Dr Simphiwe S. Bidie

LLD;LLM; LLB; (UFH) Diploma in Financial Management (Dip. AIBM. (Fin) [BMTCSA]
Senior Lecturer
Mercantile Law
Telephone Number: 
+27 40 642 2236
Teaching Responsibilities: 

Company law/Commercial Law, Social Security Law

Other Responsibilities:

DC Chairperson

Research Interests: 

Commercial Law, Company Law, International Trade Law, Constitutional Law, Labour Law


Simphiwe S.  Bidie holds the degrees of LLB and LLM from the University of Fort Hare. He is currently studying for an LLD degree with the University of Fort Hare. He was appointed as a temporary lecturer at the University of Fort Hare in 2009 and in 2012 was appointed full-time to the post. He has presented conference papers in two national conferences and a paper in one international conference.

He has been entrusted with the task of teaching undergraduate students in East London, Bhisho and Alice Campuses since January 2009. He has presented lectures on various law courses; these included Constitutional Law, Law of Persons, and Commercial law, Commercial/Entrepreneurial Law 2, Juridical Interpretation, Social Security Law and Criminal Law. His research interests are in commercial/corporate/entrepreneurial law, constitutional law, international trade law, labour law, and social security law.