There are a number of key staff members which you may wish to contact prior to or during your postgraduate studies at the Faculty of Law. These key staff members and their contact details are set out below:

Dean's Office

Dean: Prof Danwood Chirwa  +27 21 650 2706

Executive Assistant to the Dean: Ms Faiza Mohamed  +27 21 650 2706

Deputy Dean, Postgraduate Studies: Associate Prof Kelley Moult +27 21 650 5883

Faculty Office

Please contact us for all administrative queries regarding postgraduate studies including applications, registrations, timetables, dissertations, supervision, submission, graduation, and funding.

Faculty Manager (Acting): Ms Patricia Phillips +27 21 650 5409

Manager (Acting), Postgraduate Studies (School for Advanced Legal Studies): Ms Clare Richfield +27 21 650 1677

Administrative Officer (School for Advanced Legal Studies): Ms Clare Richfield +27 21 650 1677

Postgraduate Studies Administrative Officer: Ms Sybil Mbambo or

Programme Convenors

A convenor has been appointed to oversee each of the specialist postgraduate programmes. Prospective and registered students should contact the appropriate programme convenor with any questions regarding the structure and content of these programmes or their constituent courses.

The full list of convenors is available on the Orientation page, with links to academic bio and contact details

Postgraduate Student Advisors

The School for Advanced Legal Studies has appointed dedicated postgraduate student advisors to answer any questions regarding your choice of degree programme and the structure of the Faculties postgraduate degree programmes.

Postgraduate Teaching Assistants 

Please contact the relevant Teaching Assistant if you would like assistance with regards to any general and academic issues relating to your programme. Please note that the Teaching Assistants do not replace the role of the Student Advisors and Programme Convenors and will refer you if they are unable to assist with your query.

Teaching Assistant for Commercial Law Programmes - Wesley Mwafulirwa and Zoe Almano

Teaching Assistant for Public Law Programmes  - Varsha Patel and Jessie Waldman