List of law schools in South Africa

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This is a list of law schools in South Africa. See also Legal education in South Africa; Bachelor of Laws: South Africa; Master of Laws: South Africa; Doctor of law: South Africa; Law of South Africa.

Law Schools[edit]

Institution Law School Founded Location
University of the Witwatersrand Oliver Schreiner School of Law Johannesburg
University of Cape Town Wilfred & Jules Kramer Law School Cape Town
University of Fort Hare Faculty of Law Alice, East London
University of the Free State Faculty of Law Bloemfontein
University of Johannesburg Faculty of Law Johannesburg
University of KwaZulu-Natal Faculty of Law 2004 Durban, Pietermaritzburg
University of Limpopo Faculty of Law Polokwane
North-West University Faculty of Law Potchefstroom
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University Faculty of Law Port Elizabeth
University of Pretoria Faculty of Law 1908[note 1][1] Pretoria[2]
Rhodes University Faculty of Law Grahamstown
University of South Africa College of Law Distance education
University of Stellenbosch Faculty of Law Stellenbosch
University of Venda Faculty of Law Thohoyandou
University of the Western Cape Faculty of Law & Commerce Bellville (Cape Town)
University of North West Mahikeng Campus Faculty of Law, Potchefstroom Campus Faculty of Law Johannesburg
University of Zululand Faculty of Law
  1. ^ Legal education commenced in 1908 with the faculty formally founded in 1918.

Mooting in South Africa[edit]

The following moot court competitions are either held in South Africa or organised by a South Africa institution:

Moot court Institution Founded Location
African Human Rights Moot Court Competition Organised by the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law 1992 Held at participating law schools across the African continent
Kovsies first year's Moot Court Competition Organised by the University of the Free State Bloemfontein
South African National Schools Moot Court Competition Organised annually by a different grouping of law schools 2011 National oral rounds take place at the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law, Pretoria and the finals at the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg
World Human Rights Moot Court Competition Organised by the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law 2009 Pretoria
African Trade Moot Organised by the University of Pretoria Faculty of Law, University of the Western Cape Pretoria and Cape Town
Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition Organised by the International Institute of Space Law The Africa Regional Round is hosted by the Institute for International and Comparative Law in Africa, University of Pretoria Faculty of Law

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