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Faculty of Law

Welcome to the Faculty of Law -
'A Global Law Faculty in Africa'

Seen from one perspective, the Faculty of Law consists of staff, students and the building. It is, however, also much more than that: It represents an idea, namely the idea of a society governed by the rule of law and not by individuals. Our Faculty pursues this idea by focusing on the law and on excellence in all divisions of jurisprudence. It is also pursued by focusing on jurists and by preparing our students to become leaders of their communities where they can promote the law and its principles effectively.  Read more...




Japan and University of Pretoria discuss future cooperation - 15/04/2014
From Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa

An official delegation from the Japanese Embassy visited the University of Pretoria today to discuss future cooperation.

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Faculty of Law hails achievers - 14/04/2014
From Faculty of Law

On Wednesday, 26 March 2014, the Faculty of Law honored its 2013 academic achievers at the Annual Recognition of Achievement Function held at the Rautenbach Hall on the Hatfield campus.

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A Law Review: South Africa's progress in realising children's rights - 09/04/2014
From Centre for Child Law

The year 2014 marks 20 years of democracy for South Africa. Children born in 1994, at the start of democracy, are now 20 years old and entering the next phase of their lives as young adults. It is a good moment to take stock of South Africa's progress in realising children's rights.

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Deals course - Faculty of Law and Webber Wentzel innovate and collaborate - 07/04/2014
From Department of Mercantile Law

On 28 and 29 February 2014, the Faculty of Law of the University of Pretoria in association with Webber Wentzel presented a pilot Deals Course to the undergraduate Securities Law (LOC 410) elective students and postgraduate Corporate Law students. The module, International Take-overs and Reorganisations (TOR 802), constitutes a core module in the Facultyís acclaimed Masters in Law (Corporate Law) programme.

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Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe presents a public lecture on the ICC - 07/04/2014
From Faculty of Law

On 31 March 2014, South Africaís Deputy President, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, delivered a public lecture at the Centre for Human Rights. The event was organised by the Centre for Human Rights to mark 15 years of the Masterís degree programme in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa.

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