Job Title: Staff Lawyer (Partnerships)
Organization: Justice Centre Hong Kong
Bio: Jessica is a U.S. and U.K. qualified lawyer who has been working in the human rights field for 10+ years as a corporate pro-bono lawyer in prominent international law firms and in business development and fundraising roles for human rights focused NGOs. She previously has engaged in child custody, tenant rights, children’s rights and social ventures pro bono work with clinical, law firm and community legal centre programmes in the U.S., U.K., Australia and Hong Kong. She has a B.A. from the University of Virginia, J.D. from American University and is studying for her L.L.M. in human rights law at Hong Kong University. She currently manages the Justice Centre Hong Kong’s pro bono partnership programme and also does refugee case work.