Baroness Helena Kennedy QC is a barrister, broadcaster and member of the House of Lords.
She is an expert in human rights law, civil liberties and constitutional issues, and has received many honours for her work. Currently Chair of Justice, she has previously been Chair of the British Council and Chair of the Human Genetics Commission. She recently produced a report for the Equality and Human Rights Commission on human trafficking in Scotland and was a member of the UK government Commission on a Bill of Rights. A Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies and Co-Chair of the International Bar Association’s Institute of Human Rights, she is also Principal of Mansfield College, Oxford.