Holds a BProc and LLM degrees from UDW (now UKZN). Started as a Research Assistant in 2000 while doing my LLM in Public Health Law at UDW. While working as a Research Assistant, he tutored Civil Procedure for two Semesters. From 1 July 2001.
He was then appointed as a Developmental Lecturer until 2003 when he was appointed as a Lecturer in the merged UDW and Natal Universities (UKZN). He worked as a Lecturer at UKZN until end of June 2015 when he moved to University of Zululand. He has been with the UKZN Law School for sixteen years. During his tenure at UKZN and, currently at Unizulu, he specialised in the Law of Delict. He has produced several peer-reviewed articles, among them, articles that deal with media issue - under the Actio Iniuriarum (including comments on judgments that dealt with defamation law, such as the Citizen vs McBride and Le Roux vs Dey,). He is knowledgeable about the media law of South Africa. Most importantly, he is passionate about the role of media in the promotion of democracy and development of the society and for responsible media reporting.
He has also been involved with the students’ and staff disciplinary proceedings at both UKZN and Unizulu as an assessor, initiator and as a representative. He has been involved with staff disciplinary cases as an initiator (prosecutor) and sat as a Chairperson of the appeal committee. He is bilingual; fluent in English and isiZulu, while he has a passion for other languages.