Department of Private Law

Prof J Jamneck

College of Law
School of Law
Department: Private Law
Tel: 012 429 8506


  • BLC (cum laude) (UP, 1985)
  • LLB (cum laude) (UP, 1987)
  • LLD (UP, 1995)

Fields of academic interests

Research interests

  • Law of Succession
  • Contract Law
  • Sports Law

Field of Specialisation

  • Law of Succession
  • Wills and Trusts


Book chapters

  • Jamneck, Rautenbach et al Law of Succession in South Africa / Erfreg in Suid-Afrika (2012) Oxford University Press Cape Town

Journal articles

Amongst others

  • 2014  Acta Juridica 104: The modus in modern South African Succession Law
  • 2014  PER 973: The problematic practical application of section 1(6) and 1(7) of the Intestate Succession Act under a new dispensation
  • 2013 Journal for Juridical Sciences 1: Exclusion of liability in wills

Professional positions, fellowships & awards

  • Member of Law Teachers’ Association
  • UNISA Rector’s prize for young researchers 1996


  • Child Gangsterism
  • Continued Legal Education: Certificate in Deceased Estates Practice