Mitchell East

Mitchell East

LLB (Hons) (1st class), University of Otago
Mitchell East

New Zealand | Harvard Law School, LLM

At Harvard, Mitchell will focus on counter-terrorism law, the intersection between criminal law and human rights, and white-collar crime. Following the completion of his undergraduate studies, Mitchell worked as a Judge's Clerk at the Supreme Court of New Zealand. After which, he was a senior advisor to the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the Terrorist Attack on Christchurch Mosques on 15 March 2019 and, as well, provided part-time assistance in rewriting New Zealand's Criminal Jury Trial Bench Book. He has also worked as a solicitor and junior prosecutor in New Zealand.