FACULTY OF LAW STAFF PROFILES
|Department of Procedural and Adjectival Law|
|Name||Mrs ‘Marealeboha Makau|
|Position||Lecturer, Tutor and Legal Aid Clinic Manager|
|Qualifications||LL.B (NUL), LL.M (UP)|
|Short Bio||Mrs. Makau currently teaches undergraduate courses in the department, specifically International Law and International Organisations. She supervises the practical component of the course Clinical Legal Education through the Faculty attached Legal Aid Clinic which serves a dual mandate of providing experiential learning to students and community service on the other hand. Her research interests include issues on community development and access to justice. She is currently a tutor for first and fifth year students. She was recently part of the National University of Lesotho team that drafted Lesotho’s Voluntary National Review Report on the SDGs with a particular focus on SDG 16 for the 2019 reporting cycle.|
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|Name||Adv. Mothepa E. Ndumo|
|Qualifications||BA Law, LLB (NUL); PGD Conciliation & Arbitration (UCT, NUL & UNAM); LLM in Labour Law (UCT); MSocSci in Industrial Sociology (UCT)|
|Short Bio||Advocate Mothepa Ndumo is a Labour Lawyer, Legal Academic, Industrial Sociologist and Certified Coach who specializes in the Executive and Leadership Development niche. She holds two Masters’ degrees in Labour Law and Industrial Sociology respectively from the University of Cape Town, a BA Law and LLB from the National University of Lesotho and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Conciliation and Arbitration from the Universities of Namibia, Lesotho and Cape Town.
Advocate Ndumo currently teaches Labour Law and the Law of Business Associations and supervises LLB dissertations spanning these two disciplines. She has sat on various panels for Henley Business School Africa in Johannesburg for external clients such as Vodacom South Africa, FirstRand and the Liberty Group.
She has published in academic journals and also provided thought leadership on various platforms in Lesotho and South Africa including in the Public Eye newspaper, Informative newspaper, Finite Magazine, Skills Portal, The Afropolitan magazine, True Love magazine and her own website www.higherselfcoaching.org
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|Name||Dr. Itumeleng Shale|
|Position||Senior Lecturer & Head of Department|
|Qualifications||LLB (NUL), LLM (UP), PhD (Wits)|
|Short Bio||Dr. Itumeleng Shale is a Head and member of the Department of Procedural and Adjectival Law. She has been admitted as an Attorney of the Courts of Lesotho since 2017, prior to which she was practicing as an Advocate since 2004. Through her practical experience, she has taught a number of procedural courses including Criminal Procedure and Interpretation of Statutes since 2006 when she joined the university.
She is an expert in human rights and has published vastly in this regard. She teaches human rights, gender and the law of international humanitarian law at both undergraduate and Masters levels. She also teaches research methods at Masters level.
Dr Shale has served the university in various capacities including in Quality Assurance Committee, Admissions Committee, Gender Steering Committee and several investigation committees.
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|Name||Adv. Ntsane K. Lesenyeho|
|Position||Lecturer and Tutor|
|Qualifications||LLB (NUL); LLM (UP); LLD CANDIDATE (UP)|
|Short Bio||Advocate Ntsane Lesenyeho is an admitted advocate of the Courts of Lesotho specializing in civil and labour law litigation. He holds a LLB from the National University of Lesotho, a Master’s degree in insolvency law from the
University of Pretoria and he is currently pursuing his Doctoral degree in Mercantile Law (LLD) at the University Of Pretoria.He currently teaches the law of criminal procedure, the law of evidence and supervises LLB mini-dissertations in different spheres of the law. He is a member of the Legal aid clinic at the Faculty of Law that assists pro bono cases and gives back to the community. He is an aspiring legal academic researcher in the sphere of mercantile law. He is a former Lecturer at the Centre For Accounting Studies teaching corporate and business law.
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|Name||Mrs. Matšepo Mosito|
|Qualifications||BA Humanities (NUL), LL.B (NUL), LLM (University of Kent, UK)|
|Short Bio||She is a lecturer in the department of Procedural and Adjectival Law. She teaches undergraduate courses, namely Family Law and Succession and Administration of Estates. She has also taught Insurance and Banking Law. She has administrative experience, having served as a tutor and subsequently Head of Department from 2009 to 2019. Special assignments that she carried out include serving as a member of the Joint Council/Senate Committee for the selection of a candidate for the position of the University Registrar, a Senate representative on the Acts and Statutes Committee and a faculty representative on the NUL HIV/AIDS Committee. She has interest in children’s rights.|
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|Department of Private Law|
|Name||Mrs. Kuenaesele Ramabele-Thamae|
|Qualifications||BSc (NUL), LLB (NUL), LLM (Westminster, UK)|
|Short Bio||Mrs. Thamae has served as Head of the Department of Private Law since 2016 to present date. She earlier served as Tutor and Chief Tutor from 2010 to 2016. She is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty and she teaches Special Contracts, Insolvency Law and Intellectual Property. She has also taught the Law of Property. She has supervised final year students in the mentioned areas of Law.
