Jennifer Robinson


Jennifer Robinson is an Australian lawyer. She is Director of Legal Advocacy for the Bertha Foundation in London, where she has created a program to support organisations engaging in strategic public interest litigation in 16 countries around the world. Robinson has acted in key free speech and freedom of information cases before the British courts and the European Court of Human Rights and advised governments and NGOs on media and international law issues. She is best known for her role as a member of the legal team defending Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, but has also provided legal assistance to activists from West Papua for more than a decade. Robinson was educated at the Australian National University and Oxford University, where she was a Rhodes scholar. She serves on the Executive Committee of the Commonwealth Law Association and is a trustee of Article 19, an international free speech organisation.