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Helen Brady

Head of Appeals Section in the ICC Office of the Prosecutors

Helen Brady is the Senior Appeals Counsel and Head of the Appeals Section at the Office of the Prosecutor (OTP) of the International Criminal Court (ICC). Before joining the ICC in 2014, she served for 12 years as Senior Appeals Counsel and Appeals Counsel at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY), and for one year as Chef de Cabinet to the President of the Special Tribunal for Lebanon. Following her admission to practice law in 1988, Ms. Brady worked in leading law firms in Sydney and San Francisco, and was a prosecutor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions in Sydney. As a member of the Australian Government delegation to the Rome Conference and the Preparatory Commission for the ICC, Ms. Brady was one of the negotiators and drafters of the ICC Rome Statute and Rules of Procedure and Evidence. She has taught International Criminal Law in the LLM programs at Sydney University and the Australian National University, trained investigators, prosecutors and judges from international and domestic war crimes courts including the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts in Cambodia and the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and has written and spoken widely on international criminal law and procedure. She holds an LLM from Cambridge University and a BSc and an LLB (Hons) from the Australian National University. She is admitted as a lawyer in Australia and California. Ms Brady chaired the Working Group which drafted the ICC OTP Policy on Case Selection and Prioritisation. 

Articles by Helen Brady