Emily van Heerden
Current Place of Residence: Johannesburg
University: University of Stellenbosch
Current/Recent Course: LLB cum laude; BA (Law) cum laude majoring in Law, Politics and Economics
Emily is an arts and law graduate who graduated top of the Stellenbosch Law Faculty. She is currently a candidate attorney at Norton Rose Fulbright in Johannesburg. Emily is a talented sportswoman; playing water polo provincially and for her university. She was Head Girl of Herschel Girls School and has been actively involved in many outreach projects. She mentors students; volunteers at the Constitutional Court and works with Lady Liberty in bringing legal relief to vulnerable persons. She wishes to pursue a career in constitutional law and plans to read for the Bachelor of Civil Laws (BCL) at Oxford University, followed by an MPhil in Comparative Public Law. She aims to become a constitutional law advocate: protecting and upholding constitutional rights and freedoms.