DANIEL MEKONNEN

Clients Served

In the context of a cumulative work experience of many years, Daniel has provided enormous amount of consultancy work to the following clients, in matters related to International Human Rights Law (IHRL), International Refugee Law (IRL), Transitional Justice, Forced Migration, Human Trafficking, and matters of Global Peace and Security.

A) UK-based clients (mostly law firms): Albany SolicitorsAlaga & Co. SolicitorsBolton Citizens Advice, Child Rights International Network (CRIN), Duncan Lewis Solicitors,  Elder Rahimi SolicitorsFrew & Co. SolicitorsLatta & Co. SolicitorsGreater Manchester Immigration Legal Aid UnitJustice Africa, Leonard Cannings Solicitors LLP, Linklaters LLPParker Rhodes Hickmotts (PRH) SolicitorsTransparency International–UKWaddell Tailor and Brian (WTB) Solicitors LLPWedlake Bell LLPand Wilson Solicitors LLP.

B) Clients from other jurisdictions: Advokatur Kanonengasse (Switzerland), Advokatfirmaet Shah (Norway), African Network of Constitutional Lawyers (ANCL), African Refugee Development Centre (Israel), Camp Fiorante Matthews Mogerman LLP (Canada), Canadian Council for RefugeesDutch Council for RefugeesEuropean Solidarity Towards Equal Participation of People (Eurostep), Global IntegrityInternational Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD), International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance (International IDEA), Just Law International PC (USA), Jenner & Block LLP (USA), Kroll, a Devision of Duff & Phelps (UK), Law Office of Michael Andegeorgis (USA), Leake Fisseha Attorney at Law (USA), Mid-Minnesota Legal Aid, Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Section on County of Origin Information), Open Society Justice Initiative, Studio Legale Yasar Ravi (Switzerland), Reporters Without Boarders/RSF (France), Swiss Refugee CouncilSwiss State Secretariat for Migration, the Human Trafficking Legal Centre (USA), and Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem Project) (Sweden).

The above list includes certain non-remunerated work or contribution, such as pro bolo legal services, or other forms of professional input (as part of Daniel’s commitment to “cause lawyering”).

In providing professional services to his clients, Daniel is driven by the primary consideration of serving the best interest of clients and ensuring the best possible outcome for them. His cumulative work experience of more than 20 years means that he performs his duties with the highest level of professionalism, a key factor in professing a reliable prospect for a successful completion of his assignments.