Eleanor De studied Law at the University of Cambridge and holds an MSc in Criminal Justice Policy from the LSE. She joined 7BR as our Paralegal in September 2019 after completing the BPTC. Eleanor previously worked in strategic litigation, policy and research for organisations including the Texas Defender Service, Reprieve and Revolving Doors Agency, assisting with death penalty appeals, challenging human rights abuses in counter-terrorism strategies and campaigning for policy changes to help end the ‘revolving door’ of crisis and crime.

Eleanor provides our members with a broad range of assistance in the preparation of their cases, including legal research and drafting. She also supports the Chief Executive by acting as Chambers’ Data Protection Manager.”

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