Regina Shakirova is currently an attorney for the Kazan Human Rights Center (KHRC) in Kazan, Russia. Prior to joining KHRC in 2007, Regina worked at the Legal Clinic of the Academy of Management TISBI in Kazan, first as a trainee consultant and then as the clinic's manager.
Regina has a strong interest in human rights and has attended a number of trainings and seminars in Poland, Russia and Ukraine. She has published several papers on the role of decisions of the European Court of Human Rights in Russia and on clinical legal education. Regina is a graduate of the Academy of Management TISBI in Tatarstan. As a PILnet International Fellow, Regina developed advocacy strategies to ensure the effective implementation in Russia of decisions of the European Court of Human Rights.