Nani Jansen Reventlow
Nani is a recognized international lawyer and expert in human rights litigation responsible for groundbreaking freedom of expression cases across several national and international jurisdictions. Nani obtained the first freedom of expression judgment from the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Konaté v. Burkina Faso) and from the East African Court of Justice (Burundi Journalists’ Union v. Burundi). She currently works together with Leigh Day to bring new cases to the African regional human rights courts. Nani is the founding Director of the Digital Freedom Fund, which supports partners in Europe to advance digital rights through strategic litigation. Nani is also an Associate Tenant at Doughty Street Chambers, a Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School and an Affiliate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, where she was a 2016-2017 Fellow. Between 2011 and 2016, Nani 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.
Abel Campos is a senior lawyer and Section Registrar at the European Court of Human Rights. He has been in Strasbourg since 1998, first with the European Commission of Human Rights and from 1998 with the Registry of the European Court of Human Rights, where he was appointed Head of Legal Division and subsequently Deputy Section Registrar and Section Registrar, post that he currently holds. Between 2012 and 2014, he was seconded to the Secretariat of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe, where he was the Secretary to the Human Rights Meetings. He has published multiple articles and lectured in several European and non-European countries on issues connected to human rights and the European Convention of Human Rights. Abel Campos was born in Portugal in 1964. He has degrees in Law and in Economic and Legal Sciences from the Faculty of Law of the University of Coimbra (Portugal), where he defended his thesis on freedom of establishment in the European Communities.