Bonginkosi Shozi


Co-author – Human Biological Material (Lawsa Volume 26(1) – Third Edition)

Bonginkosi Shozi completed his LLB at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) in 2017. During his LLB, he also began working as a Research Assistant for Professor Yousuf A Vawda, contributing to a number of significant projects, including the development of the African Union Model Law on Medical Products Regulation, and providing research support for the establishment of the African Medicines Agency.

In 2018, he completed his LLM in Constitutional Law, Theory and Human Rights Litigation at the same institution. He received a distinction for his Masters’ dissertation and was awarded the highest dissertation mark for the 2018–19 academic year. During this time he also served as a Law Clerk for Judge Malcolm Wallis.

Since 2019, Mr Shozi has been a Doctoral Research Fellow at UKZN, doing research on legal, ethical and human rights issues related to germline genome editing, funded by the National Research Foundation and the UKZN African Health Research Flagship. During his time as Doctoral Fellow, he has amassed an impressive number of publications in top academic journals, both in South Africa and internationally.