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McCue Jury & Partners
84 Brook Street

Work Department

Public and International affairs, public interest, human rights and counter terrorism; specialist state consultancy (incl: transitional justice; conflict/dispute resolution; peace processes; truth and reconciliation; mediation; aid, development and state building; humanitarian); litigation; political prisoners and UK prisoners abroad; defamation and reputation management; asset recovery.


Jason McCue has had a career in international affairs (including conflict resolution, humanitarian, justice, development and state building matters), private diplomacy, and as an international lawyer (U.K. Law Society’s lawyer of the year 2010 for his work on human rights in Africa and UK)) focused on human rights, counter-terrorism/rogue regimes, victim global class action litigation, asset recovery, conflict resolution, and transitional justice.

Jason’s specialisation – in practice and academically – is lawfare (the use of law to gain strategic advantages). He has acted/advised on lawfare matters for numerous heads of state, governments, opposition groups, international bodies (UN and AU), NGOs, civil society (campaigns), and victims’ groups. He is responsible for orchestrating and managing some of the largest (class action) and prominent ‘victim’ led justice and human rights actions around the world (including cases against IRA, RIRA, Aqsa Martyrs, Hamas, IS, Ghaddafi, Iran, Lukashenko, and recently representing the victims of Rohingya genocide against Facebook).

He is a founding partner of Ebro Global ( – a not for profit organisation providing consultancy to governments and INGOs) and Rigel ( – providing litigation support, intelligence, and consultancy) and is Senior Partner of McCue Jury & Partners LLP ( – an internationally renowned law firm). Jason is a founding partner of Greenlit SA ( – a funding platform for global ESG related litigation).

Among other roles, he has acted as Presidential Envoy for Somaliland; as facilitator to the joint UN/AU Darfur Peace Process; as adviser on transitional justice to the Transitional Government of Libya; and as head of the Libya-UK Victims Reconciliation Group (supported by the U.K.’s FCDO).

He was the architect of and is head of Ukraine’s Civil Society Lawfare Programme (backed and supported by the Government of Ukraine) and its campaign

He has been a board member/advisor to many charities/NGOs including Oxfam, the Great Initiative, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation, Crisis Action, and Global Justice.


Trained Mishcon de Reya 1991-93; qualified UK in 1993; qualified/admission on the Roll of Solicitors for Ireland 1999; Senior Partner H2O Law LLP 1994 to 2011; Senior Partner at McCue Jury & Partners, 2011 to present. Humanitarian work: active humanitarian campaigner and advisor to numerous NGOs around the world. Positions held: Trustee and Co-founder of the Gender Rights and Equality Action Trust (GREAT), that is committed to furthering gender equality and human rights for women; consultant to Beyond Borders; former head of Crisis Actions’ advisory committee; former goodwill ambassador for Femmes Africa Solidarité (FAS).


Stockton Heath County High School; London University, Queen Mary’s College (1990 LLB (Hons)); The College of Law SFE, London (1991); Chester University (2011 LLD (Hon. C.)).

Lawyer Rankings

London > Public sector > Civil liberties and human rights

(Hall of Fame)

Jason McCueMcCue Jury & Partners

McCue Jury & Partners has a well established reputation for its commitment to human rights, victim-led group actions and public interest litigation, and in recent highlights has provided human rights advice to the Ukrainian government since it was illegally invaded in February 2023. Jason McCue and Matthew Jury jointly head the practice; the former regularly represents heads of state, governments, NGOs and international organisations on an array of human rights issues, while the latter brings an abundance of experience acting for victims of terrorism in civil prosecutions both in the UK and the US to the team.