Jason Brickhill is a national of Zimbabwe and South Africa. He is a DPhil student in the Oxford Law Faculty, looking at the impact of public interest litigation in South Africa.
He holds an LLB degree from the University of Cape Town and an MSt in international human rights law from Oxford. Jason served as law clerk to Justice O’Regan at the South African Constitutional Court. He subsequently practised as an attorney and advocate in Johannesburg. Until 2016, Jason was the Director of the Constitutional Litigation Unit of the Legal Resources Centre, a leading South African public interest law firm. As an advocate, Jason appeared in the High Court, Supreme Court of Appeal and Constitutional Court of South Africa; and the Namibian Supreme Court.
Jason has published widely in constitutional law and human rights. He has taught at the University of the Witwatersrand and the University of Oxford. He is also Research Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub.