TRACKING OUR YOUNGEST AND BRIGHTEST: Nelson R. Mandela School of Law Graduates Make Big Strides in the Legal Profession

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Twenty-four-old Halalisani Xulu (Class of 2020) is an Intern Researcher at the Centre for Comparative Law in Africa (CCLA), University of Cape Town

He graduated his Bachelor of Law Degree with distinction (cum laude).  He is currently a Masters Student in Commercial Law (LLM) at the University of Cape Town (UCT), specialising in corporate governance, corporate finance, competition law and international trade law

He also holds certificates in Twin Peaks, Insurance Act and the COFI Bill from UCT.

In 2018, whilst enrolled for his 2nd year at UFH, he was signed with one of the leading firms in Africa, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr and will commence with his articles of clerkship with the firm at the beginning of 2022.

Halalisani is a brilliant young man with a hawk-eye in analysing both legal and socio-economic issues and has an incredible passion for hard work.

He received an academic award for being one of the top-performing students at Nelson Mandela R. School of Law.

Halalisani is also a proud winner of the Kate O’Regan Inter-varsity Moot Court Competition. While at UFH. He was a member of various non-profit organisations, including Team-Lee, and Enactus. Halalisani is also a recipient of the CDH (Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr ) bursary which funded his undergraduate studies and currently, his LLM studies.

He is a recipient of the UCT Post Graduate Scholarship, in recognition of his excellent academic performance.