CCR Board of Advisors

Following completion of her LLM in Public International Law at the London School of Economics, Catriona was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2002. She has practiced in criminal, public and human rights law in the UK and internationally. She also has extensive teaching experience in criminal and international human rights law.

She has worked in non-governmental, inter-governmental and government organisations including the Louisiana Crisis Assistance Centre, the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Human Rights Watch, the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and has prepared numerous international human rights applications to the European Court of Human Rights, the European Court of First Instance and UN charter bodies and special procedures.

She is the co-author of three manuals: ”Taking Complaints to UN Mechanisms: A Manual”, “Taking Cases to the European Court of Human Rights: A Manual”, “Taking Human Rights Complaints to the OSCE, European Parliament and Council of Europe: A Manual” and has authored or contributed to numerous reports and briefing papers on the implementation of international human rights standards in Turkey, Iran, Iraq and Syria.