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Teaching and Research Assistants


Sihle Kunene graduated with an LLB from the University of Cape Town in 2017. Her main research interests are Legal Theory and Constitutional law. She was the founding member and President of an education-centered NGO called the Gender and Sex Project in 2017 and a teaching fellow with the Constitutional Literacy and Services Initiative (CLASI) in 2016. She is passionate about knowledge building and 

This year she is pursuing her Master’s degree in Public law; and will be tutoring Administrative Law and Criminal Procedure. 

Grace Moyo is a Teaching Assistant for International Law and Administrative Law, having previously tutored Constitutional Law and Criminal Law. She holds an LL.B. from Rhodes University, an LL.M from the University of Cape Town, and is presently a Ph.D. candidate in the department, whose research focuses on administrative tribunals and sexual offences. Prior to joining the department as a TA, Grace was a Research Associate for Trudie Broekmann Attorneys and the Justice Alliance of South Africa, as well as a four-time Director at NMUN New York and a Fellow at the African Leadership University in Mauritius.

Catherine Willis-Smith graduated with an LLB (magna cum laude) from the University of Cape Town in 2018. She was a tutor in the Law Faculty’s Writing Centre and for the Legal Writing Project (LWP) in her final year. Her research interests are in criminal justice and labour law. Catherine is also involved in community engagement work, using her academic knowledge and passion for holistic development of youth in South Africa to enhance the community around her.

This year, she is pursuing her LLM (Coursework and Minor Dissertation) and will be tutoring the Law of Evidence and Constitutional Law.