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Tavisha Sood


Tavisha is a 3rd-year Law student from India studying at Queen’s University Belfast.

After her successful year as the Associate Editor for the magazine, she was elected to be the next Editor-in-Chief for the 2021/2022 edition of The Verdict Magazine.


Tavisha’s legal interests lie in Corporate and Human Rights Law, and she hopes to pursue a career within this field as a solicitor.


Aside from working on The Verdict, Tavisha is also the Creative Director at ‘Defeating Disorders’; a non-profit organisation that aims to destigmatise eating disorders and promote recovery. When she is not working on these, Tavisha likes to read and keep up to date with current affairs via The Economist and Sky News.


Jasmine is a 2nd-year Law with Politics student from Milton Keynes, England studying at Queen's University Belfast. 

After previously writing for The Verdict as a member of the online contributor team, Jasmine was elected to be the new Associate Editor for the 2021/2022 edition.


Her interests lay in the intersection between politics and law, and she is passionate about bringing awareness to the treatment of people of colour both within the legal system, and within the legal sector as an industry. 

Outside of The Verdict, Jasmine tutors in English Literature and English Language, and likes to spend her free time reading, particularly classical literature. 



Jasmine Hughes
Associate Editor

Verdict Online Contributor Team



Hi! My name is Andreas Maltan and I am a postgraduate student studying for an LLM in International Business Law. I attended the New York Military Academy before enrolling at Ulster University for my undergraduate degree in Politics. I graduated from UU in 2021 and I decided to enrol for a postgraduate degree to boost my employability. And I decided on the School of Law at Queen's because of its excellent reputation. Being new to the legal world, my primary interests relate to Democracy, Governance, and Political Legitimacy. I look forward to coupling these interests of mine with those I have on international trade and trade law, and to sharing my thoughts with our valued readers!

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Tina is a 2nd-year Senior Status Law student from Vancouver Canada. She has previously obtained a Honours Bachelor of Science degree from University of Toronto, where she majored in Human Biology Health and Disease Studies. 


Tina made her pivot to law because she is interested in advocating for women's rights. Her legal research interests include gender-based violence, reproductive rights, and LGBTQA+ rights.  In 2020, Tina spoke at TEDx QUB on the gendered discrimination in funding

 and prioritization of research in health care and medicine. Tina identifies as queer and enjoys reading BIPOC literature.



My name is Aimée Jenkins and I am from Straid in County Antrim. I am currently in the final year of my Law LLB here at Queen's. Over the years of my degree, I have developed an interest mainly in criminal law, particularly in international criminal law and am also very interested in Business and Human Rights, particularly concerning victims, and supply chains. In my free time I enjoy horse riding and reading. I am thrilled to be an online contributor to the Verdict this year and am excited to see where this year takes me. 



I'm Nathan Bell, a 1st Year Law student who enjoys ethical debates around the Law, and philosophical interpretations of what the Law is. I have always been passionate about critical thinking and analysis of ideas. Especially, analysis of the ideas that we hold to be fundamental, and thus seldom questioned.



My name is Holly and I'm an LLB student at Queen's University Belfast. My interests lie towards criminal law, women in law, and historical case law. Outside of my role as an Online Contributor, I'm also the Lead Moderator of QUB Women in Law, and I'm involved with Pure Mental NI – a mental health charity based in Northern Ireland. I'm very excited to be involved in the Verdict this year!



Martyn is a 3rd-year LLB Law with French student from Ballymena, Co. Antrim. Through study and work experience, he developed a keen interest in human rights and constitutional law, with a particular interest in the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights.


As a 2021/22 Verdict online contributor, Martyn hopes to research the links between conflict resolution and wider public policy affecting Northern Ireland.

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My name is Sikander! I am a law student in the first year of the Senior Status LLB course at Queen's University, Belfast. I have an undergraduate degree in political science, as well as a Master's in International Relations. The areas of law which I am interested in are; international law, mergers and acquisations, environmental law, and human rights law

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I'm Emily, a 2nd-year LLB senior status student. I obtained my bachelor degree in International Justice in The Hague, Netherlands, and subsequently worked for Missing Children Europe in Brussels.


My interests include human rights, particularly children's rights, and international law. I have previously done research on the accountability of multinational organisations and transnational corporations. My long term ambition is to specialise in military law and advise the Army on issues surrounding international humanitarian law. Before I qualify as a solicitor I aspire to be a paralegal and I'm particularly interested in joining the legal aid sector.

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