Senior Lecturer and Manager of the Law Clinic, Stellenbosch University

Dr Theo Broodryk is a Senior Lecturer and Manager of the Law Clinic. He completed his postgraduate LLB-degree at the Faculty in 2008. He commenced his articles of clerkship at Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs Inc in 2009 where he also practised as an attorney until September 2012. Theo commenced employment with the Faculty in October 2012. He is responsible for lecturing civil procedure.
In 2015, Theo received both the Rector’s Award for outstanding work performance and the MJ & HB Thom Research Funding Award. In 2016, the University formally recognised him as part of a group of 13 young researchers at the University who made the biggest contribution to the Department of Higher Education and Training accredited scientific publications (2014 output year). In 2016, he attended Stanford Law School at Stanford University in the United States as a Visiting Scholar to conduct research on class action litigation. Theo obtained his Legum Doctor (LLD) degree in the field of class actions, with the title of his dissertation being “Developing a Structure for the Adjudication of Class Actions in South Africa”.

Experience

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    Senior Lecturer and Manager of the Law Clinic, Stellenbosch University