University of Cambridge, UK

Jennifer Tridgell

Jennifer Tridgell is an Australian qualified international lawyer, and PhD Candidate (International Law x Computer Science) at University of Cambridge as a World Ramsay Postgraduate Scholar, where she researches global governance of open-source software. Drawing on her expertise in technology, diplomacy and human rights, she concurrently works as an independent international law consultant, including as a Senior Advisor for University of Essex on a multilateral project countering hate speech. 

Jennifer also conducts international dispute settlement and sensitive advisory work, having honed her skills working for leading international law firms, judges on international and domestic courts, National Human Rights Institutions and NGOs. Before commencing her PhD, she was the Senior Legal Advisor to the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief.  Currently, Jennifer serves as Executive Director of the Cambridge Pro Bono Project, and Executive Officer of the International Law Association (Australian Branch) Management Committee. She holds an LLM (Cantab) and a BA/LLB (Hons.) from Macquarie University.