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Lecturer
Name: Kgomotso Mufamadi
Location: A-Ring 634 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
Faculty of Law, Law Academic Staff, Law Lecturers, Public Law Staff  Staff Members

Contact Details:
Tel: +27 (0)11 559 4202

Email: kbmokoena@uj.ac.za

About Ms K Mufamadi

​Ms Kgomotso Mufamadi is a lecturer at the University of Johannesburg in the Departments of Procedural and Mercantile Law. She was appointed to the faculty in 2015.

Ms Mufamadi is also CEO and Director of Business Development of SpreadLuv Movement, a non-profit organisation focused on providing effective career guidance to learners at under-resourced schools in the province of Gauteng.

She has worked as a legal researcher for former Justice Kate O’Regan, current Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng and the late former Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson of the Constitutional Court of South Africa.

She is a fellow of both Brightest Young Minds and the Aspen Institute’s African Leadership Initiative. She is also the 2014 recipient of the Inyathelo Youth in Philanthropy Award in addition to being named one of Mail and Guardian’s Top 200 Young People to Watch in 2015.

Kgomotso holds a Diploma in Social Entrepreneurship from the Gordon Institute of Business Science and practiced at Cheadle Thompson Haysom Inc in Johannesburg for 4 years. She has been the head of SpreadLuv for 8 years. Kgomotso holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Law, a Bachelor of Laws degree and a Masters in Law degree (Intellectual Property and Media Laws) all from the University of the Witwatersrand. She is a member of the Charities Aid South Africa Board of Directors and is the chair of its Governance Committee.

Ms Mufamadi’s areas of interest include labour law as well as constitutional, media and intellectual property laws. Her personal and professional philosophy is that academic research and legal work should impact and improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of society and that all her work should be rooted in its ability to be practically implemented.

Published Articles

  1. “Are Uber drivers employees? A look at emerging business models and whether they can be accommodated by South African Labour Law” (2016) 37 Industrial Law Journal, p1574
  2. “Are Uber Drivers Employees or Independent Contractors: A Comparative Analysis” Industrial Law Journal (Juta), Vol. 39 Pt. 2, Issue 7 (July 2018), pp. 1453-1469.
  3. Kitty Malherbe, Kgomotso Mufamadi et Darcy du Toit  “Le droit du travail et la « révolution technologique » en Afrique du Sud”   COMPTRASEC – UMR 5114 – CNRS – UNIVERSITÉ DE BORDEAUX 2019/20.
  4. Kgomotso Mufamadi “The Legislative Possibilities and Challenges Relating to the Private Possession and Use of Cannabis in South Africa” in Charl Hugo et al Legal Certainty and Fundamental Rights – A Cross Disciplinary Approach to Constitutional Principles in German and South African Law (Juta 2020) (available on request)
  5. Kgomotso Mufamadi & Louis Koen “Independent contractors and Covid-19 relief: Tax and social insurance legislative reform to extend protection to independent contractors” https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/02587203.2021.2013733