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Brunel law school inspires me event

Brunel Inspires Me

In the first in a series of conversations with our inspirational graduates and their way to success after graduating from Brunel Law School, Professor Arad Reisberg (Head, Brunel Law School) will chat to Stephen Robinson about his magnificent personal journey and from graduating from Brunel in 2017 to being a Private Secretary at the Cabinet Office.

Stephen Robinson Profile
Senior Advisor, Cabinet Office Covid-19 Task Force, Regulations and Parliamentary Strategy
Brunel Law School Graduate 2017

Since February 2021, Stephen has worked in the Cabinet Office Covid-219 Task Force on the team responsible for delivering the Corona Virus Regulation. Following DExEU, Stephen worked as the Private Secretary to the Paymaster General, and Minister of State for Cabinet Office, supporting ministers on the corona virus response and on negotiations on the new trade agreement with the EU. Previously, Stephen worked at Downing Street for Ministers of the Department for exiting the European Union (DExEU). While at DExEU, Stephen worked on key issues such as citizens’ rights, for both EU and UK nationals as well as alterative arrangements to the Withdrawal Agreement Backstop.

He worked closely with the team responsible for negotiations, with the output from stakeholder engagement feeding directly into the talks. After graduating from Brunel in 2017, Stephen spent a year working in Parliament as an intern under Speaker’s Parliamentary Placement Scheme. He has delivered speeches to the Members of the House of Commons and Senior Officials on the Importance of Diversity and Inclusion. While at Brunel, Stephen had particular interest in Intellectual Property and International Human Rights Law; with his final year dissertation focusing on the impact of Brexit on Human Rights. He continues to mentor students at Brunel Law School and has returned to give talks on working in the civil service.

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