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Iain Edwards

Tel:
Work 020 7452 8900
Email:
Web:
www.1mcb.com
1MCB (1MCB)

Work Department

Crime

Position

Iain has a long-standing academic and professional interest in international criminal and international human rights law. Iain is currently assigned as counsel before the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague for the defence of the former head of the Serbian state security service, on trial for crimes against humanity and war crimes. From 2012 he represented the rights and interests of a senior Hezbollah commander before the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Between 2009 and 2012, he was a legal adviser in three defence teams representing clients charged with genocide and crimes against humanity before the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Arusha, Tanzania. He is included on the lists of eligible defence counsel before the International Criminal Court (both defence and victims), the UN Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals, and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon.

Career

Called to the Bar 2000

Languages

French

Member

Education

  • LL.M. Public International Law (specialising in international criminal law, UN law, and international human rights law), University College London (1999)
  • LL.B. (Hons.) Law with French Law and Language, University of East Anglia (1996)
  • DEUF (Diploma in French Law), Université Jean Moulin, Lyon III, France (1995)


London Bar

International crime and extradition

Within: Leading Juniors

Iain Edwards - 1MCBA star in the field of international crime.

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