In addition to litigation and legal advice, team members regularly conduct advocacy and human rights training for judges, prosecutors and defence counsel as well as government officials, NGOs, police and military personnel around the globe.
We have trained the British and US military, NATO, the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office and judges and lawyers in countries such as Afghanistan, Bahrain, Cameroon, The Gambia, Libya, Nigeria, Oman, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Tunisia and Uganda.
Members of the team have trained lawyers overseas on matters of counter-terrorism and piracy. Barristers of the international law team provided human rights training programmes for Sudanese government officials and members of the Bahrain Commission on Human Rights. Team members coordinated a jury trial training project in Russia and led years of training in child rights in Nigeria including the National Human Rights Commission.
Doughty Street International team members provided training in international criminal law to lawyers in Sierra Leone in preparation for the establishment of the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Members of the team coordinated and taught training courses for criminal defence lawyers wishing to appear before the ICC and the ICTY
Team members teach international law and have published leading practitioner guides in this area. Many also regularly appear on television and other media as experts on issues relating to international law.