Gary Summers

garysummers2Gary has been a lawyer for 33 years. His International practice spans international criminal and human rights law.

International Criminal Law

Gary specialises in international criminal law. He has recently completed a long assignment from May 2012 to December 2014 as lead investigation counsel for the defence team representing the President of Kenya, Uhuru Kenyatta, in the case of The Prosecutor v. Uhuru Kenyatta at the International Criminal Court.

Gary led the investigation team on Kenyatta from May 2012 to December 2014, based in Kenya identifying and interviewing witnesses; conducting in-country investigations with expert witnesses, including military/police experts; and conducting investigations into cell site evidence, (including the correlation of evidence and other available material with movement analysis and call pattern analysis in order to attribute mobile phones); forensic analysis of mobile phone content; satellite imagery; linguistic analysis of witness statements and psychological witness profiling and analysis; audio tape analysis and voice identification.

Gary thrives under pressure in sensitive field investigations in hostile conditions.

Gary is familiar with case management systems such as Casemap (software used for the handling of substantial quantities of evidence and other data).


Human Rights Law

Gary is establishing a practice in international human rights law.  He is presently retained on behalf of community leaders in connection with the abduction of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted in Borno State Northern Nigeria in April 2014.

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