J.E. (Jacques) du Plessis (University of Stellenbosch)

Jacques du Plessis

Jacques du Plessis holds the B Comm LL B and LL M degrees from the University of Stellenbosch and a PhD from the University of Aberdeen. After practising as an attorney in Cape Town and working as a research assistant for Professor Reinhard Zimmermann of the University of Regensburg, Germany, he joined the Law Faculty of the University of Stellenbosch, where he currently holds a chair in Private law and Roman law. He is a former secretary of the South African National Committee of the International Academy of Comparative Law and is also a member of the Council of the Society of Law Teachers of Southern Africa and assistant editor of the Stellenbosch Law Review. His main fields of legal research are contract, unjustified enrichment and comparative law.

Correspondence address: Faculty of Law, University of Stellenbosch, Stellenbosch, 7600, South Africa. E-mail: jedp@akad.sun.ac.za

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