Tim Mills Memorial Law Bursary South Africa

Tim Mills Memorial Law Bursary South Africa


Tim Mills was a late director of the law firm, Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, who sadly passed away in a motor vehicle accident in May 2012. The Tim Mills Memorial Bursary was created in memory of the well-respected employment lawyer, to carry on his legacy.



This bursary is to be awarded to a postgraduate student, who intends to establish a career in the law faculty, by way of an LLM degree at a South African university of their choice.

The bursary will cover tuition fees (to a maximum of R25 000 per student).


Applicants must meet the following minimum entry criteria before applying:

  • South African citizen or permanent resident
  • Completed an LLB degree qualification at a recognised South Africa University
  • Been accepted to study towards an LLM degree at a recognised South African University
  • Proven excellent academic performance
  • Proven excellence other fields



Download and complete Tim Mills Memorial Bursary Application Form (.pdf)
Please include the following supporting documents with your application:

  • ID document or driver’s licence (certified copy)
  • Matric certificate (copy)
  • LLB degree certificate (copy)
  • Full academic transcript
  • Details of intended LLM studies
  • LLM tuition fees breakdown
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Reference
  • Covering letter (in your own words) (describing the following: what is important to you; why you deserve to receive the Tim Mills Memorial Bursary; any extra information you would like to highlight)

Send your complete application form and all supporting documents to:
Johannesburg based applicants:
Email: jhb@cdhlegal.com
Fax: 011 562 1111
Post: Private Bag X40, Benmore, 2010, South Africa

Cape Town based applicants:
Email: ctn@cdhlegal.com
Fax: 021 481 6388
Post: PO Box 695, Cape Town, 8000, South Africa


1 September annually


Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
Johannesburg branch: 011 562 1000
Cape Town branch: 021 481 6300