Mr Reginald Morgan Courtenay
Position, academic and professional qualifications
Morgan Courtenay is currently an attorney at the Centre for Child Law. He obtained a LLB degree in 2007 at the University of Pretoria. He also obtained his LLM degree at the same University. The title of his LLM dissertation was “The Conundrum of Causality and the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act 32 of 2007: A Critical Analysis”.
Academic and professional experience
In 2008 Mr Courtenay undertook his articles of clerkship at the University of Pretoria Law Clinic. In 2009 he was admitted as an attorney of the High Court and continued in the employ of the University of Pretoria Law Clinic specialising in civil and criminal litigation. In 2010 he joined the Centre for Child Law as an attorney, focusing in particular on child justice and mental health related strategic litigation. In 2011 he joined the Centre for Applied Legal Studies as the programme lead for its Basic Services, Housing and Eviction Programme. He focused, in particular on issues pertaining to administrative law and socio economic rights litigation. In 2012 he joined the Centre for Child as an attorney and continues as such to date. His other professional expertise includes policy-making and strategic litigation.
- Le Roux J and Courtenay RM “Sexual Penetration, Participation and New Legislation: A Critical Note” 74 Journal of Contemporary Roman-Dutch Law 286on.
- Courtenay RM “Solons Warning: S v CKM & 2 Similar Cases (Centre for Child Law as Amicus Curiae)” Article 40 (forthcoming)
- Skelton A & Courtenay RM “The Impact of Children's Rights on the Criminal Justice System” South African Journal of Criminal Justice (forthcoming)
Areas of specialisation
Mr Courtenay specialises in Child Justice, Mental Health Law and Administrative Law.
Tel: +27 12 420 4502
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