Joe is currently a pupil barrister, working predominantly in legal aid, in Manchester, prior to which he worked as a paralegal in Oxford and as a stagiaire at the European Court of Human Rights. His main academic interests lie in the fields of socio-economic rights, equality and development, as well as social movements / change and the law. He is slowly (unsuccessfully) becoming a vegetarian. @joeMarkus1
Babak is currently working as a research assistant between Oxford and New Delhi. His academic background is in Philosophy and International Public Policy, and worked for a number of years as a part-time teacher at supplementary schools in London for pupils from deprived backgrounds. He spends his spare time practising card magic, playing chess, and reading, and is slowly turning his room into a private library. @babakmoussavi
Sam is a trainee solicitor in a corporate law firm. His academic background is in international law and human rights. He is particularly interested in the protection and pursuit of socio-economic rights, whether by Parliament or through the courts. In his spare time, he likes to cycle, listen to music, go to the theatre, and drink beer, and despite his best efforts, he still cannot play guitar. @sprube
Sam is a policy researcher in a Westminster think tank, focusing in social and education policy. He is also a community activist and advocate, and works part-time for the Salvation Army in Wood Green, where he lives with his wife Jenni. Outside of work he plays guitar, is the chair of the local park association, supports the mighty Bristol City and can’t help reading obscure theological books. He is also a member of the Christian Socialist Movement. @sjtomlin1
Sam is training to be a barrister in London. He has a degree in Philosophy and a Masters in Law. He spent some time as a paralegal at Leigh Day, and now volunteers at Islington Law Centre.