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Professor of Law, University of Johannesburg

Thabo Legwaila is a Professor in the Law faculty at the University of Johannesburg. His areas of specialisation are Corporate and International Tax Law. He is also an extraordinary lecturer at the University of Pretoria.
Thabo holds a B Iuris from the University of Venda; an LLB and an LLM from Wits University; a Postgraduate Diploma in Tax Law and an LLM from the University of Cape Town and an LLD from the University of Pretoria.
He previously taught at the University of Stellenbosch and has been a Research Fellow at the Harvard University International Tax Program. His previous employment also includes KPMG and Ernst & Young, following which he joined the National Treasury as a Director heading the Business Tax division of the Tax Policy Unit


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    Professor of Law, University of Johannesburg