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

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Mr Sive Makhulathi (Class 2020)Masters Candidate in International Trade and Investment Law in Africa (TILA), Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria

Age:  23

Sive is a young philanthropist and a vigorous individual who learns unceasingly. He values diversity and appreciates a strong work ethic. While at UFH between 2019 and 2020, he was awarded the prestigious Webber Wentzel Scholarship.

Recently he has been selected by the International Development Law Unit (IDLU), Centre for Human Rights at the University of Pretoria, for a scholarship provided by the National Research Foundation (NRF) through its funding of Professor D. Bradlow’s SARChI chair.

Prior to joining the TILA LLM Programme, Sive also worked as a tutor at the Nelson R Mandela School of Law (on pro bono basis in 2019, and on contract in 2020). He worked as an intern at Adams & Adams in 2019. He also volunteered in the following organisations: Team Lee South Africa, UFH Enactus, and UFH Paralegals.

From 2020 to 2021, Sive served as the Academic Officer for the Black Management Forum as well as the Secretary-General of the Consumer Law Student Chapter. He is the winner of the 2018 UFH Junior Moot Court Competition and has participated in the UFH Human Rights and Senior Moot Court Competitions. He also took part in the Faculty of Law campaign to raise consumer rights awareness during the World Consumer Rights Week.

His areas of interest include International Trade, Investment Law, Maritime Law, Commercial law and Human Rights Law.