Department of Private Law

Mr MT Skosana

College of Law
School of Law
Department: Private Law
Tel: 012 429 8430


  • LLM cum laude(Unisa)
  • LLB (Unisa, 2009)
  • Advance Certificate in Corporate and Securities law
  • Certificate in family and divorce mediation (Family life, 2014)

Fields of academic interests

  • Child law
  • Information Technology law (delictual aspects)

Field of Specialisation

  • Law of Persons
  • Child law
  • Information Technology law (delictual aspects)



  • T Skosana "A donor-conceived child’s right to know their genetic origin: A South African perspective" Obiter 2017
  • MT Skosana & MA Mthembu "Privacy at the hands of Information Controllers: South African perspective" (paper published in peer-reviewed conference proceedings The 5th International Conference on Legal, Security and Privacy Issues in IT,  2010).
  • MT Skosana & S Ferreira "Step-Parent Adoption Gone Wrong: GT v CT [2015] 3 ALL SA 631 (GJ)" PER 2016.

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Advocate of the High Court of South Africa