Eliza Lockhart is an Intern at the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI. Her research explores how law, regulation, technology, and evidence-based policy can promote democratic resilience and protect the rule of law against foreign interference.

Eliza is a qualified solicitor and previously worked in the Risk and Compliance team of Allens Linklaters in Australia. She has experience advising on anti-bribery and corruption, business and human rights obligations, disruptive technologies, and intellectual property law.

Prior to joining RUSI, Eliza was Associate to Justice Kenny of the Federal Court of Australia. Justice Kenny is also Chairperson of the Australian Electoral Commission and, during the 2022 Australian federal election, Eliza assisted with electoral integrity matters.

Eliza holds First Class Honours in the Master of Law from the University of Cambridge and is currently pursuing an MPhil in Public Policy, also at the University of Cambridge. Both degrees have been generously funded by scholarships from the Cambridge Trust.

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