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Faadhil Adams teaches Business Law I and Business Law II.
Kershwyn Bassuday teaches Negotiation, Dispute Resolution, Mediation and Business Law I.

Lise Bosman teaches Commercial Arbitration. Her research interests lie in international commercial arbitration and investor-State arbitration and she is currently researching a comparative text on African international arbitration practice.

Graham Bradfield teaches Admiralty Jurisdiction and Practice and International Commercial Transactions. His research interests lie in the fields of Shipping; Credit, Security and Insolvency Law.
Richard Bradstreet teaches Business Law I and Business Law II. His areas of interest include corporate reorganization (‘business rescue'), corporate finance, corporate governance and intellectual property. Richard's work has been cited with approval by the High Court of South Africa.
Debbie Collier is Associate Professor in the Department of Commercial Law and a member of the editorial board of the Development and Labour Monograph Series and an associate of LEP. Debbie's research interests in employment law are currently focussed primarily on aspects of workplace discrimination and equality law.
Dennis Davis is a man of eclectic tastes: his legal interests vary from tax and competition law to jurisprudence and constitutional litigation. He teaches Competition law (at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels) and Advanced Tax Law.
Emma Fergus teaches Labour LawCollective Labour Law and Business Law II. Her research interests include employment equity and discrimination law, corporate governance in the workplace and judicial review of both employers' and administrators' decisions.
Jane Franco teaches Business Law I and Business Law II. She is primarily interested in the law surrounding banking and secured transactions. In the past she has published on insolvency and judicial ethics.
Tracy Gutuza teaches Company Law, Revenue Law, Advanced Tax Law and The Legal Aspects of Corporate Financing Structures. Her research interests are in the areas of business law, international tax law and legal education. She is particularly interested in the policies issues surrounding international tax law; as well as source and residence as a basis for levying tax and the methods, such as credit and exemption, used to relieve international double taxation. With regard to legal education, her interest is in the role of the legal educator in transformation of the legal profession.
Andrew Hutchison teaches Commercial Transactions Law and Business Law I. He has completed a PhD in contract law which focuses on fundamental change of circumstances. The major thrust of his research efforts thus centre around contract law, although he is also interested in business law generally and has written on negotiable instruments.
Kathy Idensohn teaches Corporation Law. Her research interests are in corporate and fiduciary law and theory, and in the relationship between company and labour law.
Thalia Kruger teaches International Commercial Transactions. She is interested in private international law; international jurisdiction in civil cases and international trade.
Karin Lehmann teaches Business Law I and International Economic Law. Her research interests lie principally in the areas of public international law, international trade and economic law, as well as constitutional law.
Rochelle Le Roux teaches mainly labour law (see Individual Employment Law, Labour Law and Workplace Discrimination) and researches and publishes mainly on issues concerning harassment in the workplace and the contract of employment.
Caroline Ncube's research interests are in intellectual property law, company law, E-law and the use of ICTs in legal teaching.
Marumo Nkomo teaches Company Law and Business Law II. He pursues research in the areas of intellectual property and various international economic issues.
Mikovhe Maphiri teaches Business Law I. Her research interests lie in Internal Corporate Governance, Directors duties, Corporate Social Responsibility(CSR) and Sustainability. She is currently researching on Internal CSR with a comparative text on CSR as shareholder value creating mechanism in company law .
Monique Prinsloo teaches Business Law I and Business Law II.
Ada Ordor pursues research interests in comparative law in Africa.
Tobias Schonwetter research interests are in the area of intellectual property, particularly the relationship between intellectual property, development and innovation.
Sufinnah Singlee teaches Labour Law (to both LLB students and students from other faculties), and Business Law I. Her research interests are in the areas of labour, human rights and company law.
Afton Titus teaches Business Law I. Her main area of interest is the allocation of intellectual property rights in the employment context.
Tebello Thabane teaches Company Law and Business Law I.
Lee-Ann Tong teaches Intellectual Property Law at LLB and LLM level. Her research interests are in the area of Intellectual Property Law generally with a particular focus on issues arising from employee-made intellectual property.
Jacqueline Yeats teaches Advanced Company Law. She is interested broadly in research areas focusing on corporation law. In particular she studies securities, as well as mergers and acquisitions. She also focuses on company law generally and the company law reform process in particular.