We are delighted to announce that Dr Susie Alegre has joined Garden Court Chambers as an associate tenant.
Susie is a senior public international lawyer with high level experience in policy strategic leadership, decision making, oversight and governance. She is an experienced communicator with regular media engagement and has provided evidence to Parliament.
Susie has undertaken legal policy work for international organisations, including the European Union in Uganda (Governance and Accountability), and the OSCE ODIHR (Human Rights and Counter-Terrorism) in Warsaw, Poland. She has also undertaken diplomacy & advisory and consulting work for UN bodies, as well as the Council of Europe, OSCE and the European Parliament.
In her work on human rights and technology, Susie has also advised the Equality and Human Rights Commission (most recently on the implications of emerging technology for equality and human rights) and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.
Susie is currently a Member of the Commission for Control of Interpol’s Files, the body responsible for oversight of Interpol’s red notice system. She is the only UK lawyer to have been appointed to the body since its inception. She has also advised the Equality and Human Rights Commission (most recently on the implications of emerging technology for equality and human rights) and the Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation.
Susie's book, Freedom to Think (Atlantic Books, 2022) was listed as one of the Technology Books of the Year 2022 in the Financial Times and the Daily Telegraph, and was shortlisted for a Royal Society of Literature Christopher Bland Prize 2023. Her next book, Human Rights, Robot Wrongs: Being Human in the Age of AI (Atlantic Books, 2024) is due to be published on 2 May 2024.