She is the Coordinator of the Faculty’s Postgraduate programmes including the Master of Laws (LLM) and Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law (Conciliation & Arbitration). She is also the Editor in Chief of the Lesotho Law Journal.
She was appointed as Prosecutor for the Senate Committee on Discipline in 2013 and continues to serve in that position. She has presided over several disciplinary hearings involving the university staff members.
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|Name||Dr. Letzadzo Isaac Kometsi|
|Position||Senior Lecturer & Head of Department|
|Qualifications||BA Humanities (NUL), LLB (NUL), LLM (Manchester, UK), LLD (North West)|
|Short Bio||Dr. Kometsi has been with the Faculty of Law since 2006 as a lecturer in the Law of Contract, Law of Special Contracts, Environmental law, Law of Export Trade, Legal Methods and Systems, and supervised LLB dissertations on various subjects. His research interests are in Commercial law, Customary law, Labour law and Human Rights. He is currently working on a paper on Insurance law.
Dr. Kometsi is a devoted philanthropist initiating a number of community service projects at the same time initiating his students in community engagement and service. He has a keen interest in exploration and revival of traditional dispute resolution method. In this context he has established an annual symposium fondly referred to as KHOTLA. He also engages students in various extra-curriculum activities intended to horn the students debating, public speaking and community development skills. In this regard he has helped establish the first Litigation Club at the University, the first Debate club of the Faculty of Law and annual visitations to nearby schools and villages to give clothing and legal awareness campaigns.
Kometsi is a staunch advocate of human rights. He has dedicated his time to representing minority groups such as ebaPhuthi, and thus acts as Chairman of their association, Libadla le baPhuthi, an association that seeks to promote interests of ebaPhuthi as a minority ethnic group in Lesotho.
|Contactsemail@example.com +266 5221 3118|
|Name||Dr. Lehlohonolo Ramokanate|
|Qualifications||LLB (NUL), LLM Import & Export Law (Univ. of the North West, RSA), LLD Trade & Business Law (Univ. of the North West, RSA)|
|Short Bio||Dr. Ramokanate is a lecturer in the Department of Private Law. At undergraduate level, he lectures Banking & Insurance Law, and Legal Aspects of Economic Development. At postgraduate level, he lectures, and provides research supervision, in the field of Electronic Transactions Law. He is furthermore the Co-Editor of Lesotho Law Journal.|
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|Name||Ms. Tsotang Tsietsi|
|Qualifications||LLB (NUL), LLM (Cambridge, UK), LLD Candidate (UCT)|
|Short Bio||Ms. Tsietsi is a senior lecturer and has served as Head of Department of Private Law for two terms from 2012 to 2016. She has extensively served as Tutor in the faculty. Her main area of interest is International Trade Law. She has taught Legal Aspects of Economic Development, Insurance and Banking Law and Constitutional Law.
She has served as Coordinator of the ELSA Moot Court Competitions in which she trained students with presentation and debating skills. She was also Coordinator of the Postgraduate Diploma in Labour Law (Conciliation and Arbitration) Programme.
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|Name||Advocate Leisa Leisanyane|
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|Department of Public Law|
|Name||Prof. Kananelo Mosito (KC)|
|Position||Professor of Law on secondment to the University Administration as Pro-Vice- Chancellor.|
|Qualifications||Dip in Law (NUL); BA LAW (NUL); LLB (NUL); LLM (Edinburgh); PhD (UCT); PGD LL (Conciliation and Arbitration) (NUL).|
|Short Bio||Professor Mosito is an Associate Prof of Law, an advocate of the Courts of Lesotho and King’s Counsel. He is President of the Court of Appeal of Lesotho, substantive Pro-Vice Chancellor and acting Vice Chancellor of the NUL.
He has taught extensively in the LLB program. The courses he taught include Law of Contract, Family law, Labour Law, Law of Business Associations, Conflict of Laws, Legal Methods and Systems, Accounting for Lawyers, Succession and Administration of Estates, Civil Procedure, Practical Legal Training, Criminal Law, Jurisprudence and Environmental Law. On the LLM program, he lectures in Legal Research Methods, Law Governance and Development, Collective Labour law and Commercial Arbitration Law.
