2012 Founding Conference

AdJASA was launched at a conference organised by Hugh Corder on 25 and 26 January 2012 at the University of Cape Town.

Challenges to the achievement of Administrative Justice in South Africa. 

Wednesday 25th January 2012

09h30   Registration and tea/coffee
10h30   Welcome and programme overview :  Hugh Corder

10h45   Challenges facing administrative law:  Cora Hoexter, Tembeka Ngcukaitobi  and Geoff Budlender SC and discussion

12h45   Lunch

14h00   Problems besetting the public procurement process: a case study: Wim Trengove SC and Geo Quinot and discussion

15h30   Tea/coffee

16h00   Formal launch of AdJASA, adoption of constitution, election of provisional office-bearers, regional structures etc.

17h00   Keynote address:  Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson

18h00   Drinks and snacks


Thursday 26th January 2012

09h30   Teaching administrative law: Helena van Coller, Michael Kidd and Isak Fredericks.

11h00   Tea/coffee

11h15   Procedural aspects of judicial review :  Halton Cheadle and Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC

13h00   Lunch

14h00   Challenges to FOI implementation:  Jonathan Klaaren and Gabriella Razzano..

15h30   Closing


The keynote address by Chief Justice Arthur Chaskalson was entitled “Without fear, favour or prejudice: The courts, the Constitution and transformation”. A copy of the paper can be downloaded here.

Click here for an article in De Rebus reporting on the event.