UCT Legal Writing Centre

Welcome to the Legal Writing Centre!

The LWC is here to help you improve your legal writing, be it essays, case notes, opinions, or any other legal writing.


Please make an appointment with your preferred tutor from the list below, subject to their availability.

Once you have made your appointment, please email [email protected]. In the email, you must include:

- the piece of writing you would like us to help you with (if applicable)

- whether or not you would like the consultation to be online or in person

- the name of your tutor (in the subject line)


All the tutors share the same email, so you MUST include the tutor's name in the subject line.



Walk-in consultations are available at the following times:

Ayanda: Tuesdays from 08:00-09:00


Aniyah: Tuesday from 13:00-14:00


Salmaan: Wednesday from 13:00-14:00


Matthew: Monday from 16:00-17:00


Phemelo: Thursday 12:00-13:00 ; Friday 11:00-12:00

Mwaka: Tuesday 12:00-14:00; Thursday 13:00-14:00



The LWC's offices are on the 4th floor, next to classroom 4A.

Please note that we can only assist undergraduate students.