There is a Law Dragon in UP Law – Professor André Boraine
Posted on September 07, 2020
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that former Dean Professor André Boraine, currently in its Department of Private Law, has been recognised for his insolvency law and restructuring expertise by ‘The 2020 LawDragon 500 Leading Global Restructuring &...
UP's Prof Daleen Millard - Learn from a Juta Master on the Effect of COVID-19 on Business Interruption, Insurance Risk Defined and the New COFI Bill
Posted on August 31, 2020
In the 24 August 2020 edition of Juta's 'Learn from the Masters' episode Insurance law expert Professor Daleen Millard from UP elucidates on the operational and economic implications for the insurance sector and what longer-term trends such as the COFI Bill and the newly released Conduct Standard...
UP's Dr Gustav Muller cited in South African Human Rights Commission and Others v City of Cape Town and Others (8631/2020)  ZAWCHC 84 (25 August 2020)
Posted on August 26, 2020
The Faculty of Law is proud of Dr Gustav Muller, senior lecturer in the Department of Private Law, who was cited by Judge J Meer et Judge R Allie in the Western Cape High Court, Cape Town, in the above-mentioned case yesterday.
UP Law's Prof Daleen Millard publishes first publication under the UP flag
Posted on August 13, 2020
Professor Daleen Millard in the Department of Private Law, who joined the Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) at the beginning of July 2020, has recently published her first publication under the UP flag in Juta’s Law Insurance Bulletin, Volume 23 No 2 of 2020.
National Women's Day: Ode to UP Law Professor Trynie Boezaart (Davel): A woman of substance and professor of law for more than forty years and still going strong
Posted on August 08, 2020
On 9 August South Africans celebrate National Women’s Day. It is the day that our country celebrates phenomenal women and their impact on their communities and their country - women who have made a mark in their various communities on a national and often on an international level. This...
UP Law doctoral student awarded prestigious SARChI Scholar International Internship
Posted on June 05, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Gertrude Quan, a doctoral candidate affiliated with the Department of Private Law and the SARChI Professorship in International Constitutional Law, has been awarded an internship at Child Rights Connect.
University of Pretoria’s Faculty of Law ranks Top 6 in worldwide academic book prize award
Posted on March 14, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that it again ranks tops in the world – this time around for an academic work, Child Law in South Africa Second Edition, which was edited by Professor Trynie Boezaart in the Department of Private Law.
Senior Lecturer Dr Gustav Muller wins 2018 THRHR prize for best maiden article
Posted on March 11, 2019
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Dr Gustav Muller, a senior lecturer in the Department of Private Law, was announced the winner of the best maiden article published in the 2018 Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law (Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse...
Conference on 'Eligibility to participate in women's sport'
Posted on October 12, 2018
Sport and Recreation South Africa, in collaboration with the Department of Private Law and the Centre for Sports Law in Africa in the Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria cordially invite interested parties to a conference on 'Eligibility to participate in women's sport' from 11 to 12 October...
UP Law SARChI doctoral candidate on the right of donor-conceived children to information concerning their genetic origins
Posted on August 13, 2018
Rani Pillay, a SARChI doctoral candidate at the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria, whose specialisation is in Child Law, Bioethics and Medical Law, was interviewed by the Sunday Times on 12 August 2018. Her press commentary was on domestic and foreign legal positions relating to the...
Dr Charles Maimela in the Department of Private Law obtains Doctor of Laws degree in less than four years
Posted on June 22, 2018
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Charles Maimela in the Department of Public Law received confirmation of his successful completion of a Doctor of Laws through Unisa on ‘Legal issues relating to the treatment of cancer’ in middle June 2018....
Appointment of new Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning at UP Law
Posted on June 14, 2018
The University of Pretoria (UP) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Birgit Kuschke as Deputy Dean: Teaching and Learning in the Faculty of Law with effect 1 July 2018.
UP Law expert resigns from the IAAF Tribunal over new hyperandrogenism policy
Posted on May 04, 2018
On 29 April 2018, Professor Steve Cornelius, Sports Law expert and Head of the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria, resigned from the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Disciplinary Tribunal in protest against the...
UP Faculty of Law says goodbye to Professor Linda Schoeman-Malan
Posted on April 20, 2018
On Wednesday, 18 April 2018, the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria said goodbye to Professor Linda Schoeman-Malan from the Department of Private Law after years of loyal service to the Faculty of Law and the University of Pretoria.
Two UP Law Professors are again Exceptional Academic Achievers
Posted on March 26, 2018
The Faculty of Law is proud to announce that Professors Ann Skelton (Director of the Centre for Child Law) and Christof Heyns (Director of the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa at the University of Pretoria and a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee) have...
TuksLaw professor a contributor to Encyclopedia of Private International Law which has won American Society of International Law merit award
Posted on March 19, 2018
The Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria is proud to announce that Professor Elsabe Schoeman in its Department of Private Law has contributed to the Encyclopedia of Private International Law which has recently won the 2018 ASIL Certificate of Merit for High Technical Craftsmanship and...
Faculty of Law Teaching Award goes to Dr Carika Fritz in the Department of Mercantile Law
Posted on March 12, 2018
Warm congratulations to Dr Carika Fritz on being the recipient of the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law Teaching Award for 2017.
The evaluators had high praise for Dr Fritz in the Department of Mercantile Law, and for the runner-up, Prof Steve Cornelius, Head of the Department of Private...
TuksLaw celebrates its ranking as Best in Africa
Posted on December 13, 2017
The Faculty of Law, its alumni, foreign dignitaries, friends, members of the judiciary, staff and students recently celebrated the faculty's 2018 ranking by Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE) as the best in Africa and 92nd in the world.
Prof Steve Cornelius appointed as member of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal
Posted on December 04, 2017
Prof Steve Cornelius, Head of the Department of Private Law in the Faculty of Law at the University of Pretoria, has been appointed by the Council of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) as a member of the IAAF Disciplinary Tribunal.
Memorable graduation ceremony for youngest ever TuksLaw doctorate
Posted on December 12, 2016
On the eve of International Human Rights Day, the Centre for Human Rights held its annual graduation ceremony. This year’s event, which took place on 9 December 2016, was very special for a number of reasons, including the graduation of the youngest ever TuksLaw graduate, Emile Zitzke.