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The Membership Committee is responsible for assessing all applications for Full Membership of the ADC-ICT. Applications are assessed against the qualifications requirements for membership of the ADC-ICT which can be found in Article 3 of the Constitution. 


Jason Alarid

Aidan has represented States, Defendants and Victims at the International Criminal Court, the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and the UN Special Procedures. He is ranked in both Chambers and Partners and the Legal 500 in international criminal law. He is a formerr member of the Executive Council of the International Criminal Court Bar Association. He co-authored chapters of Triffterer’s Commentary on the Rome Statue with Karim Khan KC and was the editorial assistant on the latest edition of Archbold International Criminal Courts. He is currently representing Jakup Krasniqi before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers.

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Rhys Davies

Rhys is an international criminal law and international human rights law expert. He is based in London and the Hague and is ranked in the legal 500 as a leading lawyer in international crime. He represents business and political leaders, high net worth individuals and human rights defenders in the most sensitive cases. Rhys has significant experience in complex international pro bono cases and was named International Pro Bono Barrister of the year by Advocate, the Bar’s national pro bono charity, in 2021.


Jens Dieckmann

Jens Dieckmann is a German Lawyer. He is Founding and Senior Partner of Becher & Dieckmann in Bonn. The practice was established in 1997.Jens Dieckmann can offer clients more than 20 years of high level international litigation and negotiation practice in high profile, complex cases, combined with highly developed advocacy skills. He has worked in and lead international teams of lawyers at various international criminal tribunals.

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Peter Haynes KC

Peter Haynes, KC is a former President of the International Criminal Court Bar Association (“ICCBA”). He is a British barrister with more than 30 years’ experience in both domestic and international criminal courts. He acted as the Lead Counsel for Jean Pierre Bemba at the International Criminal Court between 2010 and 2018, famously securing his complete acquittal on appeal. He is the Lead Legal Representative of Victims at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. He is one of the very few practitioners who have led cases before the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (where he appeared for the defence of General Vinko Pandurevic in relation to the Srebrenica massacre), the International Criminal Court and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, He has appeared in cases involving genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity and international terrorism. He has been responsible for the development of the jurisprudence, practice and procedure of the representation of victims in ICL.

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Kurt Kerns


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