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Mental Health in the Legal Profession

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Research suggests that 1 in 6 employees at any one time will experience mental health issues in the UK. These account for 30-40% of absences from work and as much as 50% of all long-term sick leave cases. Legal professionals fall within a high-risk group of individuals who are likely to experience the symptoms of… Read more »

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Creating the Future Leaders of Tomorrow with BritBangla

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            PRESS RELEASE – 15 November 2017 A unique leadership Initiative, BritBangla’s Legal Career Event is to take place on 16 November 2017, in collaboration with the University of Westminster, London, and featuring a line up of inspirational speakers including, Barrister Steven Kay QC International & UK criminal lawyer, Head… Read more »

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9 Bedford Row Ranked in the Legal 500

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The Chambers of 9 Bedford Row was recently ranked in the Legal 500, described as a “formidable set containing exceptionally talented barristers with great experience in criminal law and military matters. There is also a sense of teamwork in that there is always someone of relevant experience to seamlessly step into the breach, if needed.”… Read more »

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Agnes Callamard Part of Panel at IBA 2017 Annual Conference

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Agnes Callamard The UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Killings spoke at the IBA 2017 Annual Conference in Sydney at a Question time style session moderated by Steven Kay QC of 9 Bedford Row called Extrajudicial killing and state policy: case studies. The other speakers were Leonard Blazeby of ICRC and Alison Cole… Read more »

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Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice

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Colleen Rohan, member of 9 Bedford Row International and founding member of the International Criminal Law Bureau has just edited and produced a new book: Defense Perspectives on International Criminal Justice, published by Cambridge University Press. The book is co-edited by Gentian Zyberi, a professor of law at the University of Oslo. It includes chapters… Read more »

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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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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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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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Mediation of Conflict

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As an accredited civil and commercial mediator to international standard, Gillian Higgins, a barrister from 9 Bedford Row, has recently launched Mediation of Conflict, a website setting out her area of expertise in this field. The site can be viewed here. Alongside the mediation of civil and commercial disputes, with her 17 years experience of… Read more »

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Colleen Rohan and Jens Dieckmann from 9 Bedford Row International to Moderate Panels at the ADC-ICTY Annual Conference 2016

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​The ADC-ICTY Annual Conference and training will take place on 3 and 4 December 2016 at the Marriott hotel in The Hague. The title of the conference is: ‘Quo Vadis, International Criminal Law? Current Challenges of Implementing International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Law’ ​The topics of the panels are: ​Positive Complementarity – National Jurisdictions… Read more »

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Members of 9 Bedford Row International Ranked in Chambers UK: The Bar 2017

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Chambers UK: The Bar 2017 has recently been published and the guide is now available at; http://www.chambersandpartners.com/guide/uk-bar/14. Four Barristers from the 9 Bedford Row International team have been ranked in Chambers UK Bar 2017, namely Steven Kay QC, Gillian Higgins and Sarah Bafadhel. Chambers UK is compiled following in-depth interviews conducted by an extensive research group to… Read more »