Faculty Organisation

The Faculty consists of four departments, namely, Public Law, Private Law, Mercantile Law, and Adjectival Law.  Accordingly, the management team of the Faculty consists of the following: Dean;Deputy Dean;Directors of Centres & HoDs

Dr Nombulelo Lubisi Dean of Law
Professor Patrick Osode Professor & Head of Department
Mr Nasholan Chetty Lecturer
Professor Nasila S Rembe Director - OR Tambo Centre for Human Rights
Mr Manfred G. Chinamasa Lecturer & Head of Department
Mr Actor Katurura Lecturer & Head of Department


The day-to-day administration of the Faculty and its departments is undertaken by the Dean; the Deputy Dean supported by a Faculty Manager and dedicated secretarial staff.


The Faculty of Law holds a two-day orientation programme for new students at the commencement of a new academic year.  The Programme is coordinated by the Dean and includes a series of presentations to the students on:

•      The general and faculty rules and regulations applicable to law students;

•      The various branches/subject areas of law and the LLB curriculum;

•      The various vocational/career opportunities available to law graduates;

•      The available teaching and learning resources/ opportunities;

•      The legal professions and their requirements /expectations of law graduates; and

•      The responsibilities of law students.

The programme also includes a guided tour of the university library with a focus on the Law Section. Participation in the orientation programme is compulsory for all new undergraduate students.