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Swee Leng Harris

Swee Leng Harris

Visiting Senior Research Fellow


Swee Leng is Interim Director, Strategy and Litigation at Luminate Group. She is responsible for developing the strategy for Luminate’s work on platform accountability in Europe and leads work on litigation under this programme. She identifies, cultivates, and develops litigation opportunities that support the strategy and goals of the program, and oversees litigation-related grant making and grant management.

Swee Leng was previously a Principal on Luminate’s Data & Digital Rights team. Before joining Luminate, Swee Leng was Head of Policy and Public Affairs at The Legal Education Foundation. During her time there, she led a portfolio of policy grants focusing on the technical legal capacity of civil society to engage with the legislative process relating to the UK’s exit from the EU. Swee Leng was also responsible for developing the Foundation’s activity on data processing by government, public law, and rule of law principles, and is a member of Privacy and Consumer Advisory Group for the UK Government.

Prior to this she worked at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law where she led the secretariat for the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Rule of Law. She began her career as an environment and planning lawyer.