It’s designed to give students a broad background in law and focuses specifically on economics and management sciences.

Having a degree in BCom Law complements an LLB degree, because it creates a broader perspective on topics such as taxation and commercial law. The goal of completing a BCom Law degree is usually to study an LLB degree afterwards, in order to become a lawyer or advocate.


Career description

Having a BCom Law degree only means you may not practice as an attorney or an advocate. It will be advantageous when you follow through with an LLB Law degree.

A person with this background can work in an insurance company, a merchant bank or any other financial institution.


Jobs directly related to the degree

  • Accountant
  • Tax Consultant
  • Legal Compliance Officer
  • Consulting Analyst
  • Legal Administrator
  • Finance Assistant
  • Legal Conflicts Researcher
  • Legal Adviser





Johnnie Cochran, Leslie Abramson, Bulelani Ngcuka, Thuli Madonsela

Webber Wentzel, Norton Rose Fulbright South Africa


Bursary Opportunities

Webber Wentzel Law Bursary, Attorneys Fidelity Fund Bursary, SAIRR, Bowman Gilfillan Bursaries, Investec, Legal Wise Bursary


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