This ongoing series profiles the brilliant work being done by lawyers from Ireland and Northern Ireland worldwide. For this edition, we spoke with Dr Susan Power, Head of Legal Research and Advocacy at Al-Haq, a human rights organisation based in the West Bank of Palestine.Read more
In the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers who have worked abroad, or are working abroad, we spoke with Jack Pope, from Sligo, who is a Human Rights Officer with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE), and currently based in Kosovo. Jack has been working in human rights and international law for the past four years with both NGOs and international organisations, mainly on the analysis, monitoring and reporting of human rights issues. He previously worked on protection issues related to human rights defenders and journalists and on women, peace and security, including combatting gender-based violence in the DRC. A large part of his work involves writing on the implementation of human rights legislation by states and providing recommendations on how best to uphold human rights standards.
In the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers and barristers who have worked, or are working abroad, we spoke with Alison de Bruir, a barrister, originally from Kildare and now living and working in The Hague. Alison has been working as an international prosecution lawyer with the UN and the EU for nearly a decade.