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Interns Corner

Here are our current legal interns.

Adriana Tidona

Adriana joined the AIRE Centre as a legal caseworker intern in September 2016 and
is currently working as a project assistant to the AIRE Centre ‘Separated Children in
Judicial Proceedings’ project.
Before joining the AIRE Centre, she obtained the LLM International Human Rights
Law at the University of Essex and she holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the
University of Turin. During her studies, she participated in the Human Rights and
Migration Law Clinic at the International University College of Turin (IUC) and has
been working as a legal assistant in a reception centre for asylum seekers in Sicily.
She collaborated with the online newspapers Meltingpot and DirittiEuropa,
producing Italian legal translations of the ECtHR case-law and of relevant articles on

Migration and Asylum issues in Europe.

adrianaAdriana joined the AIRE Centre as a legal caseworker intern in September 2016 and is currently working as a project assistant to the AIRE Centre ‘Separated Children in Judicial Proceedings’ project.

Before joining the AIRE Centre, she obtained the LLM International Human Rights Law at the University of Essex and she holds a Master’s Degree in Law from the University of Turin. During her studies, she participated in the Human Rights and Migration Law Clinic at the International University College of Turin (IUC) and has been working as a legal assistant in a reception centre for asylum seekers in Sicily.

She collaborated with the online newspapers Meltingpot and DirittiEuropa, producing Italian legal translations of the ECtHR case-law and of relevant articles on Migration and Asylum issues in Europe.

 

 

Jacintha Bailey

JacinthaJacintha is a legal caseworker at the AIRE Centre.

She has an LLB in Law with Legal Studies in Europe from the University of Reading, United Kingdom.

Her LLB included a year studying at the University of Lorraine, France. She has an LLM of European Law from the University of Maastricht, Netherlands. In 2016 she completed a traineeship at the European Parliament in the Legal Services Unit of Justice and Civil Liberties.

Jacintha is a native English speaker, with excellent French and Swedish and very good spoken German.

 

 

Isabel Escobar

Isabel is a legal caseworker at the AIRE Centre, also supporting project work in the areas of human trafficking, asylum and domestic violence.

She is currently studying an LLM at Queen Mary University of London with an emphasis in human rights and immigration law. Isabel qualified as a lawyer in Colombia where she worked as a legal advisor to victims of the armed conflict, provided training in victim’s rights, helped establish a museum in memory of the victims and acted as a consultant in international cooperation for development. 

 

Prior to joining the AIRE Centre, Isabel worked in London as a development coordinator for a mental health charity, volunteered as a progression mentor for the Prince’s Trust and supported a project on the recent asylum law reform at the Migrants’ Law Project. 

 

Isabel speaks fluent Spanish and English as well as basic French and Japanese. 

 

Erin Hoya

Erin is joining the AIRE Cenre this summer as a legal caseworker intern for the "Separated Children in Judicial Proceedings" project.

 

She is currently attending the University of Michigan Law School, U.S. for a dual J.D./A.M. in Modern Middle Eastern and North African Studies to focus on refugee and asylum issues, particularly concerning the Middle East.

 

She spent a year in Cairo, Egypt teaching ESL (English as a Second Language) classes and studying Arabic between completing her undergraduate degrees in History and Human Rights at Southern Methodist University, U.S. and beginning law school.

 

(She jokingly refers to her language proficiency as "survival Arabic+.")

 

 

 

Audrey Telfer


Audrey is a legal caseworker for the AIRE Centre. She studies law at the University of Michigan Law School in the USA. 

Audrey earned her undergraduate degree in Political Science and French at Northwestern University in Chicago. She also studied at Sciences Po, Paris in 2014 taking courses in EU politics, French arbitration, and international relations. 
Prior to attending law school, Audrey worked at an immigration law firm where she wrote immigration petition letters for advanced degree researchers and scientists. 
Audrey is a native English speaker and proficient French speaker.