Conor McCarthy

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Dr Conor McCarthy is a barrister at Monckton Chambers, London and formerly fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He completed his doctorate at the University of Cambridge and publishes frequently on questions of reparation and remedies in international law. His book, Reparations and Victims Support under the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2012.

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The ECtHR’s Largest Ever Award for Just Satisfaction Rendered in the Yukos Case

Dr Conor McCarthy is a barrister at Monckton Chambers, London and formerly fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. On 31 July 2014 the European Court of Human Rights issued its decision in the just satisfaction phase of proceedings in Yukos v. Russia. In its judgment the Court made its…

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Diplomatic Assurances, Torture and Extradition: The Case of Othman (Abu Qatada) v. the United Kingdom

Conor McCarthy is Visiting Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. The European Court of Human Rights has handed down its long-awaited judgment in the case of Othman (Abu Qatada) v. the United Kingdom which, despite the initial furore that is likely to surround it in the UK, is also a case of substantial legal…

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What Happens to the Gaddafis’ Fortune? Could Frozen Assets be used to Satisfy Claims for Reparation?

Dr Conor McCarthy is a visiting fellow, from April of this year, at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is author of Reparations and Victim Support in the International Criminal Court, a monograph to be published by Cambridge University Press in early 2012. The imposition of an assets freeze is…

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