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Geoffrey Robertson QC has had a distinguished career as a trial counsel, human rights advocate and United Nations judge. He served as first president of the UN war crimes court in Sierra Leone and as a ‘distinguished jurist’ on the UN Justice Council (2008–12).

Join us for an unmissable chance to hear stories from one of the world's leading human rights advocates about many Old Bailey trials, defending the editors of Oz magazine and Gay News, Mike Tyson, the Sex Pistols, the National Theatre over its staging of The Romans in Britain, and the directors of Matrix Churchill in the case that exposed the arms-to-Iraq scandal that helped to bring down John Major’s government to name but a few.

Robertson is founder and co-head of Doughty Street Chambers. He held the office of Recorder (part-time judge) for many years and is a Master of the Middle Temple and a visiting professor in human rights.

Geoffrey Robertson QC will also be discussing his latest book "Rather His Own Man - In Court with Tyrants, Tarts and Troublemakers" (copies of which will be available for purchasing and signing on the night).

The talk will take place at 6pm in the Royal Court, followed by a drinks reception and 3-course dinner at the OGH Hotel. Please be seated in the Royal Court by 5.45pm.

The dress code this year will be business attire.

We look forward to seeing you there!

The GILA Committee

BOOK REVIEWS

An amazing life, with gripping expositions of his milestone cases in human rights.”– Amal Clooney

If Robin Hood, King Arthur, St George, Florence Nightingale and Oscar Wilde were compressed into one witty, brilliant and compassionate lawyer they still wouldn’t come close to approximating that heroic champion of our laws and liberties that is the great Geoffrey Robertson. What a life and how crackingly well told. When a heart-stoppingly unputdownable comedy thriller turns out to be a truthful account of a real life, you know you’re onto a winner.”– Stephen Fry

Before I read Geoffrey’s brilliant book, I thought a barrister was a guy who made expensive coffee. I’m much wiser now.” – Billy Connolly

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