Advice, Representation and Cases

Justice & Human Rights for Africa

Associated with: International Criminal Law Bureau and 9 Bedford Row International


Somaliland Justice System Takes Another Leap Forward

On 28 November 2016, in a ceremony at the Hargeisa Appeal Court, a new bespoke digital case management system was handed over to the Somaliland Regist...

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ARC is an initiative whose mission is to secure justice and strengthen the rule of law in Africa

ARC provides legal representation and advice on the preparation of cases before the African Court of Human and Peoples' Rights. ARC also provides legal services for individuals, NGOs and States in matters before the African Commission.

ARC is dedicated to the provision of legal services in Africa, including the collection of data and evidence, the conduct of legal research, provision of advice and court representation for individuals, NGOs and States.

ARC's legal services can be obtained through the office of Gillian Higgins at 9 Bedford Row International.


Press Release: IBA panel discusses evidence in int...

The International Bar Association has issued the following Press Release: The developments and challenges in giving evidence at international criminal trials are topics to be debated in The Hague on 2...

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Photos From Nuremberg Forum 2016

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Members of 9 Bedford Row International Ranked in C...

Chambers UK: The Bar 2017 has recently been published and the guide is now available at; Four Barristers from the 9 Bedford Row International team h...

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Call for papers: Quality Control in Preliminary Examination

Quality Control in Preliminary Examination: Reviewing Impact, Policies and Practices. Conference in the Peace Palace, The Hague, 13-14 June 2017 Call ...

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IBA Event: The World in Crisis, The Hague, 04 Feb 2017

Dear colleagues, It is our pleasure to bring you preliminary details for the IBA War Crimes conference entitled The World in Crisis taking place at th...

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Intersol Global Trains Barristers in Specialist Investigative Interviewing Techn...

Earlier this month, Intersol Global trained four barristers at 9 Bedford Row in specialist investigative interviewing skills. Gillian Higgins, Gary Su...

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Bar Council Launches “Wellbeing at the Bar” Portal

Earlier this month, the Bar Council launched a “Wellbeing at the Bar” website which aims to tackle the stigma associated with mental healt...

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Sarah Bafadhel and Joe Holmes to deliver ADC-ICTY training

On 12 November, the Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY) will hos...

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Gillian Higgins Qualifies as an Accredited Mediator

By Alexander Kay Earlier this month, Gillian Higgins of 9 Bedford Row qualified as a civil and commercial mediator to international standard with the ...

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