Iain Currie holds the BA Hons (University of the Witwatersrand), MA and LLB (University of Cape Town) degrees. He is an advocate practising at the Johannesburg Bar, where he specialises in administrative law, including local government, mining and environmental law; constitutional law; intellectual property law and media and information law. He was previously a professor of Law at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where he taught constitutional law, media law, intellectual property and privacy law. He is an author and co-author of books on the South African Bill of Rights, constitutional and administrative law and on the Promotion of Access to Information Act. Amongst other works, he is the author of The Promotion of Administrative Justice Act: A Commentary and (with Jonathan Klaaren) of The Promotion of Access to Information Act Commentary, both published by Siber Ink. His research interests are in constitutional and administrative law, freedom of information and privacy law and law and new technologies. He is a past Secretary-General of the International Association of Constitutional Law.