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Swee Leng Harris

Swee Leng Harris is the Senior Policy Adviser on Mainstreaming the Rule of Law in Parliament. The Bingham Centre are grateful to The Legal Education Foundation for funding this secondment.

Swee Leng is interested in international law and governance of sustainable development both in terms of environmental governance and human rights. Her research has focused on global administrative law and sustainability governance of the palm oil sector. After completing her LLM in International Legal Studies at New York University, Swee Leng was awarded the New York University International Finance and Development Fellowship to work in the Research and Policy Department of the International Development Law Organisation in Rome.

She practised law at Allens (now Allens Linklaters) in Australia for over four years, specialising in environment and planning law. In addition, Swee Leng undertook extensive pro bono work advising on business and human rights issues and on indigenous peoples' rights, and volunteered at the Homeless Persons' Legal Clinic. Swee Leng completed her LLB (with Honours) and BA (with Honours) at the University of Melbourne.

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