Meet the 2018 Chayes Fellows

Thirteen Harvard Law School students have been awarded 2018 Chayes International Public Service Fellowships for work in 13 countries:

Elise Baranouski ’20
Reprieve, United Kingdom

Emma Broches ’20
Commission for International Justice and Accountability, Europe

Cristina Cornejo ’20
World Bank Office of Suspension and Debarment, Washington, DC

Niku Jafarnia ’19
International Refugee Assistance Project, Lebanon

Ji Yoon Kang ’20
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Ayoung Kim ’20
Oxfam, Philippines

Samantha Lint ’20
Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia

Ava Liu ’20
Natural Resources Defense Council, China

Laya Maheshwari ’20
Médecins Sans Frontières, France and Switzerland

Patrick Maxwell ’20
Geneva Call, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Kate Peiffer ’20
United Nations World Food Programme, Italy

Lilianna Rembar ’20
Legal Resources Centre, Ghana

Natalie Trigo Reyes ’19
José Alvear Restrepo Lawyers’ Collective Corporation, Colombia

The Chayes International Public Service Fellowships are dedicated to the memory of Professor Abram Chayes, who taught at Harvard Law School for more than 40 years. These summer fellowships provide Harvard Law School students with the opportunity to spend eight weeks engaged in public service with an international scope and/or relevant to countries in development or those making transitions to peace, stability, and democracy.

Read more about the 2018 Chayes Fellows here.

HLS-University of Cambridge Joint Degree Program: Applications due January 8

A reminder that applications for the HLS-University of Cambridge Joint J.D.-LL.M. Degree Program are due to International Legal Studies by Monday, January 8.  (HLS students apply in the spring of their 2L year for matriculation in the fall.)

Our web pages (see link above) include detailed information about this program, in which HLS students spend their 3L year in the UK and one additional semester at HLS, earning a Cambridge LL.M. and a Harvard J.D. in 3.5 years.

Niamh Moloney LL.M. ’93 on Brexit

On September 27, Niamh Moloney LL.M. ’93, professor of Financial Markets Law and incoming Head of the Law Department (2018-2019) at the London School of Economics, spoke at Harvard Law School on the complex question of the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union and its implications for the U.K.’s financial services industry.

Moloney’s talk was sponsored by International Legal Studies and the Program on International Financial Systems.

Read more at Harvard Law Today.

Photo Credit: Loren Grainger/HLS Staff Photographer.

Special Event: Brexit and Its Implications for the UK Financial Services Industry

Please join us for a talk by Professor Niamh Moloney LL.M. ’93 with an introduction by Professor Howell Jackson.

Niamh Moloney is Professor of Financial Markets Law, and incoming Head of the Law Department (2018-2019), at the London School of Economics, and specializes in EU financial market regulation. Her books include the first monograph on this topic, EU Securities and Financial Markets Regulation (Oxford University Press, 2014), now in its third edition. She is an editor of the Oxford Handbook of Financial Regulation and the Cambridge University Press Series on International Corporate Law and Capital Market Regulation, and sits on the editorial boards of several journals. She holds an LL.B. from Trinity College Dublin and an LL.M. from Harvard Law School.

Wednesday, September 27  |  12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East A

Lunch will be served.

Co-sponsored by International Legal Studies and the Program on International Financial Systems.