Matthew Chaskalson SC

Advocate and SC

Matthew Chaskalson was admitted to the Bar in 1994 and took silk in 2009. Prior to joining the Bar he worked for the Centre for Applied Legal Research at the University of the Witwatersrand as head of the Constitutional Law and Litigation Project. He was an editor of the first two editions of Chaskalson et al Constitutional Law of South Africa and has published several articles and book chapters on topics in South African Constitutional Law.

He has a general litigation and advice practice with a primary focus on issues involving Administrative Law, fundamental rights, or the intersection of Private Law and Constitutional Law.

Administrative Law

Constitutional Law

Defamation and Media Law

Environmental Law

General Litigation

Local Government

Mining Law

Public and Regulatory Law

Public Procurement Law

Sport Law

Telecommunications and Broadcasting Law