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Professor Marius de Waal

Prof De Waal

It is with great sadness that the Faculty of Law announces the passing of Professor Marius de Waal, a former Dean of the Faculty and current Chairperson of the Department of Private Law. Marius de Waal was a scholar who enjoyed considerable local and international renown for his major contributions to the law of succession…

Law Faculty Centenary announced/Regsgeleerdheid Eeufees aangekondig

Centenary 100 year logo

Watch former-Justice Edwin Cameron’s Faculty of Law Centenary Celebration announcement./Kyk na voormalige regter Edwin Cameron se aankondiging van die Eeufees van die Fakulteit Regsgeleerdheid. English video Afrikaanse video

Law differentiated augmented approach

Follow this link for the Law differentiated augmented teaching and learning approach for 2021, semester 1. Volg hierdie skakel vir die Regsgeleerdheid fakulteit se onderrig en leer benadering van kontakonderrig en aanlyn komponente vir 2021, semester 1.

Annual Social Justice Lecture – 23 March 2021


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Professor Steph van der Merwe

Professor SE (Steph) van der Merwe was born in Cradock on 24 May 1953. He matriculated at the Hoër Jongenskool Worcester in 1970. At the end of 1973, he obtained his B Juris degree with six distinctions at the University of Port Elizabeth. In 1974, he was employed as district prosecutor at the Department of…

Faculty of Law Newsletters 2020

See below links to the Faculty’s 2020 Newsletters: Newsletter July 2020 Newsletter December 2020  

Pathways agreement with Cambridge University

The Faculty of Law has successfully concluded a pathways agreement with the Faculty of Law of Cambridge University. Whilst Cambridge has maintained such agreements with top Australian Universities since 2014, this is the first agreement with a university in Africa. The agreement allows final year LLB students from Stellenbosch to join the LLM or MCL…

Second annual social justice summit


Nettie Welcome, an ESTA occupier and former client of the Stellenbosch University Law Clinic, which forms part of the Faculty of Law, approached the Clinic for legal assistance in an eviction-related matter. The Clinic was her last resort: “We sat in the dark and without water for three months. If the Clinic did not help…

30th edition of African Human Rights Moot Court Competition to be hosted by Faculty of Law, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

Preparation for the 2021 African Human Rights Moot Court Competition were formally launched on 7 September 2020 in Stellenbosch, South Africa, when the Director of the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, Prof Frans Viljoen, the Vice Rector (Research, Innovation and Postgraduate Studies) of Stellenbosch University, Prof Eugene Cloete, together with the Dean of…