Michelle holds an LLB degree from Nelson Mandela University. She also holds an LLM in Public Law(Research) which focuses on Arbitration as an effective dispute resolution mechanism in South Africa. Prior to joining this programme, she worked as a Post-Graduate Associate at the Nelson Mandela University Faculty of Law, where she primarily focused on assisting with Company Law and Commercial Law, respectively. Her areas of interest include International Trade and Investment Law, Trade Finance, International Commercial Arbitration, Regional Integration and Dispute Resolution. She brings to the program a strong work ethic coupled with good communication and interpersonal skills that promote teamwork.