Stephen Bailey


Stephen Bailey is a lawyer advising and representing States, companies and individuals on matters of public international law. He is also a Visiting Researcher at King’s College London and a co-author of The Legal Foundations of INTERPOL, 2nd edition (Hart Publishing, 2020). Mr Bailey was previously a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge, and taught public international law and contract law at the University of Cambridge and the University of Edinburgh.

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Membership of INTERPOL

The International Criminal Police Organization-INTERPOL (“INTERPOL”) General Assembly is scheduled to meet in India in October 2022 for its 90th ordinary session. On the eve of the opening of the session, the INTERPOL Executive Committee must finalise the agenda for the session. One item that should be on the agenda is membership of INTERPOL. Last year,…

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Does INTERPOL have a role to play in the conflict in Ukraine?

On 28 February, Denys Monastyrskyi (the Minister of Internal Affairs of Ukraine) demanded that Russia be “expelled” from the International Criminal Police Organization-INTERPOL (“INTERPOL”): That same day, Priti Patel (the UK Secretary of State for the Home Department) informed the House of Commons that the Ukrainian Government had…

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The right to enter his or her own country

The tension between the right of the State to regulate entry into its jurisdiction and the right of the individual to move freely has come to the fore in the COVID-19 pandemic. In an effort to contain the transmission of COVID-19, it has been reported that Samoa denied entry to eight of its nationals, and…

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