Can Yeginsu (@Can_Yeginsu) is a barrister practicing from 3 Verulam Buildings in London where he is recognized as one of the country’s leading lawyers in the fields of public international law, civil liberties and human rights, commercial litigation, and international arbitration. Can’s experience as a court advocate extends beyond the English Courts to the European Court of Human Rights, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States, as well in matters before UN bodies and arbitral tribunals.
Aside from his work as counsel, Can also sits, and continues to accept appointments, as an international arbitrator. He is Lecturer in Law at Columbia Law School, where he co-teaches a course on the right to freedom of expression in international law, and Adjunct Professor of Law at Georgetown Law and Koç University Law School, where he teaches international investment law and arbitration.
Can is the co-author of The Protections for Religious Rights: Law and Practice (Oxford, 2013) and Partner Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge.
Can is Deputy Co-Chair of the High Level Panel of Legal Experts on Media Freedom, the independent body convened to advise the Media Freedom Coalition of 52 States, co-chaired by Canada and the Netherlands.
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by Can Yeginsu
Nov 23rd, 2020