Simon Hughes is a 2022 graduate of the LL.M. in National and Global Health Law program.

Coming from a human rights background, Hughes is interested in institutional liability and accountability, which he feels naturally leads into healthcare standards, access and inequality. Additionally, he has a strong interest in the intersection of healthcare and antitrust, particularly in anti-competitive practices infiltrating the food and drug market.

Prior to Georgetown, Hughes interned at the United Nations as a representative of the Permanent Mission of the Holy See for four months. In his role, he worked in, reported on, and attended a wide variety of significant meetings, all while seeing the processes of international health governance. He also worked remotely with John McGovern Corporate Defense in Glasgow, Scotland, in the preparation of cases.

Hughes received an LL.B. in Scots Law from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. His honors year classes included Global Health Law, Human Rights Law, Regulating Work in a Global Economy and Competition Law. He also received a certificate in U.S. Healthcare Law from the University of Pennsylvania.

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