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Mercantile Law

Mr Joel Baloyi

Senior Lecturer in Commercial Law

Office: Cas van Vuuren Building 6-67
Tel: 012 429-8076




BJuris LLB (Venda) LLM (UWC)
Advocate of the High Court of SA

Courses taught:
Commercial  Law 1C (CLA 1503)
LLM dissertation supervisor (Copyright Law)
LLB research supervisor

Fields of specialisation:
Intellectual Property Law (Copyright and Traditional Knowledge and Biodiversity); Entertainment/Music Rights law; International Trade Law; Corporate Law and Corporate Governance


  • Member of International Association of Entertainment Lawyers
  • Member of Black Lawyers Association
  • Associate Member of Chartered Institute of Business Management
  • Member of Coaches and Mentors of South Africa (COMENSA)
  • Member of the ASA Sponsorship Dispute Resolutions Committee

Adams & Adams Best Student Award for Trial Advocacy
Integrated Bar Project Phases 1 and 2