Mr Mmiselo Qumba

Academic profile

Mr Mmiselo Freedom Qumba is a Lecturer in the Department of Mercantile Law. He holds the degrees LLB( WSU) and LLM (International Trade and Investment Law in Africa) (Pret). He is currently writing his doctoral thesis through the University of Pretoria entitled, “A Comparative Appraisal of the Institutional and Collaborative Framework of the South African Twin Peaks Model of Financial Regulation.”

Academic and professional experience

Prior to his appointment as Lecturer in the Department of Mercantile Law,Mr Qumba  worked as a practicing Attorney and a lecturer in the Department of Mercantile Law at the University of the Free State.

Teaching activities

Currently, Mr Qumba teaches Business Law, Commercial Law and Advanced Transnational Business Law.

Areas of specialisation

Mr Qumba's main research focus areas are General commercial law, Law of Financial Regulation, International Investment Law and International Trade Law.


Recent publications

  •  Mmiselo Freedom Qumba, "Assessing the legal and Regulatory Framework for Special Economic Zones in South Africa" (2021) 34(2) South African Mercantile Law Journal, 229 – 267.
  • Mmiselo Freedom Qumba,"A comparative analysis of the Twin Peaks model of financial regulation in South Africa and the United Kingdom" (2021) 139 (1) South African Law Journal 78 - 113.
  •  Mmiselo Freedom Qumba, "The exhaustion of local judicial remedies in investor-state dispute settlement: A proposal for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement on Investment Protocol" (2021) 25[online]. 2021, Law, Democracy and Development Law democr. Dev 156-192.
  • Mmiselo Freedom Qumba, "Human Rights and the African Continental Free Trade Agreement on Investment Protocol: A Quest for Balance Transnational Dispute Management" (2023) available at 


E-mail: [email protected]

- Author Ms Nomasango Masiye-Moyo

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