Interns and Fellows

Our interns and fellows are supported through funded placements, giving those without the financial means to work for free the opportunity to enter the sector and fulfil their ambition. If you would like to learn more about these positions, including how you can support them please visit our Bob Hepple Memorial Fund page

If you are interested in interning with us please keep an eye on our opportunities page where all forthcoming positions will be advertised. Alternatively, if you would like to contribute your time on an ad-hoc basis, please visit our Equality Volunteers Network page


Niccolò Rossi Gonzalez de Aledo - MENA Legal Research Fellow 

Niccolò joined the Trust in October 2017. His Fellowship exposes him to implementation of country-specific projects in the MENA Region, including through translating project documentation, conducting research, and contributing to the drafting of the Trust’s Country Reports.

Before joining the Trust, Niccolò worked as trainee lawyer for a law firm in Rome, dealing with contract, family and juvenile law issues. He obtained a Laurea Magistrale in Law at the University of Roma Tre, and a MRes in Politics and Arabic Language from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London.




Zoe Chan - Legal Intern 

Zoe Chan joined the Trust in February 2018 and her internship focuses on the Trust’s resources, litigation and advocacy programmes in particular.

Prior to joining the Trust, Zoe worked with Oxfam's public interest litigation project, and supported the delivery of their pilot website. She also has experience in fundraising and project management, having extensively participated in volunteering throughout her university career. She holds an LLB in Law from the University of Birmingham.



   ​Elliot Hatt - Legal Intern

Elliot joined the Trust in February 2018 and his internship focuses on the Trust’s resources, litigation and advocacy programmes in particular. Elliot is interested in various aspects of equality and non-discrimination law but has a particular interest in LGBT rights.

Before working at the Trust, Elliot studied at the University of Sussex where he attained an LLB and an LLM in International Human Rights Law (with Distinction). As part of his postgraduate studies he undertook a piece of legal research on the rights of persons with disabilities on behalf of Human Rights Watch. During this time he also volunteered at his local branch of a large nationwide charity.