Petrus Maree graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2005 with the BA Law degree and in 2009 he completed his LLB, after a semester at the University of Leuven. In that year he joined the Overarching Strategic Plan (OSP) Project on Combating Poverty, Homelessness and Socio-Economic Vulnerability under the Constitution at Stellenbosch University. In 2013 he successfully defended his LLD dissertation entitled “Investigating an Alternative Administrative-Law System in South Africa”. While pursuing his postgraduate studies he also lectured the Introduction to Law, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law courses. Petrus is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Stellenbosch.