Madeleine Colvin

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Madeleine Colvin

Human rights lawyer with extensive experience of law reform and policy formation whilst working for key non-governmental organisations. Skilled advocate and decision-maker with a high level of professional achievement including practice as a barrister and now as a judicial appointee and human rights consultant. Wide knowledge of international human rights instruments (including social and economic rights) and a detailed understanding of European Union institutions, its laws and policies.


Experienced in working on a range of legal issues including being actively involved in the public debates and parliamentary proceedings leading to the UK's Human Rights Act 1998 and its subsequent implementation.

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