Ruchi Parekh (@RParekh88) is a former associate editor at Just Security. She also works at UK-based human rights organization, JUSTICE. She will be joining Cornerstone Barristers as a pupil barrister in October 2015.
Prior to joining Just Security, Ruchi spent a year working on economic and social rights litigation at Interights in the UK as the recipient of a Harvard Law School Public Service Fellowship. She also held a Teaching Fellow position at the School of Oriental and African Studies in Public Law. She has worked previously at the Constitution Unit at University College London and with the International Human Rights Clinic at Harvard. Ruchi’s pro bono experience spans Harvard Law School’s Advocates for Human Rights, the Liberty Letters Clinic (UK), the International Criminal Court Student Network, and the India Centre for Human Rights and Law.
Ruchi holds a Masters of Law degree in International Human Rights from Harvard Law School (2012) and a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Honors) from the London School of Economics (2009). She is a member of the Bar of England and Wales.