Matrix are delighted to welcome Aidan Wills and Eleanor Mitchell as full members on completion of their traineeship
Aidan’s main areas of practice include public law, human rights, media and information law, and employment law. Prior to joining Matrix, Aidan worked for eight years on legal policy related to security and human rights. He has acted as a consultant to the European Parliament, the Commissioner for Human Rights of the Council of Europe, and the UN Special Rapporteur on counter-terrorism and human rights. Aidan has also published and lectured internationally on the regulation and oversight of security services and police, public inquiries, access to information and security sector whistleblowing. Before coming to the Bar, Aidan was a volunteer at South West London Law Centres and Public Concern at Work.
Eleanor’s main areas of practice include public law and human rights, public international law, equality law, education, immigration and asylum, community care. Before joining Matrix, Eleanor spent a year with the Legal Division of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, where she worked on cutting-edge issues in the interpretation and application of international humanitarian law. She was admitted to practice in Australia in 2011, and has previously worked as a solicitor at Ashurst Australia and as a judicial assistant at the Federal Court of Australia.