Dr Reghard Brits

Personnel groups: Alumni.
Dr Reghard Brits
  • BComm (Law) (Stellenbosch University) 2007
  • LLB (Stellenbosch University) 2009
  • LLD : Mortgage foreclosure under the Constitution: Property, housing and the National Credit Act (Stellenbosch University) 2012
  • Postdoctoral fellow, SARCPL (2013 – 2015)
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Mercantile Law, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria (2016 – present)






Journal articles:

  • R Brits ‘Purging mortgage default: Comments on the right to reinstate credit agreements in terms of the National Credit Act’ (2013) 24 Stellenbosch Law Review 165-184
  • R Brits ‘Pledge of movables under the National Credit Act: Secured loans, pawn transactions and summary execution clauses’ (2013) 25 South African Mercantile Law Journal 555-577
  • R Brits ‘Sale in execution of mortgaged homes may not result in arbitrary deprivation of property’ (2013) 29 South African Journal on Human Rights 536-553
  • R Brits & AJ van der Walt ‘Application of the housing clause during mortgage foreclosure: a subsidiarity approach to the role of the National Credit Act (part 1)’ 2014 Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg 288-305


  • R Brits ‘Sale in execution of property at unreasonably low price indicates abuse of process: Nxazonke v ABSA Bank Ltd [2012] ZAWCHC 184 (4 October 2012)’ (2013) 76 Tydskrif vir Hedendaagse Romeins-Hollandse Reg 451-458
  • R Brits ‘Arbitrary deprivation of unregistered credit provider’s right to claim restitution of performance rendered: Opperman v Boonzaaier (24887/2010) 2012 ZAWCHC 27 (17 April 2012) and National Credit Regulator v Opperman 2013 2 SA 1 (CC)’ (2013) 16 Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal 422-470