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Nani Jensen Reventlow


Nani Jansen Reventlow is a human rights lawyer specialised in strategic litigation and freedom of expression. She is the founding Director of the Digital Freedom Fund, which supports partners in Europe to advance digital rights through strategic litigation. Reventlow is also an Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she was a 2016-2017 Fellow. She has been an advisor to Harvard’s Cyberlaw Clinic since 2016. As a recognized international lawyer and expert in human rights litigation, Reventlow is responsible for groundbreaking freedom of expression cases across several national and international jurisdictions. She currently works together with Leigh Day to bring new cases to the African regional human rights courts. Between 2011 and 2016, she has overseen the litigation practice of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) globally, leading or advising on cases before the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the UN Human Rights Committee, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention and several African regional forums. A Dutch-qualified attorney, Reventlow graduated in civil law and public international law from the University of Amsterdam and specialized in human rights at Columbia Law School and the European University Institute. She was a speaker in the 2009 P!oneers Fellowship and in the 2018 Berlin Fellowship.


Updated June 2018