Wesley Maraire

Fellow in Bergen

PhD Candidate, University of Cape Town, Department of Private Law


A socio-legal researcher with a background in political science, sociology and law. Currently, a guest researcher and affiliate at the Centre on Law & Social Transformation: CMI (University of Bergen). 

Maraire’s research focus is access to justice and more specifically the efficacy of ADR procedures in extending access to justice to the poor and small businesses either as a complement to or existing independently of the formal legal system. 

Previously, he has worked for management consulting firms; consulting on diverse industries including ICTs, tourism as well as non-profit organisations.