Legal

Development and management of legal information systems 2019

To sign up, email don.coue@uct.ac.za

This course is designed to provide practical and actionable knowledge on current and future ways of managing legal information. This course will cover the requirements related to legal information and its management; identifying factors of relevance for the evaluation of legal IT solutions; and reviewing the legal issues that affect the use of IT in legal work and legal information management.

Legal and practical management of life and disability claims: a short course for claims assessors 2019/2020

To sign up, email don.coue@uct.ac.za

UCT Law@work, in conjunction with SCOR, is pleased to present legal, practical and experiential training for claims assessors. 

ABOUT THE COURSE

The demands placed on claims assessors in life offices have significantly increased in recent years, putting extra-ordinary pressure on the claims divisions.

Programme in Local Government Law and Municipal Administration

The Programme in South African Local Government Law and Municipal Administration provides municipal administrators, government officials and legal practitioners with a better understanding of local government law. You will gain knowledge regarding a variety of legal aspects pertaining to municipal administrations and topics such as sustainable service delivery, municipal powers and functions, municipal elections and important aspects of municipal finance and fiscal management (including the MFMA and the MPRA) are covered during the course.

Short Course in Decoding the Protection of Personal Information Act

The Decoding the Protection of Personal Information Act workshop provides you with the scope and insights to the Protection of Personal Information Act 14 of 2013 by giving uncomplicated, practical guidelines for compliance. Most organisations collect, use and process personal information for one reason or another, and therefore have to ensure that they comply with the Act’s provisions. During the workshop, you will become familiar with all new obligations emposed on businesses, and what consequences they might face for non-compliance.

Introduction to African Customary Law

The Introduction to African Customary Law short course aims to introduce the scope, general and underlying principles and application of African Customary Law in South Africa to legal practitioners who had little or no knowledge and exposure to African Customary Law. Legal practitioners who need to be updated in this area of the law will also find the course beneficial and insightful.

Public participation for environmental governance: essential elements, skills and strategies 2019

Presented by UCT Law@work. For more information, email don.coue@uct.ac.za

About the course 

The two-day course will deliver a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles and best practice techniques for effective public participation in environmental governance, through an accessible, paradigm-shifting learning process.

Advanced Certificate Course in International Insolvency Law

This correspondence course aims to examine international insolvency law trends in South Africa, the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Sweden and Australia on a comparative basis. The rules pertaining to cross-border insolvency law with particular reference to South Africa form a main part of this course.

The content of this module is of such a nature that it will be of value to any student who is interested in international insolvency law viewed from a Southern African perspective.

Chinese law and investment in Africa 2019

Chinese law and investment in Africa 

Are you interested in Chinese law and investment in Africa, but don't want to study full-time? Do you only need to brush up on various aspects of Chinese law and policy?

UCT Law@work is pleased to offer a unique opportunity for you to slot in with a UCT master's course, attending only those lectures that interest you! 

ABOUT THE COURSE

Advanced Programme in Insolvency Litigation and Administration Practice

The Advanced Programme in Insolvency Litigation and Administration Practice is designed to facilitate your further legal training and development as attorney in the field of insolvency litigation and administration, or if you are looking to move into this specialised field of financial law. The course specifically covers topics of sequestration and liquidation applications, procedures for business rescue, statutory compromises, as well as intervening applications.

Whistleblowing in the workplace (part of UCT's Labour Law Series 2019)

UCT Law@work is pleased to offer a series of labour law related courses in 2019:

TOPICS:

12 July          -     Mindful compassion in the workplace

27 August     -     Whistleblowing in the workplace

11 October    -     Workplace bullying

Fees: R2,750 per course
Email: don.coue@uct.ac.za

Bullying in the workplace (part of UCT's Labour Law Series 2019)

UCT Law@work is pleased to offer a series of labour law related courses in 2019:

TOPICS:

12 July          -     Mindful compassion in the workplace

27 August     -     Whistleblowing in the workplace

11 October    -     Workplace bullying

Fees: R2,750 per course
Email: don.coue@uct.ac.za

Sports Law

Sport, both in South Africa and worldwide, is a constant backdrop to our lives. However, the sheer popularity of sport means there are a lot of potential issues that can arise. Sports law is therefore a vital part of sport. Good governance must be clearly present and someone has to uphold the rules of the game when they come into dispute.

Labour law series 2019

UCT Law@work is pleased to offer a series of labour law related courses in 2019:

TOPICS:

12 July          -     Mindful compassion in the workplace

27 August     -     Whistleblowing in the workplace

11 October    -     Workplace bullying

Fees: R2,750 per course
Email: don.coue@uct.ac.za

Trusts - an intro to the legal and practical aspects 2019

Law@work, UCT Faculty of Law, is pleased to present a one-day seminar on trusts.

About the seminar
A trust is simply an agreement by which assets are managed by one person for the benefit of others. Trusts have, for many years, been used as a very popular and effective financial planning tool.

Email: don.coue@uct.ac.za

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