Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom – Benjamin Franklin

As an author and speaker, I provide innovative perspectives on the right to freedom of thought in the digital age bringing together my background in philosophy and in the law.

An international human rights lawyer with over 20 years’ experience, I have worked on some of the most challenging legal and political issues of our time including human rights and security, combating corruption in the developing world, protecting human rights at borders, the human rights impacts of climate change and the impact of Brexit on individual rights and security. I have particular expertise in human rights and ethics in the field of technology and AI; and the protection of human rights in the small island context.

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My clients, include governments, international organisations, NGO’s, think-tanks, academic institutions and private companies who seek me out for accessible expert advice and analysis on:

  • Protecting the rights to freedom of thought and opinion in the digital age
  • Drafting parliamentary submissions and responses to public consultations
  • Advocacy strategies and opportunities for stakeholder engagement
  • Navigating international institutions and applying international human rights law
  • Public policy development
  • Public campaigns

I work on an individual consultancy basis or collaboratively as part of a team.

I provide bespoke, accessible training and consultancy on human rights in a range of contexts and am available for public speaking.

For formal legal advice I can be instructed through Doughty Street Chambers.

For book related queries contact my agent Charlie Brotherstone at Brotherstone Creative Management.

I am comfortable working in English, French and Spanish.

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