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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

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Faculty of Law | University of the Western Cape

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Profile F Du Toit

Member of Faculty

Head of Department (Private Law)

University of the Western Cape

 
Prof Francois du Toit  

 

Research niche/s

Specialisation

Succession law and trust law

Bio in brief

Francois du Toit teaches and researches in Succession Law and Trust Law. He is an NRF B-rated researcher in these disciplines. He is a former Deputy Dean of the UWC Law Faculty, and is currently the Head of the Private Law Department. Francois held a COIMBRA Scholarship for researchers from Sub-Saharan Africa and South Africa to the University of Groningen (2011); he was a research fellow at the Institute of European and Comparative Law at the University of Oxford (2013); he served as a member of an international peer-review committee for the evaluation of the Onderzoekschool Ius Commune, a research school collaboratively organised by the faculties of law of the universities of Maastricht, Utrecht, Leuven and Amsterdam (2013), as well as for a committee evaluating the Law Faculty of the University of Groningen (2016); he was a research fellow at the University of Melbourne’s Law School (2014); and he was a visiting professor at the Center of Civil Law Studies at the Louisiana State University Law Center (2016 and 2018).

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Contact

fdutoit@uwc.ac.za