Dr Melanie Murcott, University of Pretoria

Dr Murcott is a legal scholar with an LLD from North-West University (2020). Murcott is a senior lecturer in the Department of Public Law at the University of Pretoria, and a practising attorney of the High Court of South Africa (Transvaal Provincial Division), as well as a solicitor in England (non-practising roll). Her research interests focus on the transformative potential of environmental and administrative law in the South African legal system. Her research led to the development of the legal theory of Transformative Environmental Constitutionalism. Dr Murcott’s work in administrative law has been cited in six judgments, including two Constitutional Court judgments.