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Susie Alegre is a British barrister and Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers. She has years of experience in international and domestic human rights and consumer rights law. Her work includes advising NGO’s and international organisations. Particular areas of interest include accountability and oversight, alternative dispute resolution and combating corruption. She is currently Interception of Communications Commissioner for the Isle of Man and has experience as an ombudsman in the financial services sector.
Licensed Degreed Attorney/Translator/Interpreter with diverse Legal, Military and Consulting background. Recognized expert in prosecution and defense of complex criminal cases. Proven ability in deep background investigations into human rights violations, foreign corrupt practices allegations, and due diligence investigations.
Relevant work experience in Business and Human rights, CSR and right to development, fields. Advocay for ratification of international and regional instruments dedicated to torture, death penalty prevention/prohibition topics. Sponsoring activities against discrimination.
Professor of Law at the University of Ottawa. Expertise in the area of international business, arbitration and trade law, public international law, including international human rights law. Adviser to several of Canada’s largest corporations in the area of corporate social responsibility, ethics and community relations. International Commercial Arbitrator.
Ruby Sandhu started her career in law as a lecturer with the Civic Education Project funded by the Soros Foundation in Eastern Europe after the breakup of the Soviet Union post socialist states. She returned to the UK and trained as a corporate commercial lawyer with a leading city firm and took associate consultancy and partnership roles.
Caroline Buisman is an (international) criminal and human rights lawyer at Stapert & Wiersum Advocaten and Associate Counsel for Joshua Arap Sang and Germain Katanga at the ICC. She Caroline is a member of the Amsterdam and NY Bar and is based in Amsterdam.
Lawyer with legal, policy and business consulting experience. Her focus is Business and Human Rights, as well as partnership and project management. She clerks at the American Bar Association Center for Human Rights. She has international experience and is based in Washington, DC and Moscow, Russia
Qualified lawyer licensed to practice in Peru and extrajudicial conciliator authorized by the Ministry of Justice in Peru. Experience in the fields of human rights, commercial and international law. Areas of interest include business and human rights and international law. Advises individuals, nonprofit organizations and corporations.
Claire trained as a solicitor at city law firms in London and Norway, before completing an LLM in International Law at SOAS. She has worked with a number of NGOs on human rights issues, particularly in the Middle East, and now combines her corporate and human rights experience by researching and analysing companies' governance standards, and their social and environmental impacts, on behalf of responsible investors. Claire speaks English (mother tongue) and Arabic (working proficiency).
Mary Johnson is an international human rights lawyer and consultant whose practice focuses on helping enterprises navigate their responsibility to respect human rights while simultaneously enhancing business value.
Attorney-at-law at the New York Bar. Representing clients before the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda. Practiced before the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia, the International Criminal Court, and the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Expertise advising governments and international organizations on compliance with human rights standards, treaty implementation, and legislative reform.
Shannon Gough is a human rights professional with several years experience in the area of business and human rights. She is an associate with the Business and Human Rights Project at the ABA’s Center for Human Rights, where she is involved in several collaborative initiatives to promote business and human rights in the legal field.
Attorney at law, member of the Colombian Bar Association. Expert in International Law with focus on Human Rights. Vice-president of the American Association of Jurists, Canadian chapter. Employed as specialist in International Law in a Canadian immigration law firm.
Attorney at law at the French Bar and the Italian bar. Dealing with commercial and international cases. Experience in the Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibility fields in the Republic of Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Guatemala and Ireland. Principal of Cabinet Nova Avocat, Verone (Italy) and Paris.