Senior Policy Analyst
Cécile Kazatchkine joined the Legal Network in September 2009.
Called to the Paris Bar in 2007, Cécile worked with two Paris-based law firms as counsel and litigator in several aspects of French and international private law.
Prior to that, she interned with international and non-governmental organizations such as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria in Geneva and the Harm Reduction Program of the Open Society Institute in Budapest. As part of the latter internship, Cécile wrote a report on the risks of HIV transmission between drug users and their sex partners in Eastern Europe, focusing on female drug users.
Cécile studied law at the University of Paris, Oxford University and the Sorbonne. She holds a degree in private law, a Master’s in English law and a post-graduate diploma in international public law and international organizations. She also earned the Lawyer’s Vocational Qualifications following 18 months of training at the Paris Court of Appeal’s school of professional training.