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Introduction

Toby Cadman is an established international criminal law specialist in the areas of war crimes, terrorism, extradition, prison law, mutual assistance and human rights law. Toby lectures extensively on international humanitarian law, criminal procedure and human rights law and has provided extensive advice and training to judges, prosecutors and defence lawyers throughout the Balkans and Southeast Asia.

Memberships

Middle Temple
The Criminal Bar Association
International Bar Association War Crimes Committee
Extradition Lawyers’ Association

Human Rights Lawyers Association

Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales

Constitutional and Administrative Bar Law Association

The Association of Prison Lawyers

International Bar Association Young Lawyers Committee

Appointments

Senior Crown Prosecutor, CPS Special Crime Division October 2009 – April 2010

Publications

State Responsibility for the Crime of Enforced Disappearance, War Crimes Reporter Journal (2009) 9 OKO WCR.
Prosecutorial Discretion and the Right to an Effective Remedy, War Crimes Reporter Journal (2009) 11 OKO WCR
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Commentary of the Constitutional Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina 1996-2009 (Editor of English edition).
Digest of the Decisions of the Human Rights Chamber 1996 – 2002 (co-editor of English edition).

Nullem crimen sine lege, nulla poena sine lege in the prosecution of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide.
The extra-territorial application of the ECHR in the fight against terrorism.

Drafted legislative amendments to the Bosnia and Herzegovina State Criminal Code, Criminal Procedure Code, Law on the Protection of Vulnerable Witnesses and Witnesses Under Threat, Law on Transfer of Cases from the ICTY and the Bosnia and Herzegovina Law on DNA in Criminal Proceedings.

Member of the drafting team for the National Strategy for War Crimes Recovery: Bosnia and Herzegovina 1992-1995 adopted on 17 December 2008 by the Bosnia and Herzegovina Council of Ministers.

Associated Work

2nd Biennial War Crimes Conference 2011: “A wolf in sheep’s clothing” - London (March 2011)
Principles of fair trial, rights of the defence, freedom of expression and the role of journalists; Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association (January 2011)
Human Rights: Perspective Bangladesh – “Ensuring Fair Trials in Accordance with International Best Practice Standards; Bangladesh Supreme Court Bar Association (October 2010)
Member of the UK's International Moot Court team in The Hague (October 2009)

Principles of fair trial, rights of the defence, freedom of expression and the role of journalists - Montenegro (July 2009)

Defending War Crimes Cases and Defence Case Strategies before the Bosnian War Crimes Chamber. Bosnia and Herzegovina (June 2009)
Extradition and the Framework Decision on the European Arrest Warrant - Croatia (May 2009)
Constitutional Law: Bringing a Case to the European Court of Human Rights - Montenegro (April 2009)

Legal Consultant for the EU Police Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina to draft State Law on DNA in Criminal Proceedings, 2009
Legal Consultant for the EU Police Mission to Bosnia and Herzegovina to advice on organized crime and terrorism, 2008
International Conference: Bosnia and Herzegovina representative at the Conference on International Criminal Justice in Turin on the International Criminal Court (May 2007)
International Conference: Bosnia and Herzegovina representative at the EuroJust Regional War Crimes Network meeting in The Hague (March 2008)
Legal Consultant for the establishment of the Bosnian War Crimes Chamber, 2002-2003
Council of Europe lecturer on criminal justice, rule of law, human rights, criminal procedure and war crimes for the Balkans during 2003-2008 (Bosnia, Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Macedonia)
Authorised trainer for defence counsel licensed to appear before the Trial and Appellate Divisions of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on international humanitarian law and human rights law

Languages

French (intermediate)
Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian (intermediate)

 

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