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.