The Legal Officer is primarily responsible for this practise area which involves governance and executive initiatives, including the following:

  • Providing legal counsel to the Council, the Vice Chancellor and Principal Officers, Faculty Deans, Directors and Heads of Department;
  • Interpretation and revision of Rules, Policies and Regulations;
  • Issuance of legal opinions;
  • Providing legislative review, analysis, and research (as requested);
  • Authorising and overseeing the work of outside legal counsel;
  • Compliance