Host Organisation: JustRight Scotland

Eilidh Turnbull

Eilidh joined JustRight Scotland in January 2021. Her fellowship is sponsored by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom (UK) LLP, through Skadden’s Justice First Skadden Trainee (JUST) Programme.

Eilidh has an LLM in Human Rights and Migration Law where her Master’s thesis focused on gender and the Refugee Convention. Eilidh has a background in case work, legal research, and communications and has worked in the UK, Belgium, and France.

Before starting at JustRight Scotland, Eilidh worked at the British Institute of Human Rights as a Human Rights Officer. Here her work involved designing and delivering human rights learning and practice projects, workshops, and co-produced resources. As well as inclusive and participatory policy and research work, amplifying lived experience. As part of this role, she taught on a course focusing on the practical application of UK human rights law at Queen Mary University, London.

Eilidh is passionate about using the law as a tool for positive change and making human rights more accessible for all.

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