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Ms. Meghan Finn

nGAP Lecturer: Public Law
Name: Meghan Finn
Location: A-Ring 713 Auckland Park Kingsway Campus
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Tel: +27 (0)11 559 4104


About Ms Meghan Finn

Meghan Finn is a lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the University of Johannesburg. 

Meghan holds Bachelors in Social Science (Honours) and LLB degrees from the University of Cape Town, and a BCL degree from the University of Oxford. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the University of Witwatersrand with the SARChi Chair for Equality, Law and Social Justice, writing on the duties of private persons in South African anti-discrimination law. 

Before joining UJ law, Meghan practised as an advocate at the Johannesburg Bar and appeared as counsel in a number of reported judgments including of the South African Constitutional Court. Previously, she served as a law clerk of the Constitutional Court and as a researcher at SAIFAC.  Meghan is currently a managing editor of Constitutional Court Review and has presented at multiple international and local conferences.

Her areas of teaching and research are administrative law; anti-discrimination and equality jurisprudence; horizontal application of rights to private persons; LGBTQI+ rights; social security law; and constitutional law and theory.