The Disciplinary Council is an independent organ of the ADC-ICT. It is responsible for monitoring the conduct of members, adjudicating on complaints received against members and providing advisory opinions on ethical related matters and interpretation of the Constitution.
Aidan Ellis has worked for Defence teams at the ICC and ICTY for the last nine years. He practises as a barrister in London and The Hague. He is currently Counsel for the Defence of Saif Al-Islam Gadafi in admissibility proceedings at the ICC. He has previously worked for the Defence team representing Saleh Jerbo and Abdallah Banda (situation in Sudan). He was the editorial assistant on the latest edition of Archbold International Criminal Courts. He has previously served on and chaired the Membership Committee of the ADC-ICT.
Christopher Gosnell has more than fifteen years of experience working in international criminal courts and tribunals, including at the ICTY, ICC, ICTR, IRMCT and Special Court for Sierra Leone. At the ICC, he is currently Associate Counsel for Bosco Ntaganda and was the Lead Counsel to one of the accused in the Bemba et al. contempt proceedings. He formerly worked in the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICTY and in Chambers at the ICTR. After starting his legal career as a law clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada, he was an associate with Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York. He has been a lecturer-in-law at Columbia Law School in New York, an adjunct lecturer at the Académie de droit humanitaire in Geneva, and is the co-editor of Principles of Evidence in International Criminal Justice. He is also the author of articles and book chapters, including “Damned If You Don’t: Liability for Omissions in International Criminal Law,” in The Ashgate Research Companion to International Criminal Law.
Gregor Guy-Smith has been involved as defence counsel at the ICTY for over 10 years and has represented as counsel, Idriz Balaj, Momicilo Perišić and Fatmir Limaj. He was President of the ADC-ICTY between 2006 and 2007 and has regularly served on committees. He is currently a member of the Advisory Panel to the President and Registrar of the IRMCT.
Peter Haynes QC
Peter Haynes is currently the Lead Representatives of Victims at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. He is a member of St. Philips Chambers in the UK with more than 30 years of experience in both domestic and international criminal courts. He was previously lead counsel for Vinko Pandurevic at the ICTY and Lead counsel for Jean-Pierre Bemba at the ICC. Mr. Haynes also works as an independent consultant on international criminal law matters advising both Heads of State and governments. He is also currently a member of a panel of experts instructed to monitor the implementation of transitional justice mechanisms in Sri Lanka.
Drazen Plavec has been defence counsel at the ICTY for over 10 years and represented Valentin Ćorić in the Prlić et al case.