Tanja Venisnik joined our London office in November 2016. She is a qualified lawyer and human rights specialist with over 10 years of professional experience in both the private sector and the international public sector.
Her career as a lawyer includes a rich variety of experiences, ranging from representing corporate clients in intellectual property cases to working at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. After shifting her career towards human rights, Tanja worked as a legal coordinator at EarthRights International’s SE Asia office in Thailand, supporting local lawyers and civil society organisations in the Mekong region to advocate against large-scale development projects having detrimental impacts to the environment and human rights of local communities. Tanja holds a Master’s degree in Understanding and Securing Human Rights from the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London.