Dr Marina Brilman

Dr Marina Brilman

Visiting Fellow

Latin America and Caribbean Centre (LACC)

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Key Expertise
International human rights law; Inter-American system of human rights

About me

Dr. Marina Brilman is a Visiting Fellow at LSE, Latin America and Caribbean Centre. She has a PhD in Law (LSE, 2009), LL.M (UCL, 2001), and BA/LL.M (University of Leiden, 2000). Marina was a staff attorney at the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (2013-2016), a visiting professor at the Universidad de Los Andes in Colombia, and is a contributor to the International Law Reports (published by Cambridge University Press) on the Inter-American Court’s case-law.

Previously, Marina taught Property I (LL.B) at the LSE, was an LL.M adviser, and taught a class on the International Human Rights (LL.M) course at the LSE. She is a Trustee of Action on Armed Violence and advises the Law Society of England & Wales on international human rights and lawyers at risk. Marina has submitted Amicus Curiae briefs and expert written testimony to the Colombian Constitutional Court and Administrative Supreme Court, as well as given evidence to the Foreign Affairs Committee of UK Parliament. She is a qualified lawyer and was senior associate at law firm De Brauw in The Netherlands (allied to Slaughter & May), practising in civil and Supreme Court litigation, commercial law, and international arbitration.

She has published on international human rights and social theory in English and Spanish, including in the Columbia Human Rights Law Review, Human Rights Quarterly, Theory Culture & Society, George Washington International Law Review, and London Review of International Law. Her book "George Canguilhem´s Reasonable Rationality" is forthcoming (Springer, 2021). 

Marina has been interviewed for television and radio by: BBC World Service, BBC Arabic, Al Jazeera, News24 (Poland), and TalkRadio. Reports written by her have been covered in The Guardian and The Times.

Expertise Details

International human rights law; Inter-American system of human rights