ADC-ICTY Advocacy Training

Date: 16 April 2016

Location: training will take place at the premises of an international court

ADC-ICTY-300x300The Association of Defence Counsel practising before the ICTY (ADC-ICTY) will be holding an Advocacy Training day conducted by Ms. Colleen Rohan. Ms. Colleen Rohan has been practicing criminal defence for over 30 years. She has acted as defence counsel at the ICTY, the EULEX courts in Kosovo and domestically in the USA. She is a founding member of the International Criminal Law Bureau and a member of 9 Bedford Row International.

The topics which will be covered include drafting motions, final briefs and appeals.

Registration is open to all. Places are limited and are allocated on a first come, first served basis. The registration form is available here

For more information, see the flyer or visit the ADC-ICTY website.

ADC-ICTY Advocacy Training Sessions 2015

ADC ICTYThe ADC-ICTY (Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before The International Criminal Tribunal For The Former Yugoslavia) is organising a number of advocacy training sessions in 2015, focusing on a variety of essential topics in the practice of international criminal law. These are one-day events taking place at the ICTY in The Hague, presented by renowned Defence Counsel and ADC-ICTY members. Certificates are awarded and the sessions count towards CLE credits.

  • 25 April 2015:  Colleen Rohan - Drafting Trial Motions, Final Briefs and Appeals
  • 16 May 2015:  Christopher Gosnell - Preparing Oral Arguments
  • 6 June 2015:  Marie O’Leary - Witness Proofing
  • 22 August 2015:  Dragan Ivetić - Expert Witnesses

 For further information, click here.

Event: ADC-ICTY Advocacy Training

ADC-ICTY-300x300The ADC-ICTY is organising an Advocacy Training with Michael G. Karnavas on “Evidence and Objections - direct & cross-examination” on Saturday 28 March 2015 at the ICTY. The training will be held in the press room and will last from 9:30 am until 5:00 pm.

The registration fee for ADC interns, staff and members is 15 Euros, for external participants 25 Euros. To register, please send an email to: [email protected]

Event: ADC-ICTY Annual Training

ADC-ICTY-300x300On Saturday 8 November 2014, the Association of Defence Counsel Practising Before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ADC-ICTY) is organising its annual training for members. Due to the large success of the Legacy Conference last year, this year’s training will also be open to external participants. The training will focus on the important topic of “Ethics” and will feature three panel discussions on ethical issues during pre-trial, trial and appeal. Participants may also obtain a certificate for continuing legal education (CLE) purposes.

The training will take place at the Bel Air Hotel in The Hague and will be an all-day event from 9:00 to 17:00. All participants are invited to the annual party at Hudson’s Bar and Kitchen afterwards.

The training is free of charge. There are limited places available and to register, please send an email to [email protected] with your full name and current place of employment/study.

A detailed programme of the training is available here.