Membership Committee

The Membership Committee reviews and decides upon applications for ICCBA membership.

Charles Adeogun-Phillips

Charles Ayodeji Adeogun-Phillips is the founding partner of Charles Anthony LLP.  Between 1998 and 2010, he successfully led teams of international prosecutors in 12 precedent setting genocide trials before the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda, making him arguably the most experienced and successful genocide prosecutor in history.  In 2013, Charles successfully represented Christopher Mtikila, the outspoken Tanzanian politician, in his precedent setting case against the Tanzanian Government, before the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, resulting in amendments to Tanzania’s electoral laws to allow for independent candidacy for election to public office.   He also advises African governments on ICC related transitional justice issues.  In November 2016, Charles led the unprecedented corruption trial of a Justice of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, Sylvester Ngwuta JSC, from which he later resigned due to political interference.  Born in London England, on March 6, 1966, Charles was educated at Repton and read law at Warwick and London universities, following which he was admitted as a Solicitor of the Superior Courts in England and Wales in 1996 and as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria in 1992.  He is cited in Creswell’s “Who’s Who in Public International Law” and in the International Year Book and Statesmen’s Who’s Who. With other leading international criminal law practitioners and/or academics around the world, Charles co-authored the book; International Criminal Investigations: Law and Practice, published by Eleven International in 2017. 

Emma Sylviane Glodjinon

Being a lawyer by training, I have a multi-sector professional experience of more than twenty-five years. In international criminal law, I served four years and a half in the ICTR both in Defense and in the Office of the Prosecutor. At the ICC, I have served for more than ten years as a member of two successive victims legal representation teams and two successive defense teams.

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Franky Vinvent TAGNE TAGNE

Lawyer at the Bars of Cameroon and of Brussels, Belgium. Holder of a 3rd Cycle (graduate) degree in international law. Specialization in criminal law and international human rights law. Counsel for the Defence before the ICC. Founding president of a child protection organisation.

Idenyemih Stella Omiyi

Stella Omiyi is a barrister and solicitor of the Supreme Court oF Nigeria being called to the Nigerian Bar in 1971 after obtaining LLB  and Masters   Degrees University of London 1965-1970. Between 1971 and 2005 she worked at the Federal Ministry of Justice of Nigeria being appointed inter alia as Director of International and Comparative Law Department and Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation She participated  in the discussions and negotiation process  which led up to the Rome Statue. In 2003 she was a Nigerian delegation at the UN  meeting on the election of ICC judges. A member   of the Nigerian Legal team appointed : by the Government to prosecute the case concerning  THE LAND AND `MARITIME  BOUNDARY DISPUTE:::: NIGERIA VS CAMEROON before the International Court of JUSTICE at The Hague She is   also now an expert in international boundary disputes. Apart from law She also run an NGO focusing on women and children issues. She was  elected Vice President of the International Criminal Bar in 2015.and a member of the Executive Council. She is admitted to the International Criminal Court  List of Counsel in 2011. She is  a founding member of the ICCBA  and was elected  member  of the Membership Committee in 2016 to 2017. She got a letter of Commendation from the President and his Executive Council Members for a job well done.

Ingo Klaus Wamser

Ingo Klaus Wamser is the principal of a German law firm specialized in criminal law since 2005. He is a founding member of the ICCBA and served as a voluntary board member of the Munich Bar from 2013 to 2015. In 2015 he was appointed as a disciplinary judge for counsel’s misconduct cases by the Bavarian Ministry of Justice. Ingo served as Chairman of the Membership Committee in 2018 and was appointed as Alternate Commissioner of the ICC in 2019. He is author of a commentary and a handbook for professional standards and disciplinary procedures for counsel.

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