Jason Pobjoy


Jason Pobjoy is a barrister at Blackstone Chambers, where he has a broad practice including public and human rights law, refugee and immigration law and public international law. He appears regularly in the Supreme Court, General Court of the European Union, Court of Justice and European Court of Human Rights. He maintains a significant pro bono practice, and has acted pro bono for UNHCR, the Office of the Children’s Commissioner, Bail for Immigration Detainees, Medical Justice, the AIRE Centre, ILGA-Europe, the Equality Network and the International Commission of Jurists. Jason has published and taught widely in the areas of refugee law, public and human rights law and public international law. His monograph, “The Child in International Refugee Law” was published by Cambridge University Press in 2017. He is a Research Associate at the Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford.

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A Response: The Child in International Refugee Law

I am grateful to each of the participants for engaging with The Child in International Refugee Law in such a thoughtful way. As all four contributions have identified, the central thesis of The Child in International Refugee Law is that the the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) has a critical role…

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An Introduction: The Child in International Refugee Law

I want to start by expressing my thanks to the editors of EJIL: Talk! for arranging this book discussion, and to Deborah Anker (with Nancy Kelly and John Willshire Carrera), Eirik Bjorge, Mary Crock, and Colin Harvey for agreeing to participate in the discussion. The participants are all leaders in their fields, and I am privileged that they…

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