Edite Ligere is a British barrister. She advises global financial institutions and others on financial regulation, cyber security, data protection, human rights, international law, UN law, EU law and related matters. Edite has participated in and advised on global regulatory standard setting and the national implementation of global regulatory standards. Edite is a regular contributor to various pro bono human rights and environmental initiatives, an author of various legal publications and a speaker at international and national fora. In February 2021 she was appointed Director of Politeia, a not for profit forum for discussing economic, constitutional and social policy. It focuses on the role of the state in people’s lives. Politeia works with leading authorities from the U.K. and internationally, pioneers from the legal profession, academic life, the economy, business and politics. With them, Politeia publishes up to date research and analyses, and makes proposals on which successful government policy can be based. It also hosts conferences and events to discuss the details of policy.
Edite holds an LLB (First) and an LLM from the University of London. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales by the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn and is a Hubert Greenland Scholar of the Honourable Society of Lincoln’s Inn.