Dr. Lee Swales
Fri 18 June
Dr. Lee Swales is a consultant attorney at Thomson Wilks, and senior law lecturer at the School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal. He holds a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) degree from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (summa cum laude), a Master of Laws (LLM) degree from the University of the Witwatersrand, and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree from the University of Cape Town. With a focus and background in technology, Lee specialises in all aspects of intellectual property, data protection and cyber-crime, and generally speaking, provides advice on all forms of contract and regulatory compliance. Swales’ workshop will focus on the fundamentals of starting a new business (whether it be a sole prop or a registered business). Topics of discussion include; contracts, intellectual property, the consumer protection act and advice on business registration.