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Geoffrey Robertson KC is founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers, Europe’s largest human rights practice. He has been counsel in many celebrated trials, representing the editors of the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal among others to the likes of Salman Rushdie and Julian Assange. He is author, with Justice Andrew Nicol, of the textbook Media Law. His autobiography Rather His Own Man was published in 2018. He received the New York Bar Association award for distinction in International Law, and the Order of Australia, for his defence of free speech around the world. He is a Master of the Middle Temple and a trustee of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism. In 2022 he was sanctioned by the Kremlin.

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