Rachel Chambers

Post-Doctoral Fellow | Human Rights Institute

Rachel Chambers is a barrister who has worked in private practice in London since her call to the Bar of England and Wales in 2002 specialising in employment, discrimination and human rights law. She has held research roles at Monash University (Melbourne) and in a pro bono capacity for Amnesty International Business and Human Rights team. Before being called the Bar, she worked for corporate social responsibility body the International Business Leaders Forum.

Rachel received her doctorate from the University of Essex in the UK. Her PhD is on control and oversight over cross border activities from companies’ home states through two extraterritorial techniques: civil litigation and regulatory mechanisms. Her research evaluates these techniques through an analysis of the dilemmas which are associated with each. Alongside her doctoral research, she taught as an adjunct professor at SOAS, University of London, convening the course ‘Multinational Enterprises in a Globalising World – Legal Aspects’.


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