Riette Du Plessis

Professor Riette du Plessis from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, has a PhD in clinical legal education, authored a book, “Clinical Legal Education. Law Clinic. Curriculum Design and Assessment Tools”, published 24 articles in accredited law journals in the field of clinical law, both nationally and internationally and presented papers in this field at 17 international conferences and workshops.

She supervises a number of international PhD candidates in the field of clinical law. Professor Du Plessis practiced as an attorney at the Wits Law Clinic, a live client university law clinic affording access to justice to the indigent, for 12 years.