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 »
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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 »
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.
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s event “The European Court of Human Rights: Master of the Law but not of the Facts?”, which was sponsored by 9 Bedford Row and chaired by Steven Kay QC took place on 06 November 2014. Click here to read the full speech of Judge Dean Spielmann, President of… Read more »
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 »
On 30 October 2014 the ICC President, Judge Sang-Hyun Song, addressed the UN General Assembly delivering the ICC’s annual report to the General Assembly. In his speech to the General Assembly Judge Sang-Hyun Song referred to the 10 year existence of the Relationship Agreement between the ICC and the UN and expressed the gratitude of… Read more »