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Silindile N Buthelezi

Lecturer | Writer | Admitted Attorney | Blogger | Speaker | God's Daughter

Silindile N. Buthelezi
ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Birthday

14 May 1986

Languages

English and Zulu

Hobbies

Travel, reading, blogging and watching films.

Availability

Part-time

I am a South African attorney turned law lecturer who decided to leave practice a few years ago for academia.

I love traveling, I am an avid reader of books, a film buff, socialite and blogger. I am also a writer and I am currently working on my first book – a Christian memoir – which will be released in 2017.

I am also very passionate about empowering young women and girls to go forth towards their dreams and to reach their ultimate God-given potential. To invite me for guest speaking engagements aimed at women and youth, there are various ways to reach out to me which can be found on my contact page.

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AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2015

2015
  • Recipient of a UCL-UCT Scholarship 2015 – For postgraduate study at the University College London (UCL) in London, England 2015-2016
2007

2007
  • Certificate of Merit for the module ‘Income Tax’ at the University of KwaZulu Natal
2006

2006
  • Received a Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)
  • Invited to be a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (University of KwaZulu Natal – Howard College Chapter) – an international honour society for university students whose academic performance places them in the top 15% of students within their faculty at their university
2005

2005
  • Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)

Other Achievements:

2008

2008
  • Selected as one of 12 students who participated in the summer vacation program at Bowman Gilfillan Attorneys in Cape Town, one of the leading corporate and commercial law firms in South Africa.
2007

2007
  • Selected as one of 60 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Young Women in Finance Conference (YWIF) 2007 held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg.
  • Selected as one of 46 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Winter School Program 2007 (Banking and Finance) held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

2017

2017
  • INTERFACE. SABC 3. 12 March 2017 at 21:30. I was invited to be a part of a panel discussion on the new “Twin Peaks Financial Sector Regulatory Reforms in South Africa”. On the panel discussion with me were representatives from the South African National Treasury and the Financial Services Board (FSB).

TESTIMONIALS

EDUCATION

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EDUCATION

Silindile N. Buthelezi

LLB, LLM (UKZN), LLM (UCL)

I completed my schooling at Empangeni High School, a school situated in the small town of Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal (South Africa).

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Master of Laws (LLM in Business Law)

Master of Laws (LLM in International Banking and Finance Law) – graduating with Merit

I completed both my Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM specialising in Business Law) degrees at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

I then furthered my formal education at the University College London (UCL) in London, England where I completed a second Master of Laws degree (LLM specialising in International Banking and Finance Law) where I will be graduating with Merit.


CAREER

Work Experience

I am an Admitted Attorney (Licensed) of the High Court of South Africa - Western Cape High Court.

I completed my articles of clerkship (trainee lawyer contract) at the top tier Corporate and Commercial Law Firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (previously a member of the international DLA Piper Group), Cape Town, South Africa.

Thereafter , I was employed as a Law Researcher (law clerk) for the Judges at the Western Cape High Court where I provided professional legal research assistance to the Judges of the Western Cape High Court.

I am currently employed as a lecturer in the Commercial Law Department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where I teach Business Law 1 to first and second year non-law students.


RESEARCH

RESEARCH

My research interests are in general Corporate and Commercial law (with specific focus on commercial contracts), Banking and Financial Markets Regulation, Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring, and International Trade Law.

I also have an interest in social justice issues relating to violence against women and children.

My other webpages are on academia.edu, LinkedIn, ORCID ID, ResearchGate, and UCT website.

I occasionally tweet as @Silindile_N (professional twitter account)


Peer - Reviewed Publications

Buthelezi, Silindile, 'Human trafficking and new legal framework in South Africa: Intervention needed for the law to reach vulnerable girls and women'.

Agenda Feminist Journal volume 29,Issue 3 (2015) P 155-165

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Conference Presentations (Papers)

• The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015
(6-8 July 2015, Varsity College, Durban, South Africa)

Paper presented:
‘Unifying language and context: Will the new approach to interpretation of contracts always lead to commercially reasonable results?’

• Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016
(17-19 October 2016, Newnham College, University of Cambridge)

Paper presented:

'Twin Peaks for South Africa: A Case for A Modified Model for Financial Sector Regulation'

Session/s Chaired:

Day Two – Session One (Interdisciplinary Studies Group)

Research Funding Awards

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2016 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016

• National Research Foundation (NRF) – Knowledge Interchange and Collaboration (KIC Funding) 2015
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2015 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

Books and Book Chapters
Research Projects
Journal Editorships

• UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence
Editorial Board Member
Institution: University College London (UCL)

TEACHING

TEACHING

University Courses Taught

University of Cape Town

Undergraduate

CML1001F (Business Law 1)

Postgraduate

University Courses Developed
Graduate Supervisory Experiences
Conference and Workshop Development

Additional Teaching Experiences

2010

2010

• Guest Lecturer (2010). The Tertiary School of Business Administration (TSiBA), Cape Town, South Africa. Conducted a guest lecture on “Insolvency and Managing the Risk of Insolvency in Others” as part of the Business Law course (BLW-2) offered to students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

2009

2009

• Academic Tutor (2009). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “English Concise Writing” module, a pilot program introduced by the university to assist law students develop their written English language skills in the early stages of their legal careers.

2007

2007

• Academic Tutor (2007). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “Introduction to Law” (LAWS1LW) and “Foundations of South African Law” (LAWS1FL) modules.

CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

072 *** ****

Landline

021 650 5639

Email

contact@silindilenbuthelezi.com

Address

Faculty of Law | University of Cape Town, South Africa


DROP ME A LINE





BOOKS

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When the World Says You Are Not Enough

LAUNCH DATE COMING SOON

ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Birthday

14 May 1986

Languages

English and Zulu

Hobbies

Travel, reading, blogging and watching films.

Availability

Part-time

I am a South African attorney turned law lecturer who decided to leave practice a few years ago for academia.

I love traveling, I am an avid reader of books, a film buff, socialite and blogger. I am also a writer and I am currently working on my first book – a Christian memoir – which will be released in 2017.

I am also very passionate about empowering young women and girls to go forth towards their dreams and to reach their ultimate God-given potential. To invite me for guest speaking engagements aimed at women and youth, there are various ways to reach out to me which can be found on my contact page.

abbb


AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2015

2015
  • Recipient of a UCL-UCT Scholarship 2015 – For postgraduate study at the University College London (UCL) in London, England 2015-2016
2007

2007
  • Certificate of Merit for the module ‘Income Tax’ at the University of KwaZulu Natal
2006

2006
  • Received a Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)
  • Invited to be a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (University of KwaZulu Natal – Howard College Chapter) – an international honour society for university students whose academic performance places them in the top 15% of students within their faculty at their university
2005

2005
  • Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)

Other Achievements:

2008

2008
  • Selected as one of 12 students who participated in the summer vacation program at Bowman Gilfillan Attorneys in Cape Town, one of the leading corporate and commercial law firms in South Africa.
2007

2007
  • Selected as one of 60 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Young Women in Finance Conference (YWIF) 2007 held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg.
  • Selected as one of 46 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Winter School Program 2007 (Banking and Finance) held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

2017

2017
  • INTERFACE. SABC 3. 12 March 2017 at 21:30. I was invited to be a part of a panel discussion on the new “Twin Peaks Financial Sector Regulatory Reforms in South Africa”. On the panel discussion with me were representatives from the South African National Treasury and the Financial Services Board (FSB).

TESTIMONIALS

EDUCATION

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EDUCATION

Silindile N. Buthelezi

LLB, LLM (UKZN), LLM (UCL)

I completed my schooling at Empangeni High School, a school situated in the small town of Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal (South Africa).

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Master of Laws (LLM in Business Law)

Master of Laws (LLM in International Banking and Finance Law) – graduating with Merit

I completed both my Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM specialising in Business Law) degrees at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

I then furthered my formal education at the University College London (UCL) in London, England where I completed a second Master of Laws degree (LLM specialising in International Banking and Finance Law) where I will be graduating with Merit.


CAREER

Work Experience

I am an Admitted Attorney (Licensed) of the High Court of South Africa - Western Cape High Court.

I completed my articles of clerkship (trainee lawyer contract) at the top tier Corporate and Commercial Law Firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (previously a member of the international DLA Piper Group), Cape Town, South Africa.

Thereafter , I was employed as a Law Researcher (law clerk) for the Judges at the Western Cape High Court where I provided professional legal research assistance to the Judges of the Western Cape High Court.

I am currently employed as a lecturer in the Commercial Law Department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where I teach Business Law 1 to first and second year non-law students.


RESEARCH

RESEARCH

My research interests are in general Corporate and Commercial law (with specific focus on commercial contracts), Banking and Financial Markets Regulation, Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring, and International Trade Law.

