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Scholar & Legal Expert: Administrative & Constitutional Law, Department of Public Law (UCT); Attorney of the High Court of SA; Young Research Fellow (UCT); Founder:, University of Cape Town

Lauren is an Administrative and Constitutional Law specialist; an Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa (since 2010) and expert consultant in her public-law fields. She has been lecturing since 2013. She is recognised a Legal Scholar and Young Research Fellow of UCT. She is also the recipient of several Law Faculty Research Prizes for her outstanding and original scholarship, much of which has been judicially endorsed. She is a Mail & Guardian Top 200 Young South African (2018); an inaugural awardee of a Women in Law (WOZA) Award (“Thought Leader, Innovation & Academia”, 2019); and one of South Africa’s “Most Inspiring50-SA Women”, 2020. She is PhD candidate (Leiden) and holds a B.Bus.Sci (Distinction in Law); LLB (Magna Cum Laude, Top student); LLM (Distinction, Top Student)(all UCT).


  • –present
    Senior Lecturer, Constitutional & Administrative Law, Department of Public Law , University of Cape Town