Legal Advisory Committee
The Legal Advisory Committee is responsible for considering proposed amendments to the ICC Rules of Procedure and Evidence (Rules) and other recognised legal texts, and proposing and drafting amendments to the Rules and other recognized legal texts. In its work the Committee is required to represent the interests of all ICCBA members and/or their clients, as appropriate.
JUAN CARLOS MANRÍQUEZ
Chilean Lawyer, with 30 years of experience, Professor of Economic Criminal Law, Litigation, Cybercrimes, Data Protection and Privacy in Criminal Proceedings, and International Criminal Law in Universidad Catolica de Chile (LLM) and Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso (Chile). Lecturer and Speaker in different Congress and Doctoral and Magister Programs in Chile, Peru, Argentina, Ecuador, Spain, etc. Litigator, LLM (California Western School of Law, San Diego, USA, 2016); Specialist in Economic and Corporates Criminal Law (Universidad Castilla – La Mancha, Spain, 2011); Advanced Diploma in International Criminal Law and before the International Courts (The Syracuse Institute, Italy, 2018); Legal Advisor for Senate and Deputies Chamber in Chile. Former President of Valparaiso Bar Association (many periods), Chile. Full member of ICCBA, and Counsel before ICC – CPI (admitted in 2018), Member of AFBA, Member of Privacy Rules International.
Juleen Fatiaki is a Principal State Counsel (Prosecutor) at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions of Fiji. She is currently the Head of the Sexual Crimes Division which is a specialist unit within the ODPP responsible for prosecuting crimes of sexual and gender based violence, child sexual abuse and other crimes where children are victims. Prior to taking up this role she was the Head of the General Crimes Division, where she was responsible for the team assigned to prosecuting complex criminal cases including murder, drug trafficking and serious property offences. Apart from conducting trials before the Magistrates’ and High Courts, she regularly appears to argue matters before the Fiji Court of Appeal and Supreme Court. She provides guidance to police investigators and trains police prosecutors on various aspects of the criminal law. She completed her law studies at the University of the South Pacific in 2011 and was enrolled as Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of Fiji in August 2012.
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Dr. Dov Jacobs is a French International Law and International Criminal Law expert, Defense Counsel at the ICC and MICT and founder of SILC (Strategic International Legal Consulting), a consultancy firm specialised in ICL, human rights, advocacy training and capacity building (https://www.strategic-ilc.com/). Among other current engagements, he is co-Counsel for Mahamat Said and on the Defense team of Laurent Gbagbo at the ICC; on the Defense team of Félicien Kabuga and Duty Counsel for Petar Jojic at the MICT. He has also been involved as an Amicus Curiae in both the Afghanistan and Palestine Situations at the ICC. Dov was a founding member of the ICCBA and has since been active, in various capacities (this year as chair of the ICCBA Counsel Support Staff Committee and member of the ICCBA Training Committee), in promoting the interests of the professional community it represents, with the belief that Defense teams and victim representatives need strong institutional presence at the ICC, in order for their voice to be heard and their needs to be addressed. This is the condition for the system to work effectively and fairly, in achieving the common goals of international justice. Dov is a regular guest professor in a number of universities (Leiden University, Sciences Po, Université de Lille, etc.) and has published extensively in the field of international law and international criminal law, including in leading commentaries on the Rome Statute in French and English. His current research interests cover international criminal law and procedure, public international law (particularly State Responsibility) and legal theory. He is a door tenant at 9 Bedford Row, Senior Editor of the Leiden Journal of International Law. He regularly comments on international (criminal) law issues on his blog, Spreading the Jam.
Lyma Nguyen is an Australian trial and appellate barrister with an international practice in criminal law, victims and human rights and statelessness. In 2018, she was accredited as counsel before the International Criminal Court. In 2014, Lyma was the youngest of 45 “Trailblazing Women Australian Lawyers” whose oral history is archived in Australia’s National Library – an award which recognised her ongoing pro bono practice since 2009 as International Civil Party Counsel at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, where she represented the ethnic Vietnamese minority victims in the tribunal’s historic genocide case. The international impact of her work was recognised through the Prime Minister’s Executive Endeavour Award (2013) and a Churchill Fellowship (2014). In 2012, Lyma was part of the Australian Civilian Corps as a Law and Justice Civilian Expert. Since 2014, Lyma has been a Director on the Board of Australian Volunteers International. In 2020, Lyma won the 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian Australians Leadership Awards. In 2021 and 2022, was listed amongst the “top 100 most powerful women” in the Northern Territory. Lyma is the current President of the Asian Australian Lawyers Association, NT Branch, and an active member of the United Nations Association Australia.