It is our great pleasure to introduce our new IntLawGrrls contributor Adaena Sinclair-Blakemore!
Adaena is an Australian lawyer interested in international human rights law, international criminal law and the implementation of international law into domestic law. She holds a Juris Doctor (First Class) from Melbourne Law School where she was the Editor of the Melbourne Journal of International Law. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts in French Studies and Italian Studies from the University of Western Australia.
She has previously interned in the Trial Chambers of the International Criminal Court and worked as a Research Assistant at the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law at Melbourne Law School, where she undertook research on the laws of peacekeeping operations. During her Juris Doctor, Adaena was a student in the International Criminal Justice Clinic, a subject run in partnership with Amnesty International’s Human Rights in International Justice Project which focuses on monitoring and evaluating the human rights compliance of the international criminal tribunals.