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Professor Geoffrey Gilbert

Full Title: Professor Geoffrey Gilbert
Category: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 9.2.2010
Call Date: 24.7.1980

Geoffrey directs the University of Essex LLM in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law.  He is a member of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges and contributes to their round tables and research.  He offers training in advocacy to judges and lawyers in “transition countries” such as Bosnia, Serbia and Kosovo as they adopt the EU Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.  He has also trained Serbian judges in ways of combating torture, and worked in an International Bar Association team with the Serbian Ministry of Justice to help devise laws to establish the war crimes court.