Max du Plessis SC becomes a full tenant

We are delighted to announce Max du Plessis SC, previously an Associate at Doughty Street Chambers, has joined as a full tenant in the International Team.

Max has an extensive practice in international, administrative and constitutional law; and has acted or appeared in leading cases on international law and human rights in the International Court of Justice, the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights and the SADC Tribunal, and has acted as adviser to governments and NGOs on questions of international and international criminal law. He has acted as counsel in South Africa's leading international law cases before the Constitutional Court and Supreme Court of Appeal (including cases on diplomatic protection, the death penalty, the duty under international law to combat corruption, and extradition and non-refoulement).

Max has represented NGOs in South Africa in utilizing South Africa's Implementation of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Act in pursuing cases against individuals accused of international crimes in Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Gaza and Madagascar.

Read more about Max here and for more information contact Naomi Smith, International Team Practice Manager.