I also have an interest in social justice issues relating to violence against women and children.

My other webpages are on academia.edu, LinkedIn, ORCID ID, ResearchGate, and UCT website.

I occasionally tweet as @Silindile_N (professional twitter account)


Peer - Reviewed Publications

Buthelezi, Silindile, 'Human trafficking and new legal framework in South Africa: Intervention needed for the law to reach vulnerable girls and women'.

Agenda Feminist Journal volume 29,Issue 3 (2015) P 155-165

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Conference Presentations (Papers)

• The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015
(6-8 July 2015, Varsity College, Durban, South Africa)

Paper presented:
‘Unifying language and context: Will the new approach to interpretation of contracts always lead to commercially reasonable results?’

• Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016
(17-19 October 2016, Newnham College, University of Cambridge)

Paper presented:

'Twin Peaks for South Africa: A Case for A Modified Model for Financial Sector Regulation'

Session/s Chaired:

Day Two – Session One (Interdisciplinary Studies Group)

Research Funding Awards

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2016 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016

• National Research Foundation (NRF) – Knowledge Interchange and Collaboration (KIC Funding) 2015
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2015 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

Books and Book Chapters
Research Projects
Journal Editorships

• UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence
Editorial Board Member
Institution: University College London (UCL)

TEACHING

TEACHING

University Courses Taught

University of Cape Town

Undergraduate

CML1001F (Business Law 1)

Postgraduate

University Courses Developed
Graduate Supervisory Experiences
Conference and Workshop Development

Additional Teaching Experiences

2010

2010

• Guest Lecturer (2010). The Tertiary School of Business Administration (TSiBA), Cape Town, South Africa. Conducted a guest lecture on “Insolvency and Managing the Risk of Insolvency in Others” as part of the Business Law course (BLW-2) offered to students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

2009

2009

• Academic Tutor (2009). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “English Concise Writing” module, a pilot program introduced by the university to assist law students develop their written English language skills in the early stages of their legal careers.

2007

2007

• Academic Tutor (2007). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “Introduction to Law” (LAWS1LW) and “Foundations of South African Law” (LAWS1FL) modules.

CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

072 *** ****

Landline

021 650 5639

Email

contact@silindilenbuthelezi.com

Address

Faculty of Law | University of Cape Town, South Africa


DROP ME A LINE





BOOKS

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When the World Says You Are Not Enough

LAUNCH DATE COMING SOON

ABOUT ME

ABOUT ME

Birthday

14 May 1986

Languages

English and Zulu

Hobbies

Travel, reading, blogging and watching films.

Availability

Part-time

I am a South African attorney turned law lecturer who decided to leave practice a few years ago for academia.

I love traveling, I am an avid reader of books, a film buff, socialite and blogger. I am also a writer and I am currently working on my first book – a Christian memoir – which will be released in 2017.

I am also very passionate about empowering young women and girls to go forth towards their dreams and to reach their ultimate God-given potential. To invite me for guest speaking engagements aimed at women and youth, there are various ways to reach out to me which can be found on my contact page.

abbb


AWARDS & ACCOLADES

2015

2015
  • Recipient of a UCL-UCT Scholarship 2015 – For postgraduate study at the University College London (UCL) in London, England 2015-2016
2007

2007
  • Certificate of Merit for the module ‘Income Tax’ at the University of KwaZulu Natal
2006

2006
  • Received a Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)
  • Invited to be a member of the Golden Key International Honour Society (University of KwaZulu Natal – Howard College Chapter) – an international honour society for university students whose academic performance places them in the top 15% of students within their faculty at their university
2005

2005
  • Dean’s Commendation (Dean’s Merit List)

Other Achievements:

2008

2008
  • Selected as one of 12 students who participated in the summer vacation program at Bowman Gilfillan Attorneys in Cape Town, one of the leading corporate and commercial law firms in South Africa.
2007

2007
  • Selected as one of 60 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Young Women in Finance Conference (YWIF) 2007 held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg.
  • Selected as one of 46 delegates – from universities across South Africa – to attend the Investec Winter School Program 2007 (Banking and Finance) held at the Investec Head Office in Johannesburg

TELEVISION APPEARANCES

2017

2017
  • INTERFACE. SABC 3. 12 March 2017 at 21:30. I was invited to be a part of a panel discussion on the new “Twin Peaks Financial Sector Regulatory Reforms in South Africa”. On the panel discussion with me were representatives from the South African National Treasury and the Financial Services Board (FSB).

