David Hand

After obtaining a degree in Law with Psychology from the University of Chester, David studied International Human Rights Law at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, graduating with first-class honours.

David Hand

After obtaining a degree in Law with Psychology from the University of Chester, David studied International Human Rights Law at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, graduating with first-class honours. He interned at the Legal Resources Centre, a non-profit law clinic based in South Africa. There he assisted on a broad range of cases relating to housing, eviction applications, land issues and children’s right to education. He is currently embarking on PhD studies at the University of Chester.

David’s past areas of research have included non-refoulement and its relationship with the European Convention on Human Rights and the question of whether the principle of non-refoulement encompass a general right to health-care. His primary interests are human rights law, immigration and health-care policy.