Alex Hughes
Transitional Justice Scholar
Biography

Alex Hughes graduated first in his class on the LLB at the University of Southampton, which included a year studying French law in Paris. He then graduated first in his class on the Solicitor Legal Practice Course at BPP Law School, and later achieved a Distinction on the BCL at the University of Oxford. He is now studying the Traditional LLM at NYU School of Law, with a particular focus on human rights and international law. During his LLB, Alex was a research assistant and participated in several national and international mooting and negotiation competitions, placing runner-up in the Thomas A. Finley International Moot Court competition in Dublin.

Alex also practised as a corporate law solicitor for four years at Latham & Watkins in London. During this time, he participated in a number of pro bono projects including assisting with a comparative research project for 28 Too Many looking to eradicate the practice of FGM in Africa, as well as a research project for ASKV Refugee Support looking to provide legal and practical guidance to assist refugees with no documentation to obtain asylum and citizenship in their destination countries. He has also worked with Save the Children International and the UK Prisoners’ Advice Service, as well as being a regular volunteer at the Bethnal Green Legal Advice Centre in East London advising predominantly on housing law matters. As a Transitional Justice scholar, Alex is particularly interested in how best to establish and enforce successful reparation programs for the victims of conflict and authoritarianism.

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