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The Defence in International Criminal Courts – ICWC Conference at Marburg University


Steven Kay QC, Gillian Higgins and Jens Dieckmann of 9 Bedford Row are to speak on 3 – 5 December 2014 at the Conference “The Defence in International Criminal Courts” to be held at the International Research and Documentation Centre for War Crimes Trials (ICWC) at the University of Marburg, Germany – see http://www.icwc-conference.de/programme.html The conference will review… Read more »

ICDL Germany Annual Conference 2015


The International Criminal Defence Lawyers – Germany e.V. (ICDL) in cooperation with the “Vereinigung Berliner Strafverteidiger e.V. (Association of Berlin Defence lawyers) will hold its annual meeting  in January 2015. The conference will focus on “Defence Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunals” and will address a number of pertinent issues in the form of five… Read more »


ICLB Member Update – Colleen Rohan re-elected ADC-ICTY President


It is our pleasure to announce that Colleen Rohan has been re-elected as the President of the Association of Defence Counsel practising before the ICTY. Jens Dieckmann; Slobodan Zecevic, Chris Gosnell, and Dragan Ivetic were elected as Vice-Presidents. Colleen is an ICLB founder member and a member of 9 Bedford Row Chambers.


ICC: UK’s first ICC Judge attacking the proposed restructuring of the International Criminal Court


Sir Adrian Fulford, Britain’s first judge at the ICC, has expressed his concerns in a public lecture held at Chatham House concerning the ongoing restructuring project at the ICC. The planned restructuring exercise of the ICC’s Registrar, known as ReVision project, might leave defendants and victims “insufficiently represented while very considerable power remained with the… Read more »