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Kitty Malherbe

Head of Department Mercantile Law and Labour Law
Department of Law
University of the Western Cape
South Africa


 Prof Kitty Malherbe is the HOD of the Department of Mercantile and Labour Law. She teaches Labour Law and Social Security Law on undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research focus is Social Security Law and she has published on the social security rights of older persons, persons with disability and domestic workers. She has served as supervisor, co-supervisor and examiner for numerous LLM and MPhil mini-dissertations, LLM full theses and LLD/PhD theses from various universities. She is the co-editor of Labour law into the future: Essays in honour of D'Arcy du Toit (2012).

Research Interest

Mercantile and Labour Law

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