David Hammond Esq

Called 2006 (Middle Temple)

Introduction

DEH Head ShotDavid Hammond دايفيد هامونdavid.hammond@9bedfordrow.co.uk

HUMAN RIGHTS AT SEA INITIATIVE
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LIBYA Biography NCCLHR – David Hammond – Barrister and International Lawyer – Arabic Version

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David has notable international practice covering public international, commercial, criminal and maritime law. After only seven months in practice, David was nominated as the first English barrister to be one of five finalists for the Lloyds List Global Awards 2013 for ‘Maritime Lawyer of the Year” for his use of force and human rights work. Human Rights and Civil Liberties covering criminal, civil and commercial areas, are key areas of David’s practice.

يتمتع دايفيد بخبرة دولية مشهورة تغطي القانون الدولي والتجاري والجنائي والبحري. وبعد سبعة أشهر فقط من الممارسة، عُيّن دايفيد، المحامي الإنكليزي الأول في المحاكم العليا، كأحد المرشّحين النهائيين الخمسة لجائزة لويدز Lloyds List Global Awards للعام 2013 لـ”محامي القانون البحري للعام” في مجال استخدام القوة وحقوق الإنسان. فحقوق الإنسان والحريات المدنية في المجالات الجنائية، والمدنية والتجارية هي مجالات أساسية لعمل دايفيد.

Instructions. David regularly takes instructions from a broad range of international government and private clients covering public and private international law, human rights, regulatory and maritime matters.  He has acted for Governments in the Middle East for maritime boundary matters and for North African private clients and NGOs. He has drafted international bi-lateral agreements, memorandum of understanding, protocols and draft treaties at the highest levels of government. He is also well known in the UK and international Private Maritime Security Industry and has been instructed as independent counsel for international maritime associations and flag States. 

David is qualified to accept direct Public Access instructions both from UK and international clients. He is also trained and experienced in strategic legal planning and project management for working in difficult environments around the world for matters involving sensitive and highly confidential client matters. David is a member of the International and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) committees for the Bar Council of England and Wales and is an international mediation trainer and speaker.

التعليمات. يتلقى دايفيد التعليمات بانتظام من مجموعة واسعة من الموكّلين الدوليين الحكوميين والتابعين للقطاع الخاص، في مجالات تغطي القانون الدولي العام والخاص، وحقوق الإنسان، والشؤون التنظيمية والبحرية. وقد عمل لدى حكومات في الشرق الأوسط لشؤون الحدود البحرية ولموكّلين من القطاع الخاص في شمال أفريقيا ومنظمات غير حكومية. قام بصياغة اتفاقات ثنائية دولية، ومذكرة تفاهم، وبروتوكولات، ومسوّدات معاهدات في أعلى المستويات الحكومية. كما هو معروف في بريطانيا وفي صناعة الأمن البحري الخاصة وكُلّف كمستشار مستقل لجمعيات بحرية دولية ودوَل عَلَم.

دايفيد مؤهَّل لتلقّي تعليمات فردية على مستوى خاص تأتي من موكّلين بريطانيين أو عالميين. كما يتمتع بخبرة وتدريب في مجال التخطيط القانوني الاستراتيجي وإدارة المشاريع للعمل في بيئات صعبة عبر العالم لشؤون تخصّ الموكّلين وتعتبَر حسّاسة وسرّية جدًّا. دايفيد هو عضو في لجان فضّ النزاعات بالطرق البديلة لدى مجلس نقابة المحامين في إنكلترا ووايلز وهو مدرِّب ومحاضر في الوساطة الدولية.

 

100 Series TM Logo 2014 COMPRESSEDMaritime Use of Force & Human Rights. David is a maritime industry leading expert for use of force, having authored the industry developed (ISO PAS 28007-2) and United Nations (UN) International Maritime Organisation (IMO) recognised international model set of maritime Rules for the Use of Force, widely known and referred to as the “100 Series Rules”.

 

Basic CMYKDavid is a leading voice and the founder for the on-going international development and codification of the ‘Human Rights at Sea (HRAS) international maritime initiative.David speaks on TVNZ One News breakfast show to answer questions over the recently posted YouTube footage depicting the murder of seafarers in international waters. Source: TVNZ One News

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http://tvnz.co.nz/breakfast-news/apparent-shooting-sea-part-wider-issue-video-6060663

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Voice of America, SE Asia PODCAST on topic of murder of seafarers in international waters.

 

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استخدام القوة في البحر وحقوق الإنسان. دايفيد هو خبير رائد في الصناعة البحرية في مجال استخدام القوة، إذ وضع قواعد الـ ISO PAS 2800- الخاصة بالقطاع والنموذج الدولي للمنظمة الدولية البحرية للأمم المتحدة للقواعد البحرية لاستخدام القوة، المعروفة بشكل واسع بـ “مجموعة القواعد المئة”. كما هو صوت رائد ومؤلِّف للتنمية الدولية المستمرة وتدوين القانون الخاص بـ “حقوق الإنسان في البحر” ودليل “الحرمان الموقت من الحرية (الاحتجاز) في البحر”.

