Megan Donald graduated from Stellenbosch University in 2012 with her LLB (PG) degree. In 2013, Megan began her LLM as a member of the Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Research Project. She conducted the research for her LLM thesis on the interpretation of the environmental right in section 24 of the Constitution under the auspices of the Project and received her LLM (cum laude) in 2014. The title of her LLM thesis is “Advancing the constitutional goal of social justice through a teleological interpretation of key concepts in the environmental rights in section 24”.
After completing her articles of clerkship and thereafter working as an associate at Smith, Ndlovu and Summers Attorneys, an environmental law firm in Cape Town, Megan has returned to the SERAJ Research Project as a doctoral candidate. She is currently reading for her LLD research proposal under Professor Sandy Liebenberg’s supervision.