meet the faculty

Meet The founders

Jackie Nagtegaal

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Jackie is a qualified futurist, concentrating on the legal system. She’s an admitted advocate who heads up the best alternative legal service provider in Africa.

Jackie is fanatical about access to justice, legaltech, radical innovation, simplicity and designing sustainable systems. 

She is a member of the international Association of Professional Futurists. 

Kristi Erasmus

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Kristi is an admitted attorney with an LLM and a qualified futurist. She heads up the Institute of Legal Practice and Development and the Futures Law Faculty. 


Kristi is passionated about the law and shaping the minds of tomorrow. She has a keen interest in legal tech development and future challenges. 

guest lecturers

Prof Pierre de Vos

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Claude Leon Foundation Chair in Constitutional Governance at University of Cape Town

Chrissie Lightfoot

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Global Multi-Award Winning Legal Futurist, Author, Speaker, Adviser, Visiting Fellow, AI & Robots, Entrepreneur, Lawyer 

Anton Musgrave

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International Futurists, Partner of  FutureWorld International Ltd. Former Lawyer. 

Tanya Knowles

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Blockchain Expert. South Africa Lead at Binance.

Cobus Jooste

Lecturer at University of Stellenbosch & Fellow of Intellectual Property Law

Marcus Weinberger

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Teenage Ethical Hacker from the UK.


The Futures Law Faculty is a community of like-minded lawyers and futurists who have curated a pioneering series of masterclasses and a bespoke online course to prepare legal practitioners and law students for the future of the legal industry.

By building a future-conscious community through events and course material, the Futures Law Faculty creates conversations on change, which eases the transition for those in the practice of law, in all its various forms.

The Futures Law Faculty is an innovation by the Institute of Legal Practice and Development. An accredited training provider. 

Registration Number 2014/047938/07
SASETA Accreditation Number 161999692550

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