 

Human Rights. North Africa. Libya. David is instructed by the Libyan National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (NCCLHR) in Tripoli as sole UK Counsel. NCCLHR Official logoHe is assisting in developing national rule of law initiatives, human rights strategic policies, drafting of core NCCLHR documentation, legal training and lecturing. He also provides private client services to Libyan nationals seeking international representation. See “Articles” below.

حقوق الإنسان، وشمال أفريقيا، ليبيا. دايفيد مكلَّف من المجلس الوطني الليبي للحريات المدنية وحقوق الإنسان في طرابلس كمستشار قانوني بريطاني. وهو يساعد في تطوير المبادرات الوطنية لحكم القانون، والسياسات الاستراتيجية لحقوق الإنسان، وصياغة وثائق المجلس الوطني للحريات المدنية وحقوق الإنسان، والتدريب القانوني والمحاضرات. كما يقدّم خدمات خاصة لموكّلين من المواطنين الليبيين الذين يسعون إلى تمثيل دولي.

 

MARSAFENET LOGO SCREEN SHOTDavid is a member of the MARSAFENET programme. Marsafenet aims to bring together experts in international law of the sea in order to increase the knowledge on these topics and to develop a common conceptual and methodological framework with the goal of contributing to fill the legal gaps and of transforming scientific results into feasible solutions for ensuring safety and security at sea. The Action is intended to foster the identification and exploitation of synergies between EU policies on maritime safety and security and to be complementary to the existing European cross-sectorial initiatives in this area, allowing the existing knowledge to be shared and enhanced within a structured comparative framework, with a view to disseminating findings at national and international level and identifying inputs for supporting the decision-making process in the field.

 

Areas of Practice

  • Civil Liberties and Human Rights
  • Public and Private International  Law
  • Commercial regulatory
  • Counter-Piracy and Private Maritime Security Company Advisory
  • Criminal and Commercial Use of Force
  • Fraud (Criminal and Civil)
  • Maritime Crime
  • International Maritime Law, Law of the Sea and Maritime Boundary Advisory
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Humanitarian Law
  • UK and Foreign Government Advisory and in-house reviews
  • International Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

 

Memberships

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI)
  • Chatham House
  • Criminal Bar Association (CBA)
  • Member of the English & Welsh Bar Rule of Law & Alternative Dispute Resolution Committees
  • Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS)
  • Honorary Research Fellow Greenwich Maritime Institute

 

International Work

  • Private Detention at Sea. development with MARSAFNET of guiding principles of private detention by commercial ships in international waters.
  • Libya. Rule of Law and Human Rights advisory instruction to the Libyan National Council for Civil Liberties and Human Rights (NCCLHR) in Tripoli as UK Counsel and NCCLHR lead in London.  David was the author of the NCCLHR “Declaration of Adoption of the UN Guiding Principles for business and human rights” which was adopted on 19 January 2014 in Tripoli. This was a first in North Africa.
  • Maritime NGO. Partner to The Romeo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative for child pirates (here), use of force, protection of human rights of the child and detention / temporary deprivation of liberty at sea working practices.
  • United Nations. UNICRI drafting committee subject matter expert (maritime human rights and use of force) for the Italian Governments’ Ministry for Foreign Affairs’ initiative for international guidance as to the employment of Privately Contracted Armed Security Personnel (PCASP) by Private Maritime Security Companies (PMSCs) on board ships.
  • Maritime Human Rights: Author and founder of the “Human Rights at Sea” (HRAS©Copyright 2014 DEH international maritime Human Rights initiative.
  • Counter-PiracyEU CAP NESTOR. Head legal advisor and national representative for conception, inception and establishment of the European Union Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) counter-piracy Legal Advisory Programme as part of “NESTOR” across five East African States as part of the Council Decision 2012/389/CFSP . Conceived and developed ongoing rule of law programmes in Somalia (2012).
  • International Boundaries. Kuwait/Iraq Khor Abd Allah Protocols (“KAA Protocols”). Conceived and delivered the Khor Abd Allah (KAA) maritime boundary Protocols as between Kuwait and Iraq (2008), promoting mutual respect and customary use of a shared waterway to assist in de-escalating regional post-conflict tensions. Drafted text based on International law convention which remains extant and used on a daily basis.(May 2008-current).
  • Prosecution. Service Prosecuting Authority (SPA) “Service Police and Prosecutors’ Evidential Guide to Fraud” publication (2nd Edition, September 2010). Conceived and drafted the first in-house fraud publication for HM Armed Forces.

 

Articles, Publications & Speeches

 

Education

  • 02/12 – 01/13: Quadrant Chambers, London – Commercial maritime law
  • 08/12: Southampton University Institute of Maritime Law – Short Maritime Law Course
  • 11/11: International arbitration training with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), London. Associate Member of CIArb.
  • 07/10: Cambridge University, Magdalene College. International Humanitarian, Maritime & Public Law training with the British Red Cross.
  • 03/07: Commercial Mediator accreditation, 218 The Strand, London.
  • 01/07 – 02/07: Oxford University International Maritime & Public Law training.
  • 08/06: Called The Honourable Society of Middle Temple.
  • 08/06 – 09/07: Pupillage 23 Essex Street Chambers, London.
  • 09/05 – 07/06: BVC: College of Law, London.
  • 09/04 – 07/05: PgDL (LLB): College of Law, London.

 

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