Human Rights Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers
Susie Alegre is an international human rights barrister and consultant with extensive experience working in international development and human rights policy and practice. She takes a strategic approach to law and policy development with a focus on the effective translation of international law frameworks into practice. She has worked with accountability and oversight mechanisms including ombudsman schemes, NHRIs and the judiciary in different jurisdictions and she is currently appointed as Interception of Communications Commissioner for the Isle of Man.
Susie’s role as Interception of Communications Commissioner in the Isle of Man has given her practical insights into the international human rights framework around surveillance and she has been following developments in the UK closely with a particular focus on extra-territorial aspects of the law. She is currently engaged in research on freedom of thought, data protection and social media.