The Amicus Committee is responsible for drafting any requests for Amicus it may receive. These requests can come from defence teams at the IRMCT as well as judges. In certain situations the Amicus Committee may be requested to draft briefs for cases before other international courts and tribunals.
Chad Mair is currently Counsel assigned to represent the rights and interests of the Accused Salim Jamil Ayyash at the STL. Prior to working at the STL, Mair worked on a number of cases at the ICTY, including the Defence teams for Idriz Balaj, Momčilo Perišić and Stojan Župljanin at the ICTY.
Jason Antley currently leads a project improving fair trials and defence lawyer capacity in Iraq and Kurdistan. He has worked on similar projects in Somaliland, Kosovo, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. Jason has worked in international tribunals since 2009, at the ICTY, the STL, and now as a consultant to the Yekatom Defence at the ICC. He is admitted to practice law in the US state of Georgia, and is a case management expert on the Justice Rapid Response roster.
Tanya Pettay has worked on defence teams at the ICTY, ECCC, and ICC for the past ten years, most recently as a Senior Legal Consultant for Mr. Meas Muth as the ECCC.
Mirjana Vukajlović is lawyer from Belgrade who has previously worked on the Standby Defence team for Radovan Karadžić at the ICTY and is currently Counsel for Hassan Ngeze and Legal Consultant for Jovica Stanisic at the IRMCT.
Mr. Zorko graduated law at the University of Belgrade - Faculty of Law in 2001, Belgrade, Serbia. Upon completion of the bar exam, he was admitted to Bar Chamber of Serbia in 2005. As of 2001 until present, Mr. Zorko represents clients in the fields of litigation, civil, commercial and labour law in all instances before domestic courts in Serbia, governmental organs and other organizations. During 2004/2005 he was monitoring criminal trials before County and Municipal Courts in Belgrade, from the preservations of human rights aspect.
From 2005 until present, he is eganged in numerous cases before International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, such as: Milutinovic et al., Prosecutor v. Momcilo Perisic and Prosecutor v. Ratko Mladic. He is also a Defence Attorney in war crimes case before Belgrade High Court.