Leading the way in continuing legal education since 1999, UCT Law@work presents a range of seminars and courses dealing with various aspects of the law in the fields of labour, commercial, private and public law, amongst others.
New Style Legal Education Emerges as UCT Law@work and Africa Legal Team Up
Africa Legal and the University of Cape Town’s Law@work programme have formed a partnership to bring world class legal education to students across Africa by using advances in technology.
A University of Cape Town certificate will be now be achievable and accessible to learners in remote and rural locations via the Africa Legal platform.
The cost of the courses have been contained to make them affordable.
UCT’s Law@work Director Irena Wasserfall said the programme had made substantial headway in delivering continuing legal education in South Africa and taking courses online, via a partnership with Africa Legal, was the next logical step.
Lecturer, Commercial Law Department, Faculty of Law
James graduated from the University of Cape Town with a LLB in 2012 and a Master of Law in Commercial Law (LLM) with distinction in 2013, and completed a LLM in Shipping Law in 2014. He became a lecturer in the Faculty of Law’s Commercial Law Department. James has been the primary developer and course convenor of the Postgraduate Diploma in Regulatory Compliance Management at the UCT Faculty of Law and has been running a short course in compliance management on behalf of UCT Law@work and Get Smarter since 2015. Outside of compliance management, his interest lies in theories of corporate legal regulation, cryptocurrencies and crypto-banking, corporate governance and financial aspects of corporate financing structures.
Practical Online Corporate Governance Course for the Modern African Lawyer
Online course opens March 28th 2019
Africa Legal and UCT Law@work are delighted to announce that the first online course will centre on 'Corporate Governance' and it's practical application in the work place. For lawyers, board members, start up business owners and professionals the following important topics will be covered:
The value drivers of corporate governance
What do boards do?
Ethical and effective leadership
Outcomes based thinking
The course will be delivered entirely online and feature content from some of the leading Africa focused corporate governance specialists.