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Gillian Higgins Launches Mediation of Conflict Website

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This month, Gillian Higgins, Head of the International Practice Group at The Chambers of 9 Bedford Row launches the new website Mediation of Conflict. The site provides details of mediation services offered through 9 Bedford Row in the areas of civil and commercial, workplace and pre/post conflict situations. Click here for more detail. Website: www.mediationofconflict.com… Read more »

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Opening statement in Stanišić and Simatović retrial

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Today the Prosecution will open the first full retrial in the history of international criminal law. In 2013, Jovića Stanišić and Franko Simatović were acquitted on all counts in the indictment in their trial before the International Criminal Tribunal for Yugoslavia. In 2015, the Appeals Chamber reversed their acquittals having found errors of law which,… Read more »

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Middle Eastern States Cut Diplomatic Ties with Qatar

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                Written by Lennart Poulsen Recent political wrangling among Middle Eastern states has reached a full-blown diplomatic crisis with several states, including Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE severing ties with Qatar. According to a recent CNN report, Qatari nationals are now officially on notice to leave… Read more »

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Become a Member of the IBA Today

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By joining the International Bar Association you become part of the leading global network of lawyers. Partners from virtually every major law firm in every major city worldwide are members. They join the IBA for its combination of education, information, and networking. Encourage your staff to become part of an international network of 80,000 lawyers… Read more »

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Launches Dispute Resolution Service

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Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce welcomed representatives from organisations including the legal sector to the launch of the new Business Dispute Resolution Service, in partnership with the London School of Mediation. The service has been introduced in the wake of Government measures encouraging businesses to resolve disputes before they go to court – which include… Read more »

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UN Human Rights Office launches global guidelines for investigating unlawful killings – The Revised Minnesota Protocol

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Steven Kay QC of 9 Bedford Row is chairing a session at the IBA Annual Conference in Sydney, Australia titled “Extrajudicial Killings” on Monday 9 October 2017 for the IBA War Crimes Committee. This session will include expert evidence from the UN special Rapporteur, ICRC and International Prosecution counsel Alison Cole (ex-ICTY, ICTR and UN… Read more »

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Photos from the London Legal Walk 2017

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Here are photos of the 9 Bedford Row members that took part in yesterday’s London Legal Walk 2017. Participants had to walk from the Inner Temple and along the River Thames. The purpose of the event was to raise funds for free legal services in London and the South East of England. Overall more than… Read more »

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ICC Called on to Investigate Anti-Gay Crackdown in Chechnya

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Steve Williams, of the social networking website care2.com, has written a piece on the reportedly inhumane treatment received by LGBT citizens in the Chechen Republic. He writes of how three French civil rights groups have filed an official complaint to the International Criminal Court in The Hague, calling on it to investigate reports of what… Read more »

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Intersol Global Presents on “Advocacy – Preparing you to Win”

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On 17th May, the Chambers of 9 Bedford Row hosted Intersol Global’s innovative presentation on “Advocacy – Preparing you to Win”. Gillian Higgins, Head of the International Practice Group at 9 Bedford Row welcomed Ian Hynes, CEO of Intersol Global to present on the concept of Extraordinary Case Management and the importance of effectively recording… Read more »

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9 Bedford Row in London Legal Walk 2017

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9 Bedford Row have entered a team to take part in the London Legal Walk on Monday 22nd May 2017 to raise funds for free legal services in London and the South East of England. The walk is a beautiful and scenic 10 kilometres along the River Thames and will start at 5.30pm from the… Read more »

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BIICL Announces Brexit-related Events for Next Month

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The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has announced it has organized a series of events that will take place throughout May 2017 which aim to debate and explore the consequences of the UK leaving the European Union. Particular focus is to be given to the issues of trade, business and law, and… Read more »

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Complaint of ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ filed at the ICC Against President Duterte

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A complaint has been submitted before the International Criminal Court against the President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte (pictured), accusing him and 11 other national officials of crimes against humanity and mass murder. Lawyer Jude Sabio filed the complaint that states that President Deterte “repeatedly, unchangingly and continuously” committed extra-judicial executions or mass murders over… Read more »