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Catherine Briddick


Martin James Departmental Lecturer in Gender and Forced Migration

Catherine Briddick has over ten years’ experience researching, providing legal advice and engaging in legal advocacy on issues relating to gender, forced migration and human rights in the UK. Catherine has practiced as a barrister, representing individuals before Courts and tribunals in addition to having managed and delivered legal advice and information services in the not-for-profit sector. She is a trustee of Asylum Welcome and a member of Asylum Aid’s Women’s Advisory Committee. Catherine received her LLM in Human Rights Law from the LSE with Distinction. She is currently completing her doctorate in the Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford. Catherine has contributed case notes to the Journal of Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Law and engages in consultancy work for research centres and NGOs. Her most recent publication is Some Other(ed) Refugees: Women Seeking Asylum under Refugee and Human Rights Law (in the Research Handbook on International Refugee Law, S Juss (ed.), Edward Elgar, 2019). Catherine teaches at the Refugee Studies Centre and has previously taught Public International Law and International Human Rights Law at the LSE. She is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a Doctoral Affiliate of the Refugee Law Initiative.

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