Eleanor has a wide-ranging practice with a particular focus on public law, human rights and international law. Before joining Matrix, Eleanor spent a year with the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, where she worked on cutting-edge issues in the interpretation and application of international humanitarian law. She was admitted to practice as a barrister and solicitor in Australia in 2011, and has worked both as a solicitor in Ashurst Australia’s litigation team and as a judicial assistant at the Federal Court of Australia. Eleanor speaks fluent French and has interned with the Legal Division of the World Food Programme in Rome and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague.
Eleanor Mitchell looks at two important court decisions on the ability of the UK to exclude individuals from protection under the Refugee Convention in cases of alleged terrorism. ...On May 22, 2018 / By Eleanor Mitchell
Eleanor Mitchell considers a recent decision on whether the UK can strip terrorism suspects of their British citizenship. ...On April 6, 2017 / By Eleanor Mitchell
Eleanor Mitchell examines a controversial change to the Ministerial Code, which drops the express requirement to comply with international law. Does this mean that ministers no longer have ...On February 13, 2017 / By Eleanor Mitchell
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