Barrister (Legal Counsel) Garden Court Chambers (UK)
Gráinne is a specialist in public international law and international human rights law. She is a barrister practicing from Garden Court Chambers in London and a Guest Lecturer in International Human Rights Law at the London School of Economics. She is an associate fellow of the Higher Education Academy and an executive member of the Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales.
Gráinne’s expertise in Africa includes advisory, advocacy, training and capacity building work. She has delivered training on behalf of UNICEF Nigeria to members of the National Human Rights Commission on children’s rights in international law and continues to advise on strategic litigation in Nigeria. She previously worked in the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court on the Bemba case (situation of the Central African Republic) and with the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York on Guantanamo Bay litigation. She has been involved in litigation before regional courts and has particular expertise in the ECOWAS court.
In her practice in the UK and Ireland, Gráinne advises individuals, local government, charities and companies in human rights, employment and international law matters.