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The ICC and International Justice (Hybrid)

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Ashworth Centre, Lincoln's Inn

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


5.45pm: Registration

6.00 pm until 7.30pm

Materials and Preparation: No preparation required

Learning Outcomes:

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.