Jennifer Robinson > Doughty Street Chambers > London, England > Lawyer Profile

Doughty Street Chambers

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Jen specialises in media law, public law and international law.

Jen has been instructed in domestic and international cases involving media law, public law and international law. She advises media organisations, journalists, whistle-blowers and high-profile individuals on all aspects of media law and reputation management. She has also been instructed in human rights related judicial review cases and has given expert evidence in Parliament and at the United Nations.


Year of Call: 2016 (2006 – Supreme Court of NSW, Australia)

Jen advises individual and state clients on a wide range of international law issues, has appeared before the International Court of Justice and regularly engages with UN Special Mechanisms. Many of her cases and clients are high-profile and involve novel cross-jurisdictional and comparative law issues.

Jen can be instructed directly in suitable cases under the Bar’s Direct Access scheme and previously practised as a solicitor.





LLB (First Class Honours), Australian National University
BA Asian Studies (Distinguished Scholar), Australian National University
BCL (Distinction), Balliol College, Oxford
MPhil in Public International Law, Balliol College, Oxford

Lawyer Rankings

London Bar > Defamation and privacy

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 4

Jennifer RobinsonDoughty Street ChambersExceptionally knowledgeable with a wide range of experience and contacts. Very good with lay clients; gains their trust easily. Very responsive.

London Bar > Public international law

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jennifer Robinson  – Doughty Street Chambers ‘Jennifer is a superb barrister. She is very quick at gathering the key evidentiary and argument elements of a case and determining the best approach to take. She is intelligent and enormously capable, and a formidable advocate for her clients.’

London Bar > Administrative law and human rights

(Leading Juniors)Ranked: Tier 3

Jennifer RobinsonDoughty Street Chambers ‘Jennifer is a powerful advocate who harnesses the full power of the law for her clients. Not afraid to use the media and communications to amplify her cause, she is supremely gifted and a superstar in the making.’