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Catherine Harwood

C. Harwood LL.M, PhD Candidate at Institute of Public Law
Catherine Harwood

Catherine Harwood is a PhD Researcher at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies at Leiden University. Her research explores the links between international fact-finding investigations and international criminal justice, and investigates how fact-finding investigations may be coordinated and harmonised to strengthen international accountability. Ms. Harwood graduated cum laude from Leiden University in 2012 with an LL.M in Advanced Studies in Public International Law. In 2009, she graduated from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, with an LL.B (Hons) and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand. Ms. Harwood worked for two years as a Judges Clerk at the New Zealand Court of Appeal and was a researcher at Victoria University. She has also interned in Chambers at the International Criminal Court and the International Bar Association's Programme on the ICC.

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