Imogen Canavan, LLM

Country Manager Sri Lanka and Research Fellow (Asia)

Imogen Canavan

Project Activities

Sri Lanka; Cambodia, Indonesia, Maldives, Pakistan and Vietnam

Other Activities and Research Interests

International Human Rights Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Law of the Sea, Transitional Justice, International Refugee Law

Professional and Academic Background

Since 4/2018 Country Manager Sri Lanka, Max-Planck-Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

Since 5/2016 Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Foundation for International Peace and the Rule of Law

9/2015–5/2016 Consultant, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva (Switzerland)

7/2015–9/2015 Human Rights Intern, International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute, London (United Kingdom)

1/2015–5/2015 Intern, Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, Geneva (Switzerland)

9/2014–12/2014 UN Programme Intern, International Commission of Jurists, Geneva (Switzerland)

3/2014–8/2014 Casework Researcher, Amicus ALJ, London (United Kingdom)

10/2012–4/2014 Student Law Panelist, Oxford University Press, Oxford (United Kingdom)

7/2013–9/2013 Student Placement, International Association of Prosecutors, The Hague (The Netherlands)

9/2012–6/2013 Caseworker, Kent Law Clinic, Kent (United Kingdom)

9/2012–4/2013 Campus Representative, University of Law, Guildford (United Kingdom) 

9/2010–6/2011 Westlaw and Lawtel Representative, Thomson Reuters, London (United Kingdom)

2013–2014 Master of Laws in International Law (LLM) University College London (United Kingdom)

2009–2013 Law with a year in Hong Kong (LLB) University of Kent (United Kingdom)

Memberships
  • International Action Team
  • Law Society of England and Wales