and Children’s Rights under Customary Law  in Southern Africa and Human Rights as they relate to family law.

Solly Leeman | Copyright Law 
Khomotso Moshikaro | Legal theory, constitutional law, criminal law, property law, unjustified enrichment and civil procedural theory.

Hanri Mostert | Land Law and Mineral Law

Tjakie Naude | Head of Department (Private Law) | Law of Contract, including Specific Contracts, Consumer Protection and Comparative Law

Fatima Osman | Teaches African Customary Law and the Law of Succession.

Alistair Price | The law of obligations (primarily delict/tort); constitutional and administrative law; comparative law.

Philippe-Joseph Salazar | Rhetoric Studies

Alton Samuels | Succession and Property law

Jean Wilke | Law of Succession, Constitutional Law, Sports Law, Criminal Procedure, Access to Justice

Mohamed Paleker | Civil procedure and the law of succession