Marion Isobel

Marion Isobel
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Marion Isobel is a legal officer working on national criminal justice reform, focusing on legal aid, pretrial justice, criminal defense, and procedural rights.

Before joining the Open Society Justice Initiative, she worked as an associate legal officer for the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, working within the office responsible for investigating crimes that took place during the Khmer Rouge regime. Previously, she lectured in public international law at the University of the South Pacific in Vanuatu, and worked as a senior legal reporter at Thomson Reuters in Australia. She holds master’s and bachelor’s degrees in law, specializing in international and criminal law, from the University of Queensland in Australia. She is admitted to practice law as a solicitor in the state of Victoria.