Day Seminar: Credit and the Constitution – The Opperman case

Posted by on Jun 7, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

The South African Research Chair in Property Law, Stellenbosch University (SARCPL) is proud to announce that it will host a Day Seminar on “Credit and the Constitution”. The focus will be on the National Credit Act and constitutional property law, especially with regard to the implications of the recent Constitutional Court judgment of National Credit […]

New work in property law and trusts symposium

Posted by on May 22, 2013 in Event reports, Uncategorized | No Comments

Dr Z Boggenpoel (above), senior lecturer at Stellenbosch University and SARCPL alumna (2010) and Dr R Brits (first), postdoctoral fellow at and alumnus of the SARCPL (2012), were invited by Prof Ben McFarlane (UCL) to attend and participate in the exclusive New work in property law and trusts symposium, a conference for young property scholars […]

Visiting Professors to the SARCPL

Posted by on Mar 25, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

The weekly seminars scheduled for the month of March will focus on real security rights, especially with regard to the impact of the National Credit Act and the application of subsidiarity principles. Experts in this field of law recently visited the SARCPL. In the first week of March Professor Lienne Steyn from the University of […]

Mr Richard Shay awarded medal for the best results in the LLM degree in the Law Faculty for 2012

Posted by on Mar 18, 2013 in Announcements, Event reports | No Comments

During the graduation ceremony of 11 March 2013 it was announced that Mr Richard Shay was awarded the medal for the best results in the LLM degree in the Law Faculty for 2012, based on the high marks (average 83%) he was awarded by the two examiners (both external) of his LLM thesis, entitled Users’ […]

Graduation Dinner

Posted by on Dec 14, 2012 in Event reports | No Comments

The SARCPL celebrated its first five years of existence, as well as the six degrees that were awarded to Research Chair candidates, at a Graduation Dinner on 13 December. The Dinner was attended by a number of former recipients of LLM and LLD degrees from the previous five years.

Fairview excursion

Posted by on Nov 29, 2012 in Event reports | No Comments
Fairview excursion

On Friday the 23rd of November, the SARCPL group headed to Fairview wine estate for our last quarterly social event. The occasion also served as a farewell to Ann Apers from KU Leuven, who visited the Chair for six weeks to conduct research for her PhD. We enjoyed a laid back lunch, celebrating the completion of […]