Steven Kay QC, Gillian Higgins and Sarah Bafadhel have been listed in Chambers and Partners 2016 as leading individuals in the field of International Criminal Law.
The Chambers UK Bar Commentary describes Steven Kay QC as having a “wealth of experience in participating in ICC proceedings”. He is noted for having a “high-profile client base that includes significant political figures.” He has been rated as a “phenomenal barrister who has clients all over the world.” Steven is also adept at “advising on universal jurisdiction and offers particular skill in defending charges of war crimes.” His entry can be accessed here: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/uk-bar/person/232212/steven-kay
Gillian Higgins is included in Chambers and Partners as a “leading lawyer in international criminal law” whose courtroom advocacy is “recognised as being of the highest class.” She is experienced in “defending individuals in international criminal trials” and has “substantial experience in relation to matters connected with the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Please click here for further details: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/uk-bar/person/225308/gillian-higgins
Sarah Bafadhel is a barrister who specializes in international criminal law, public international law and human rights law. She has assisted in proceedings before international and hybrid courts, including the International Criminal Court, Special Tribunal for Lebanon, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the International Crimes Tribunal in Bangladesh. Her notable cases include Prosecutor v. Saif Al-Islam Gaddafi and Prosecutor v. Ayyash et al. She is listed in the Chambers UK Bar Commentary as an “up-and-coming lawyer noted for her involvement in ICC proceedings, who recently defended one of the individuals who has been charged before the Lebanon tribunal with killing the country’s former prime minister.” Sarah also speaks Arabic. Please click here for further details: http://www.chambersandpartners.com/uk-bar/person/1567494/sara-bafadhel