Department of Criminal and Procedural Law

Adv LC Coetzee

College of Law
School of Law
Department: Criminal and Procedural Law
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 8602


  • BLC LLB (UP)

Currently teaching

  • Medical Law

Fields of academic interests

  • Medical Law

Field of Specialisation

  • Medical professional liability
  • Informed consent
  • Assisted reproduction
  • Wrongful life, birth and pregnancy

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

Professional association

  • International Forum of Teachers (IFT) of the UNESCO Chair in Bioethics
  • International Institute of Research in Ethics and Biomedicine (IIREB)
  • Advocate of the High Court of South Africa


  • Excellence in Tuition Award (Unisa), awarded twice
  • Principal’s Prize for Research (Unisa)
  • Judge Schock Prize for the best performance in the LLM degree
  • Council Medal for the best performance in the Master’s Degree (Unisa)
  • Grant, Institute for European Tort Law (Austrian Academy of Sciences) and Chicago-Kent Law Review
  • Canadian Commonwealth Scholarship
  • Visiting Researcher (McGill University)
  • Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarship (selected)
  • Academic Colours (Univ of Pretoria)