Dr Rashri Baboolal-Frank


Position, academic, qualifications

Rashri Baboolal-Frank joined the Department of Procedural Law in the Faculty of Law at University of Pretoria as a lecturer in February 2014. Prior to joining the University she practised as an attorney in Cape Town, Western Cape. Subsequently, she has removed herself as a practising attorney and enrolled as an advocate and did the necessary pupillage training and required exams. Rashri Baboolal-Frank was promoted to Senior Lecturer in February 2019.

She completed her LLB at the University of KwaZulu Natal. She obtained her masters degree in Commercial Law from the University of Cape Town. She completed her LLD from the University of Pretoria. She completed the AFSA course in conjunction with the University of Pretoria cum laude.


Teaching activities

Rashri teaches Civil Procedure and Alternative Dispute Resolution. She also lectures in the LLM in Evidence. She will lecture in the LLM in Alternative Dispute Resolution in 2020.


Areas of specialisation

Civil procedure, access to justice, tribunals, alternative dispute resolution, procedural law, property law to name some areas of interest.



1. Public and Private Justice 2017

2. Public and Private Justice 2019

3. International Association of Procedural Lawyers 2019



Peer reviewed Conference Proceedings (DHET Approved)

  1. R Baboolal-Frank Conference Proceedings ICIL 2016 ‘The Use of Information Technology in Courts’ (DHET approved) pp 441-453
  2. R Baboolal-Frank ‘A Discussion of the Jurisdiction of Tribunals in South Africa’ for May 2016. Published in Socioeconomica Conference proceedings (DHET approved)

Refereed Journals and Appeared Publications:

  1. Chux G Iwu, R Baboolal & M Zenzile ‘The Migrant Worker and Legislative Protection. A Discussion of the South Africa experience’ Socioeconomica June 2015 Vol 4 No.7 pp83-94.  (IBSS)
  2. R Baboolal-Frank  ‘An Analysis of the Requirements of Urgent Applications and Cost Consequences’ Socioeconomica December 2015 Vol 4 No 8 pp407-418. (IBSS)
  3. R Baboolal-Frank  ‘A Reflection of the land rights of indigenous land owners from a procedural perspective’ Indilinga (2017) 16(2) pp205-220. (DHET)
  4. R Baboolal-Frank & F Adeleke ‘The Limitation of the Discovery Rules of Court Against the Right of Access to Information in South Africa’ Direito GV Law Review (2017) pp1029-1051 (IBSS)
  5. R Baboolal-Frank ‘Judicial Hostility Towards International Arbitration Disputes in South Africa: case reflections.’(2018) Issue 1 SAmercLJ (IBSS)
  6. R Baboolal-Frank Book Review of the book Class Action Litigation in South Africa (2018) Issue 2 SAJHR. (IBSS)

Refereed Chapter Publications:

  1. R Baboolal-Frank ‘Civil Litigation in Tribunals in South Africa: Creating a Singular System’ in A Uzelac and CH van Rhee (eds) (2018) in Transformation of Civil Justice. Springer Publication: Switzerland pp81-96. (book chapter publication).
  2. R Baboolal-Frank ‘SudAfrica” in Prueba En El Proceso, LA Perspectivas nactionales.Tirant Lo Blanch Publication: Spain. (book chapter publication).


Affiliation and Membership

Rashri has been appointed to the General Commercial and Mediation Panel of AFSA (Arbitration Foundation of Southern Africa).  She is a member of the Pretoria Society of Advocates. She is a member of the International Association of Procedural Lawyers.


Tel:  +27 (0)12 420 4708
Fax:  +27 (0)12 420 4405
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