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Aisha Adam

Aisha Adam is a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Commercial Law. After graduating with an LLB from the University of Leicester in 2016, she pursued her LLM at the University of Cape Town in 2017. Before joining the Faculty of Law as a Teaching Assistant, Aisha worked as a Research Assistant under the tutelage of Prof Debbie Collier for the Institute of Development and Labour Law. In this role, she conducted case research and drafted articles for Lexis Nexis. She is also involved in facilitating academic co-ordination for the UCT Law @ Work Conference in association with the University of California, Berkley taking place in June this year. Aisha is currently doing her PhD at UCT in Labour Law, with a specialisation in Appearance Discrimination under the supervision of Prof Debbie Collier and Dr Emma Fergus.

Aisha is passionate about academia, and endeavours to make a sustainable, significant and valued contribution to society by augmenting labour laws to protect comprehensively the South African workforce. 

Josh Chapple

Josh Chapple is studying towards a Professional LLM in Tax, having completed his BComm LLB in 2019.  Josh has always had an interest in finance and accounting, and hopes to integrate his BComm and LLB studies into his career.  He believes tax law provides the best opportunity to do so, as it represents the intersection of many accounting and legal principles. Josh hopes to provide a more streamlined form of tax consultation by considering both the legal and accounting implications of any proposed tax structure.

Tebogo Dambuza

Tebogo Dambuza is a Teaching Assistant for the Department of Commercial Law. She completed a Bachelor of Arts (BA) at UCT, specialising in Film and Media production (Screenwriting), and worked as a scriptwriter before pursuing her LLB, also at UCT. Tebogo completed her articles of clerkship at one of Cape Town’s oldest corporate and commercial law firm, where she was exposed to various areas of law. Tebogo is an admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa. Primarily interested in Insurance law, Tebogo is currently pursuing her Masters in Commercial law by coursework and dissertation (LLM).

Tebogo believes that it is vital to improve one’s knowledge and she uncompromisingly pursues a better standard of herself every day. Tebogo is an ardent and lifelong learner and hopes to make a substantial contribution to the legal fraternity with her legal research.