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Prof W Domingo

Executive Dean: Faculty of Law
Name: Wesahl Domingo
Location: A Ring 731 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Tel: +27 (0)11-559-2135​/2132
Fax: Fax: 011-559-2049

Personal/Executive Assistant: Ms Mmakoena Mpshane-Nkosi

Curriculum Vitae Wesahl Domingo

About Prof Wesahl Domingo

Executive Dean University of Johannesburg, Faculty of Law BSoSc (UCT), LLB (UWC), LLM (Columbia, New York), SJD (Wisconsin) Professor Wesahl Domingo is the newly appointed Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of Johannesburg. She was the previous Head of the School of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand. She holds a Bachelor of Social Science degree (BsoSc), with a major in Socio from the University of Cape Town and a Bachelor of Law degree ( LL B logy ) from the University of the Western Cape. She holds a M aster’s degree (LL M) from Columbia University, Doctor of Juridical Science degree (SJD) from the University of Wisconsin New York, Madison. and a After graduating with her LLM degree, Prof Domingo interned at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, DC. She was also invited by Senator Paul Strauss, shadow senator of DC, to work at his congressional office as a Legislative A id. Prof Domingo’s teaching and research interest include Family Law, Child Law, Succession, Gender Studies, Legal Education and Legal Pluralism. She has presented her work at conferences throughout the world including Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Hawaii, Boston, New York, Wisconsin, Minneapolis and Seattle. She has made several appearances on television and radio as an academic expert in the field of family law and legal pluralism. Prof Domingo is also an accredited family law mediator and does family law mediation training (focusing on different cultures and religion) for NGO’s. She also runs community workshops for women on culture and religion within marriage and divorce. Prof Domingo was an editor for the South African Journal o f Human Rights (SAJHR) for 10 years. In October 2018, she was Prof W appointed by the President to serve on the South African Law Reform Commission as a Commissioner. Domingo is also the President of the South African Law Dean’s Association.