Catriona J. Murdoch

Senior Legal Consultant

Biography

Called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 and a member of 1 Crown Office Row Chambers in England since 2011, Catriona J. Murdoch has practiced international criminal and humanitarian law for seven years. She is widely published in human rights and criminal law and was the recipient of the 2011 Kalisher Essay Prize.

Catriona has delivered seminars in the UK and regularly supervised pupils’ work, including their in-house advocacy training. In November 2016, she delivered training on behalf of the Association of Defence Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) on drafting before the international tribunals.

Domestically, she is instructed in European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) claims; fatal accident claims; and, actions against the police, prisons, local authorities and the UK National Health Service. Catriona offers expertise in complex mental-health related issues and is developing a niche practice in the emerging field of misuse of private information. Catriona was instructed on the Baha Mousa Public Inquiry as a legal assistant representing the first British soldier to be convicted of a war crime.

Catriona’s international practice has involved crimes arising out of the Rwandan Genocide, the Iraq war and the conflict in the former Yugoslavia. She assisted the defence of Bruno Stojić during the trial phase of The Prosecutor v Prlić et al (IT-04-74). Whilst at the ICTY, Catriona assisted lead-counsel Karim Khan QC on several of his cases and was particularly involved in the contempt trial of Florence Hartmann (IT-02-54-R77.5). Whilst at the ICTY, she was also seconded to Chambers at the ICC for a period of judicial assistance with Sir Adrian Fulford, then Presiding Judge in the first ICC trial. Catriona is currently appointed as legal assistant to the defence team of Alfred Musema before the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT).

Practice Areas

Catriona J. Murdoch specialises in international human rights, criminal and humanitarian law.

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We use the information you provide to contact you about your project or to send you our newsletter. We do not share this information with outside parties. We use return email addresses to answer the email we receive from you and for our company newsletter. Such addresses are not shared with outside parties.

Finally, we never use or share the personally identifiable information provided to us online in ways that are unrelated to the ones listed above without also providing you the opportunity to opt out or otherwise stop such unrelated uses.

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To prevent unauthorized access and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. Our efforts to secure this data are ongoing.

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