His research interests include Family Law, International Commercial Arbitration, Social Security Law, Labour Law and Procedural Law. He has published extensively in the these fields.
Mosito is a member of various boards at NUL, and is a member of the board of directors at Tloutle Holdings (Pty) Ltd.
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|Name||Prof. Mtende Mhango|
|Position||Professor of Law and Dean of Faculty|
|Qualifications||BA (Morehead); PGD Commercial Law (UCT); JD (Michigan State); LLM (Wayne State); LLD (UNISA).|
|Short Bio||Prof. Mhango has over 13 years of teaching experience. He has taught many courses, including Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Pension Fund Law, Business Enterprise, Commercial Law and Jurisprudence. He has gained significant experience as a postgraduate supervisor.
In 2016, Mhango was rated as an established researcher (C2) by the National Research Foundation of South Africa. His research has largely focused on constitutional law and pension fund law, with a particular emphasis on structures of government and pension reforms in the SADC region, respectively. His other research interests are in the areas of insurance law, law and religion, labour law and administrative law. He has published more than 40 publications in these areas of law. Through his research, Mhango has contributed to the pension reforms in Botswana, Swaziland and Malawi.
His recent main publications include Justiciability of Political Questions in South Africa: A Comparative Analysis (Netherlands: Eleven International Publishers 2019); and Transformation and the Judiciary in The Judiciary in South Africa (Cape Town: Juta 2014) (Hoexter & Olivier (eds) 66.
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|Name||Dr. ‘Matšepo R. Kulehile|
|Position||Lecturer & Head of Department|
|Qualifications||BA LAW (NUL); LLB (NUL); LLM (UCT); PhD (UCT).|
|Short Bio||Dr. Kulehile is a Doctor of Philosophy in Commercial Law. She is an Advocate of the Courts of Lesotho. She has vast teaching experience and taught, among others, Criminal Law, Special Contracts, Labour Law, Law of Property and Law of Contract.
Kulehile’s research interests are in Electronic Transactions Law, Law of Contract and Labour law. Specifically, she is interested in the promotion and legal regulation of electronic commerce in society for the enhancement of economic growth. She has published in Labour Law. As a member of the Faculty, she also served as a Tutor. She is currently Chairperson to the Senate Committee of Discipline at NUL.
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|Name||Adv. Karabo Mohau (KC)|
|Qualifications||BA LAW (NUL); LLB (NUL); LLM (Warwick).|
|Short Bio||Mr. Mohau is an Advocate of the High Court of Lesotho. He has taught extensively on Constitutional Law, Human rights and Humanitarian Law, Conveyancing and Notarial Practice, and on Practical Legal training.
His research interests are in constitutionalism and human rights. He has Published in Constitutional Law, Human Rights, issues of chieftainship and the Land Act of Lesotho.
Mohau has served on the Lesotho Law Reform Commission and Lesotho Electricity and Water Authority Board. He has also been an editor the Lesotho Law Journal for several years.
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|Name||Adv. Thato Molapo|
|Qualifications||West Indies); PGD LL (Conciliation and Arbitration) (NUL, University of Namibia and UCT).|
|Short Bio||Mr. Molapo has taught a variety of courses which include Administrative Law, Property Law, Interpretation of Statutes, Criminal Law and Customary Law.
His research interests are in Administrative Law and public law in general. He has published on Constitutional Law and Administrative Law.
Molapo has been Head of Public Law Department for over ten years. He further served as Chairperson on the Senate Committee on Discipline at NUL, and is currently Chairperson on the Public Service Tribunal. He is an external examiner for the Lesotho Institute of Public Administration and Management in Constitutional and Administrative Law.
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|Name||Adv. Tekane S. Maqakachane|
|Qualifications||LLB (NUL); LLM cum laude (UFS).|
|Short Bio||Mr. Maqakachane is an Advocate of the High Court of Lesotho. As a member the Faculty of Law, he lectures in Civil Procedure, Customary Law, Environmental Law, Law of Evidence and Law of Delict.
His research interests are in Constitutional Law and Human Rights. He has published in Constitutional Human Rights and Practical Legal Training.
Maqakachane served as President of the Law Society of Lesotho. He is also a member of the Council of State, a constitutional advisory body to His Majesty on the discharge of constitutional mandate. He is a board member of several private companies, and currently serves a Tutor of the Faculty.
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