Jason Brickhill is a DPhil student in the Law Faculty. His research focuses on public interest litigation. He holds an LLB degree from the University of Cape Town and an MSt in international human rights law from the University of Oxford. After obtaining his law degree, Jason served as law clerk to Justice Kate O’Regan at the South African Constitutional Court. He has subsequently practised as an attorney (solicitor) and advocate (barrister) at the Johannesburg Bar and was previously the Director of the Constitutional Litigation Unit of the Legal Resources Centre, a South African public interest law firm. As an advocate, Jason appeared in the High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court of South Africa as well as the Supreme Court of Namibia.
Jason is an editor of the Constitutional Court Review, a South African legal journal and an author of Constitutional Litigation (2012, Juta) and has published widely in constitutional law and human rights law. He has taught constitutional law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and international human rights law at the University of Oxford.