Clinic members provide legal advice, petition drafting services, and legal brief writing for human rights litigation in international and domestic cases around the world.

Areas of activity

  • The Clinic offers support for lawyers around the work who work on indigent defence to protect human rights.
  • The Clinic provides legal advice, document drafting services, and files amicus curiae briefs on all human rights issues. Recent amicus curiae briefs have focused upon, the capital judicial process, methods of execution, life without parole, racial equality, time on death row, women’s rights, children’s rights, prosecutorial misconduct, access to justice, effective representation, and due process of law.
  • The Clinic presents students with opportunities to research on cases involving many international human rights issues.
Clinic members have worked on human rights cases with the following governmental departments and professional organisations:
  • The UK government’s Ministry of Justice
  • The UK government’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office
  • International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute
  • Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales
  • International Human Rights Committee of the Law Society of England and Wales
  • Paris Bar Association
  • Bar of Ireland
  • Bar Council of Hong Kong
  • Amsterdam Bar Association
  • Law Council of Australia
  • National Association for Criminal Defense Lawyers
  • Columbia Law School Human Rights Clinic
  • Amicus
  • Reprieve
  • Amnesty International

Clinic Cases

The Centre for Human Rights has provided legal advice and brief writing for human rights litigation both nationally and internationally, including the Meriam Ibrahim Litigation in Sudan. Find out more about our clinic work below.

Clinic Cases

For more information on Clinic Cases, please contact Dr Alice Storey at: