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Chambers of Steven Kay QC

LONDON, WC1R 4AZ, ENGLAND
Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
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Fax 020 7489 2828
DX:
453 LONDON CHANCERY LANE
Email:
Web:
www.9bedfordrow.co.uk

Gillian Higgins

Tel:
Work 020 7489 2727
Email:
9 Bedford Row (Chambers of Steven Kay QC)

Position

Gillian Higgins has spent her entire career at the Bar practicing as an international criminal lawyer. She has developed an international practice that has involved cases of genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes, and the trial of a former head of state, at the International Criminal Court and the UN ad-hoc International Tribunals. She is regarded as one of the leading lawyers in her field of expertise and her courtroom advocacy is recognized as being of the highest class. Gillian undertakes international cases, advisory work, consultancy and training services for governments, international organisations and private clients. Her practice enables her to lecture authoritatively on fair trial rights and provide consultancy services to law schools, NGOs and other institutions, including the Kurdish Human Rights Project, the State Court of BiH in Sarajevo and the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia. In 2011, Gillian founded the ARC Project in relation to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. State parties, African intergovernmental organisations, NGOs with observer status before the African Commission, and most importantly, individuals who have suffered violations of their rights under the African Charter, can now instruct ARC to take cases on their behalf. ARC also aims to provide practical training to lawyers to enable them to take cases before the ACHPR.

Career

Called 1997.


London Bar

International crime and extradition

Within: International crime and extradition - Leading juniors

Gillian Higgins - 9 Bedford RowShe has a track record in heavyweight cases before international tribunals.

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