Seminar: Human Rights in the Palestinian Occupied Territories with professor Bisharat

Event date: 
18 May 2010 1:00pm
Venue: 
the Boardroom

The next speaker in the Law School Seminar Series is Catherine Renshaw.  Catherine’s topic is: ‘The Role of Networks in the Implementation of Human Rights in the Asia Pacific Region’

Catherine Renshaw BA (Hons)(Sydney) LLB (UNSW) LLM (Sydney).

Since 2008, Catherine Renshaw has been Director of the Project “Building Human Rights in the Region through Horizontal Transnational Networks: the Role of the Asia Pacific Forum of National Human Rights Institutions” based in the Australian Human Rights Centre at the Law Faculty of the University of New South Wales. Catherine was admitted to practice as a solicitor in New South Wales in 1996 and has worked in private practice at Allen, Allen and Hemsley and Sparke Helmore Solicitors, as then in the Civil Law Section of the Legal Aid

Commission of New South Wales, where she specialized in anti-discrimination law and received the NSW Premiers Award for public service in the Hunter and Illawarra region. As well as practicing as a solicitor, from 1997 until 2007 she held lecturing positions at the University of Newcastle..