Lani Inverarity joined Accountability Counsel as a Robina Foundation International Human Rights Fellow in 2015. Lani is a member of Accountability Counsel’s Global Communities team, assisting communities around the world to file and advance complaints with accountability mechanisms associated with international finance.
Lani graduated from Yale Law School with a Masters in Law in 2015.
Prior to Yale, Lani spent two years as a Judges’ Clerk in the High Court of New Zealand, followed by two and a half years as Assistant Crown Counsel on the Constitutional and Human Rights Team at Crown Law. In her role at Crown Law, she provided legal advice and representation services to the New Zealand government on a range of domestic and international human rights issues, including in the context of prisoners’ rights, immigration, detention and search powers, and health policy. She holds a Bachelor of Laws (First Class Hons.) and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Relations from Victoria University of Wellington. Lani is admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand.