Misha Nayak-Oliver is one of the Global team coordinators. She holds a B.A. (Hons). from the University of Oxford, Graduate Diploma in Law from BPP University, and is currently studying for an LL.M. with specialism in International Law at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Her research is in the international protection of human rights, international refugee and migration law, international criminal law, law and policy of international courts and tribunals, law of armed conflict, and comparative constitutional law. Misha has recently conducted research for Lawyers for Palestinian Rights, outlining specific rights of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and key incidents affecting Palestinian children in the occupied Palestinian territories, including displacement, and in the process drafted suggested parliamentary questions to be put to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office by ministers. She has been a public speaker for a free legal education programme, giving informative and interactive workshops on areas of law to prisoners and ex-offenders. She has undertaken training with AMICUS in US capital defence law and procedure and is also trained to support survivors of rape and domestic violence. She has spent time living in Faridabad, India, working with an international non-governmental organisation and collaborating with local activists. Misha speaks English, Spanish, and is learning basic Vietnamese.  

You can reach Misha at [email protected].