Marc Welgemoed is a lecturer in the Criminal and Procedural Law Department at the Nelson Mandela University Faculty of Law.  He is also a clinician at the Nelson Mandela University Law Clinic.

He has been admitted as an attorney in 2000 and has acted as Director of the NMU Law Clinic during 2016.    

He obtained the B Iuris degree in 1996, the LLB degree in 1998, the LLM degree in 2014 and the LLD degree in 2021. 

Marc joined the NMU Law Clinic on 2 June 2003 and has approximately 19 years experience in clinical legal education (CLE).  He lectures the modules Civil Procedure, Law of Evidence, Legal Practice and Unjustified Enrichment and facilitates the practical training of law students at the NMU Law Clinic. 

He furthermore has experience in supervising undergraduate and postgraduate students in treatise writing.


Marc also acted as principal for a number of candidate attorneys at the NMU Law Clinic from 2007-2018 and served as a member of the executive committee of the South African University Law Clinics Association (SAULCA) from 2009 until 2019. 

Marc has published in various journals between 2016 and 2022, namely Litnet Akademies, Obiter and Potchefstroom Electronic Law Journal.  He has also contributed to the LexisNexis publication “Clinical Law in South Africa”, as well as to the Juta publication “Law Clinics and the Clinical Law movement in South Africa.”