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Legal Response to russia's war in Ukraine

On December 9, 2022 representatives of NGO Tribunal together with members of Working Group took place in the conference "Legal Response to russia's war in Ukraine", London, UK.

The conference brought together senior representatives of the British and Ukrainian governments, as well as leading human rights and private law experts, for a series of panel discussions. It was opened by the UK Attorney General and the Ambassador of Ukraine.

I know this is a fight shared by those here today, and many, many others around the UK and across the international community. Lawyers are always ready to fight – and there is no fight more serious than this one.” - UK Attorney General Rt Hon Victoria Prentis MP.

Speakers on the conference:

  • Vadym Prystaiko, Ambassador of Ukraine to the UK HE

  • Dominic Raab MP, Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice

  • Victoria Prentis MP, UK Attorney General

  • Iryna Mudra, Deputy Minister of Justice of Ukraine

  • Oksana Zolotaryova, Director of the Directorate General of International Law, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

  • Dapo Akande, Professor of Public International Law, Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford, Co-Director, Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law & Armed Conflict

  • Ben Juratowitch, KC, Essex Court Chambers

  • Timothy Otty, KC, Blackstone Chambers

  • Mariia Mezentseva, Member of Parliament of Ukraine, Chair of the Ukrainian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

  • Myroslava Krasnoborova, Liaison Prosecutor for Ukraine at Eurojust

  • John Whittingdale MP, Head of the United Kingdom’s Delegation to the OSCE Parliamentary Assembly, Special Rapporteur on War Crimes in Ukraine

  • Fergal Gaynor, Associate Tenant, Doughty Street Chambers

  • Aarif Abraham, barrister, Garden Court North Chambers

  • Dmytro Fedoruk, Redcliffe Partners

  • Philippa Webb, Professor of Public International Law at King’s College London and a barrister at Twenty Essex chambers

  • Ben Brandon, partner, Mishcon de Reya

  • Michelle Bradfield, Jones Day

  • Maria Kostytska, Winston & Strawn LLP

  • Tetyana Nesterchuk, Fountain Court Chambers

  • Jonathan Gimblett, partner, Covington & Burling LLP

  • Richard Healey, partner, Gateley

  • Richard Hermer, KC, Matrix Chambers

  • Kira Rudik, Member of Ukrainian Parliament, Leader of Political party Golos, Vice President of ALDE


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