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  • UP Law Clinic keeps fighting the good fight during Covid-19 lockdown

    Posted on July 27, 2020

    The Faculty of Law (UP Law) at the University of Pretoria (UP) is proud to confirm that its Law Clinic (UPLC) has continued functioning amid the Covid-19 pandemic lockdown in South Africa. In a report dated 16 July 2020, Mr Eddie Hanekom, the Director of the UPLC makes mention of the following...

  • Welcome, Practical Law (PRR400) #classof2020!

    Posted on February 18, 2020

    The UP Law Clinic is excited to welcome the #classof2020 Practical Law (PRR400) students.

  • Abel Raphael Mhlanga was admitted as a legal practitioner today!

    Posted on February 13, 2020

    The University of Pretoria Law Clinic is very proud of Mr Abel Raphael Mhlanga for being admitted as a legal practitioner of the High Court today, 13 February 2020. We trust that he will have will have an exciting and rewarding career.

  • The fabulous five new candidate legal practitioners have survived their first month on the job!

    Posted on January 31, 2020

    In the beginning of January 2020, the University of Pretoria Law Clinic welcomed five new bright and eager candidate legal practitioners.

  • A CLOSING MESSAGE FROM THE UP LAW CLINIC DIRECTOR FOR 2019

    Posted on December 17, 2019

    After another year of hard work, lots of exciting and challenging cases, and great achievements by our final year LLB students, we have finally arrived at the festive season!

  • Welcome to the world, Baby Nkala!

    Posted on December 13, 2019

    Congratulations Prosper and Mercy on the birth of your baby!

  • REMINDER: APPLY FOR PRACTICAL LAW (PRR400) NOW!

    Posted on December 12, 2019

    The #classof2020 is filling up! Apply now! Applications close 3 January 2020.

  • Bon Voyage Practical Law Class of 2019!

    Posted on December 04, 2019

    The Practical Law students #classof2019 dedicated their final year of studies to providing legal aid services to the indigent members of our community. This year, they consulted on more than 156 matters which is a tribute to their success in the module.

  • UP Law Clinic student Jarrod van der Heever winner of the 2019 Pro-Bono.org Award

    Posted on November 27, 2019

    On Thursday 21 November 2019 Pro-Bono.Org hosted their annual awards evening at Constitutional Hill in Johannesburg, at which event UP Law Clinic student Jarrod van der Heever was announced the winner of the 2019 Pro-Bono.org Award.

  • UP Law Clinic Director elected SAULCA President

    Posted on November 27, 2019

    Mr Eddie Hanekom, Director of the University of Pretoria (UP) Law Clinic, was elected President of the National Executive Committee of the South African University Law Clinics Association (SAULCA). This announcement was made at SAULCA’s annual general meeting on 19 November 2019 at...

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Prosper Nkala

    Posted on November 20, 2019

    Prosper Nkala is a veteran at the Clinic. He completed his articles of service at the clinic and has been employed as a legal researcher ever since. He is the go-to person for legal questions!

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Hellen Walters

    Posted on November 08, 2019

    Hellen Walters joined the University of Pretoria Law Clinic in 2017. She has experience in both the Civil and Criminal litigation departments. She has a contagious smile!

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Jane Amohelang Khoboko

    Posted on November 07, 2019

    Jane Amohelang Khoboko joined the UP Law Clinic as a candidate attorney in January 2018. She has worked in both the Civil and Criminal litigation departments.

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Charlotte van Sittert

    Posted on November 07, 2019

    Charlotte van Sittert is a qualified attorney, notary, conveyancer and debt counsellor. She is the facilitator of the only NCR accredited online course for the training of debt counsellors. She also facilitates two courses for credit providers that focus on debt collection and debt review. She is...

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Abel Raphael Mhlanga

    Posted on November 07, 2019

    Abel Mhlanga joined the UP Law Clinic as a candidate attorney in 2018. He has worked in the Civil and Criminal litigation departments and is a master networker. We love his energy!

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Bethany 'Beth' Robertshaw gets admitted as a legal practitioner!

    Posted on October 18, 2019

    The University of Pretoria Law Clinic is very proud of Bethany 'Beth' Robertshaw for being admitted as a legal practitioner of the High Court yesterday, 17 October 2019. We trust that she will have an exciting and fulfilling legal career.

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: FRANCINA NGIDI

    Posted on October 16, 2019

    Ma Francina Ngidi has been a faithful employee at the University of Pretoria Law Clinic for 11 years. She worked at the Mamelodi campus of the Clinic from 2008 until June 2013 and in July 2013 she joined the UP Law Clinic Hatfield Campus. She can speak 5 languages fluently, she is loved by all...

  • Welcome to the world, Baby Shabangu!

    Posted on October 14, 2019

    A big congratulations to our office manager, Mr Happy Shabangu, and his wife, Thoko Shabangu, on the birth of their precious baby girl!

  • GET TO KNOW OUR STAFF: Frik Grobler

    Posted on October 14, 2019

    Frik Grobler is a practicing attorney and the course coordinator for Practical Law 400 at the UP Law Clinic. He is responsible for the supervision of student firms and candidate attorneys and oversees all of the work that they do. He also presents regular lectures.

  • UP Law Clinic #Classof2019 visits the Louis Botha Children's Home as part of their outreach initiative

    Posted on October 11, 2019

    The UP Law Clinic #Classof2019 visits the Louis Botha Children's home to learn more about the Home and to delivery the items collected as part of their outreach initiative.

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