Geoffrey Robertson QC
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Mr Robertson has argued leading cases in the Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the High Court and the European Court of Human Rights in the following areas: constitutional and administrative law; criminal law; media law; international law. He has appeared in the High Court of Australia, in Courts of Appeal in Malaysia, Singapore, Trinidad, Mauritius, Antigua and the ICTY.
Middle Temple; QC 1988; Recorder 1994-2011; founder of Doughty Street Chambers; President and Appeal judge, the UN Special Court of Sierra Leone, 2002-07; 'Distinguished Jurist' member - UN Internal Justice Council. Publications of note: 'Crimes against Humanity: The Struggle for Global Justice' 3rd edition (Penguin New Press); Robertson & Nicol on Media Law (5th ed, Penguin, 2008); Freedom, The Individual and The Law; People Against The Press; Geoffrey Robertson's Hypotheticals 'Does Dracula Have AIDS'; Mr Robertson's memoir, The Justice Game', has sold over 100,000; 'The Tyrannicide Brief'; 'The Case of The Pope' - Vatican accountability for Human Rights Abuse ((Penguin Special, 2010); The Levellers - The Putney Debates' - examines the English origins of democratic governance. Mr Robertson has made many television and radio programmes and his play 'The Trials of Oz' received a BAFTA 'Best Single Drama' nomination.
Sydney University (BA LLB (Hons)); Oxford BCL (Bachelor of Civil Law); Rhodes Scholar; Honorary Doctorates: Sydney; Bucharest, Brunel University.
Geoffrey Robertson QC is married to the author Kathy Lette, they live in London with their two teenage children.