Skip to main content

Masters of the Bench

Back to the Bench Directory

Ms Andrea Coomber

Full Title: Ms Andrea Coomber
Category: Honorary Benchers
Bench Call Date: 9.2.2016

Andrea has been Director of JUSTICE since February 2013.

Between 2002 and 2013 she was Equality Lawyer and then Legal Director at INTERIGHTS where she litigated key cases before the European Court of Human Rights and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Before joining INTERIGHTS, she worked at the International Service for Human Rights in Geneva and at the South Asia Documentation Centre in New Delhi. She is qualified as a barrister and solicitor in Australia.

Andrea has a BA/LLB (Hons) from the University of Western Australia and an LLM (Dist.) from the London School of Economics. She sits on the litigation advisory panels of a number of international human rights organisations and lectures regularly on international litigation and equality law. Andrea is a trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and of BAILII.