9BR Chambers prepares a mission to Rome to meet officials, consultants and researchers to discuss recent developments and practice in cultural heritage law. Gillian Higgins and John Traversi will be accompanied by Dr Jessica Lepehne (conflict researcher) and Steven Martin (leading investigator) on 21st and 22nd November 2022.
On 30 September 2022, the panel of judges for the International People’s Tribunal on Iran’s Atrocities (the Aban Tribunal) returned its judgment finding that in November 2019, during nationwide protests against policies of the Iranian government, government security forces committed crimes against humanity throughout the country directed at its own population. Those crimes included murder,… Read more »
Elise Groulx, door tenant at 9BR Chambers, will be addressing mediation methods in the energy and natural resource sectors at the IMI’s International Peace Day Conference on 21st September 2022. For more information, click here.
A team from 9BR Chambers, led by Steven Kay QC with Sarah Bafadhel from 9BR Chambers and Ruby Sandhu, were honoured to be invited to a historic event held in the Republic of South Sudan to celebrate the “Graduation of the First Batch of the Necessary Forces of the Republic of South Sudan”. The ceremony, held… Read more »
International Cultural Heritage Law by Janet Blake Book Review by Gillian Higgins Whether it’s the return of the Benin Bronzes by the Horniman Museum, the trial of a British tourist collecting ‘stones’, the negotiation of a “Parthenon Partnership” or the conclusion of long-running discussions with Cambodia over stolen antiquities sold on the international market by a private dealer, the… Read more »