TESTIMONIALS

EDUCATION

board-1024x313

EDUCATION

Silindile N. Buthelezi

LLB, LLM (UKZN), LLM (UCL)

I completed my schooling at Empangeni High School, a school situated in the small town of Empangeni, KwaZulu Natal (South Africa).

Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

Master of Laws (LLM in Business Law)

Master of Laws (LLM in International Banking and Finance Law) – graduating with Merit

I completed both my Bachelor of Laws (LLB) and Master of Laws (LLM specialising in Business Law) degrees at the University of KwaZulu Natal.

I then furthered my formal education at the University College London (UCL) in London, England where I completed a second Master of Laws degree (LLM specialising in International Banking and Finance Law) where I will be graduating with Merit.


CAREER

Work Experience

I am an Admitted Attorney (Licensed) of the High Court of South Africa - Western Cape High Court.

I completed my articles of clerkship (trainee lawyer contract) at the top tier Corporate and Commercial Law Firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr (previously a member of the international DLA Piper Group), Cape Town, South Africa.

Thereafter , I was employed as a Law Researcher (law clerk) for the Judges at the Western Cape High Court where I provided professional legal research assistance to the Judges of the Western Cape High Court.

I am currently employed as a lecturer in the Commercial Law Department at the University of Cape Town (UCT) where I teach Business Law 1 to first and second year non-law students.


RESEARCH

RESEARCH

My research interests are in general Corporate and Commercial law (with specific focus on commercial contracts), Banking and Financial Markets Regulation, Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring, and International Trade Law.

I also have an interest in social justice issues relating to violence against women and children.

My other webpages are on academia.edu, LinkedIn, ORCID ID, ResearchGate, and UCT website.

I occasionally tweet as @Silindile_N (professional twitter account)


Peer - Reviewed Publications

Buthelezi, Silindile, 'Human trafficking and new legal framework in South Africa: Intervention needed for the law to reach vulnerable girls and women'.

Agenda Feminist Journal volume 29,Issue 3 (2015) P 155-165

Non-Peer Reviewed Publications
Conference Presentations (Papers)

• The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015
(6-8 July 2015, Varsity College, Durban, South Africa)

Paper presented:
‘Unifying language and context: Will the new approach to interpretation of contracts always lead to commercially reasonable results?’

• Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016
(17-19 October 2016, Newnham College, University of Cambridge)

Paper presented:

'Twin Peaks for South Africa: A Case for A Modified Model for Financial Sector Regulation'

Session/s Chaired:

Day Two – Session One (Interdisciplinary Studies Group)

Research Funding Awards

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2016 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: Annual Conference on Law, Economics, and Politics – AICLEP 2016

• National Research Foundation (NRF) – Knowledge Interchange and Collaboration (KIC Funding) 2015
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

• University Research Conference (URC) Travel Grant 2015 – University of Cape Town
Purpose: The Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa Conference 2015

Books and Book Chapters
Research Projects
Journal Editorships

• UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence
Editorial Board Member
Institution: University College London (UCL)

TEACHING

TEACHING

University Courses Taught

University of Cape Town

Undergraduate

CML1001F (Business Law 1)

Postgraduate

University Courses Developed
Graduate Supervisory Experiences
Conference and Workshop Development

Additional Teaching Experiences

2010

2010

• Guest Lecturer (2010). The Tertiary School of Business Administration (TSiBA), Cape Town, South Africa. Conducted a guest lecture on “Insolvency and Managing the Risk of Insolvency in Others” as part of the Business Law course (BLW-2) offered to students pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA).

2009

2009

• Academic Tutor (2009). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “English Concise Writing” module, a pilot program introduced by the university to assist law students develop their written English language skills in the early stages of their legal careers.

2007

2007

• Academic Tutor (2007). University of KwaZulu Natal, Durban, South Africa. Tutored first year law students in the “Introduction to Law” (LAWS1LW) and “Foundations of South African Law” (LAWS1FL) modules.

CONTACT

CONTACT ME

Phone

072 *** ****

Landline

021 650 5639

Email

contact@silindilenbuthelezi.com

Address

Faculty of Law | University of Cape Town, South Africa


DROP ME A LINE





BOOKS

bbb


When the World Says You Are Not Enough

LAUNCH DATE COMING SOON