This Qualifying Session is a lecture on the operation and mechanisms of the International Criminal Court and ad hoc tribunals
Speakers: Sarah Bafadhel and Kirsty Sutherland
Themes: Legal Knowledge, Justice and the Rule of Law
6.00 pm until 7.30pm
Materials and Preparation: No preparation required
At the end of this Qualifying Session students will be able to:
· To be able to outline the establishment of the International Criminal Court and types of cases brought before it.
· Discuss contentious issues in prosecuting and defending cases before ICC.
· Have an understanding of the establishment and operation of ad hoc tribunals past and present.
Professional Statement Reference: (Access the full Professional Statement for Barristers here)
1.1 : Uphold the reputation of the Bar and observe their duty to the court in the administration of justice.
2.1 : Act with the utmost integrity and independence at all times, in the interests of justice, representing clients with courage, perseverance and fearlessness.
3.3 : Respond appropriately to those from diverse backgrounds and to the needs and sensitivities created by individual circumstances.