Department of Private Law

Dr LS Monnye

College of Law
School of Law
Department: Private Law
Senior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 8911


  • LLD (UNISA, 2016)
  • LLM (Wisconsin-Madison, 2002)
  • LLM (Witwatersrand, 2000)

Fields of academic interests

Research interests

  • Gambling law
  • Biomedical law

Field of Specialisation

  • Family law

Journal articles

Amongst others

  • 2013 (2) Speculum Juris 78 A study of complex and unfamiliar customary marriage outside the Recognition of Customary Marriages Amendment Bill: Distortion of a traditional customary marriage
  • 2012 (3) UNLV Gaming Law Journal 221 The legality of banning online gambling in South Africa: Is online gambling not a component of gambling
  • 2003 (22) Medicine and Law Journal 73 The protection of human participants from risks in biomedical research: An analysis of the law of South Africa and international ethical guidelines

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Admitted Attorney and Member of Law Teachers’ Association
  • 2013 awarded UNISA’s Academic Qualification Improvement Programme
  • 2001-2012 Wits-Wisconsin Exchange Programme


  • Regulation of online gambling activities