Executive Dean: Faculty of Law

Prof Stephen de la Harpe

Prof De la Harpe holds a BA Law and LLB from the University of Pretoria (UP), a BCom from UNISA, LLM with spesialisation in Fundamental Rights and Constitutional Practice from UP, an LLD from UNISA and a PGDip in dispute resolution from the University of Stellenbosch.

He was admitted as attorney of the High Court of South Africa in 1985, and admitted as advocate of the High Court in 1986. He is also an accredited commercial mediator with the Africa Centre for Dispute Settlement and a member of various associations.

Prof De la Harpe has extensive teaching experience as junior lecturer at UNISA, lecturer at UP and senior lecturer, associate professor and professor at the NWU. He has been acting as the executive dean of the Faculty of Law until this most recent appointment.