PBI’s Lawyers' Advisory Committee is made up of lawyers and barristers who volunteer their time to support and develop links between the UK legal community, PBI, and threatened human rights defenders around the world. Former Lord Justice Sir Henry Brooke CMG (Fountain Court) is honorary president and Sir Peter Roth is chair of the Committee, which plays a vital role in supporting PBI and raising the profile of threatened lawyers in the field. 

Lawyers' Advisory Committee members:

Honarary President: Sir Henry Brooke CMG (Fountain Court)

Chair: Sir Peter Roth (Competition Appeals Tribunal)

Courtenay Barklem (McCue & Partners LLP)

Silvia Borelli (University of Bedfordshire) 

Kirsty Brimelow QC (Doughty Street)

Mark Cunningham QC (Maitland Chambers)

Monica Feria-Tinta (20 Essex St)

Tony Fisher (Law Society) 

Ole Hansen (Hansen Palomares)

Richard Hermer QC (Matrix Chambers)

Maya Lester QC (Brick Court) 

Jamie McClelland (Fountain Court) 

Kelwin Nicholls (Clifford Chance)

Nick Segal (Freshfields)

Ben Silverstone (Matrix Chambers)