Natalie Ceeney CBE

April 14, 2016

Natalie Ceeney CBE is Chief Executive of HM Courts and Tribunals Service. Natalie was previously part of the UK Executive Team of HSBC and Chief Executive and Chief Ombudsman of the UK’s Financial Ombudsman Service. Natalie’s career has also entailed managerial and leadership roles at the National Archives, management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, and […]

Christine Chinkin

Christine Chinkin is an Emerita Professor of International Law and the Director of the Centre on Women, Peace and Security at the LSE. She is a barrister and a member of Matrix Chambers, having won the American Society of International Law, 2005 Goler T. Butcher Medal ‘for outstanding contributions to the development or effective realisation […]

Zoë Chapman

Zoë Chapman is a Legal Fellow at JUSTICE and an Intern at New York University Law School-based blog, Just Security.  She started working at JUSTICE through a four-month Kalisher Trust Internship, which ended in January 2016.  She has previously worked for a campaign group which was pursuing a private prosecution for fraud, and on a […]

Polly Brendon

Polly Brendon is a solicitor at the Public Law Project, an independent, national legal charity which aims to improve access to public law remedies for those whose access is restricted by poverty, discrimination or other similar barriers.. Polly qualified in private practice following a BA in History at the London School of Economics and Political […]

Lady Clark of Calton

Lady Lynda Clark, Baroness Clark of Calton is a Senator of the College of Justice and formerly Chairman of the Scottish Law Commission. Lady Clark was Advocate General for Scotland from the creation of that position in 1999 until 2006, and Labour Member of Parliament for Edinburgh Pentlands from 1997 until 2005.   Please tell […]

Carla Ferstman

Carla Ferstman joined REDRESS in 2001 as its Legal Director and became the Director in 2005. She was called to the Bar in British Columbia, Canada in 1994 and practiced there as a criminal law barrister. Also prior to joining REDRESS, she worked with the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in post-genocide Rwanda, with […]

Amanda Finlay

Amanda Finlay CBE was formerly a senior civil servant in the Ministry of Justice, responsible for legal aid and legal services strategy. Now retired, she is a member of the Civil Justice Council, and the CJC Working Group on Self-Represented Litigants, a Council member of JUSTICE, a trustee of LawWorks and of Law for Life, […]

Polly Glynn

Polly Glynn is Deighton Pierce Glynn’s managing partner. Polly is a public law and human rights specialist with a particular interest in social welfare law. Previously she was of the founding partners at Pierce Glynn. Polly qualified in 1993 working at Leigh Day and Fisher Meredith before establishing Pierce Glynn with Stephen Pierce in 1997. […]

Ruth Hayes

Ruth Hayes is Centre Director at Islington Law Centre.  The Law Centre has been part of a dynamic voluntary sector in Islington for over 40 years, and works in collaboration with a wide range of agencies across the statutory, voluntary and private sectors.  Islington is a vibrant, diverse borough and the Law Centre is proud […]

Monica McWilliams

April 13, 2016

Monica McWilliams is Professor of Women’s Studies, based in the Transitional Justice Institute at the University of Ulster. Monica was the Chief Commissioner of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission from 2005-2011. She was the co-founder of the Northern Ireland Women’s Coalition political party and was elected to a seat at the Multi-Party Peace Negotiations, […]