Name and surname
Moffat Ndou
Job title
Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director Undergraduate Programme Vanderbijlpark
Physical address
Building A16, Office G18 Vanderbijlpark Campus


Labour Law, Human Rights Law, Medical Law, Criminal Procedure
Staff type

In 2009 I graduated from the University of Johannesburg with an LLB degree. In 2010, I began serving articles with Bell Dewar Inc (Fasken). I successfully completed articles and passed the attorneys board exams. In 2012, I joined the Department of Justice & Constitutional Development as a Law Researcher at the North West High Court. During my time as Law researcher I was also appointed as a law reports editor for the Industrial Law Journal. In 2016, I was appointed as a Lecturer at the University of the Free State. In 2018 I was appointed as Lecturer at the North-West University. In 2020i was appointed as a Lecturer at the University of Venda. I am Currently a Senior Lecturer at the North West University.

Research outputs

• Some Thoughts on Developments Regarding the Recovery of Damages for Pure Psychiatric or Psychological Injury Sustained in the Workplace (2015) 36 ILJ 2460 (with Judge AA Landman). • Comparative discussion of the regulation of Mental Health Review Boards in South Africa and The Mental Health Review Tribunal in the United Kingdom 2017 CILSA 50 (1) 51. • Administering of an oath by an interpreter in the Magistrate Court: A critical evaluation of recent case law 2017 Obiter 38 (2) 357. • The Powers of the Court in terms of Section 7 (2) of the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998: KS v AM 2018 (1) SACR 240 (GJ) 2019 Obiter 40 (3) 241. • Assessment of Contested Expert Medical Evidence in Medical Negligence Case: A Comparative Analysis of the Court’s approach to Bolam/Bolitho test in England, South Africa and Singapore 2019 Speculum Juris 33(1) 54. • Mental Illness, Harassment and Labour Laws: Some Thoughts on Harassment by Employees Suffering from Mental Illness 2020 Obiter 41(3) 538. • Growth orientated agriculture, Cooperatives and policy reforms: towards poverty alleviation and food security in Grid-locked African Economic Sovereignty: Decolonising the Neo-Imperial Socio-Economic & Legal Force-fields in the 21st Century (2019) (with U Luvhengo and LJ Nembo).