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International Law Specialist

London based barrister Toby Cadman is an international law specialist in the field of international criminal and humanitarian law, international human rights law, extradition and mutual legal assistance, anti-corruption, whistleblower protection, business and human rights, international commercial law, arbitration and international climate justice law.


Co-founder of The Guernica Group and Joint Head of Chambers at Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers Toby also serves as Associate Counsel to The Guernica for International Justice.

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Toby co-founded The Guernica Group alongside Almudena Bernabeu in 2016 and currently serves as joint head of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London. He is an established international law specialist in the areas of international criminal and humanitarian law, international terrorism, international commercial law, arbitration, anti-corruption, extradition and mutual legal assistance, and human rights law. He lectures extensively on international criminal law, criminal procedure and human rights law and has provided extensive advice and training to judges, lawyers and law enforcement agencies throughout the Balkans, Middle East, North Africa and South Asia

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Toby Cadman is an international law specialist and Co-founder of the The Guernica Group and Joint Head of Chambers at Guernica 37.  

Ranked in Chambers and Partner UK Guide “Spotlight Table” 2020 and 2021 for International Crime.

Experienced practitioner who is highly regarded for his experience advising on complex cases. Specialising in international humanitarian law, he has represented numerous individuals charged with war crimes and is often entrusted to lead inquiries into genocide and acts of terrorism. An incredibly innovative practitioner and a good strategist," who is "dynamic and energetic." (2021)


 He is one of a kind: I don't think anyone combines his legal, political and PR skill and experience. He is a jack of all trades and like a Swiss Army knife – you can use him for anything. He is involved in a wide spread of work in the international criminal law area. Recent work: Acted in an ICC case concerning crimes committed against the Rohingya, including enforced deportation to Bangladesh. (2020)

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