Rodney Dixon QC

Barrister, Temple Garden Chambers

Rodney Dixon KG practices from Temple Garden Chambers, London and The Hague. He has a diverse practice in the UK and globally in international law, public law, inquiries, regulation and compliance, and human rights. He appears on behalf of Governments, serving and former Heads of State, politicians, military commanders, individual complainants and defendants, international organisations, companies and businesses, NGOs, and victim groups.

He specialises in public international law, international criminal law, and human rights and civil liberties before all international, regional and national courts. He is described in Chambers and Partners “as an exceptional barrister with clients on every continent”.

Rodney’s work covers all international criminal courts; UN proceedings, claims, and special procedures; actions before the International Court of Justice; cases at the European Court of Human Rights; applications before the African Commission and African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights; Privy Council cases; bilateral investment treaty matters; territorial and border disputes; public inquiries and investigations; World Bank Sanctions Board proceedings; land claims and reparations; corporate compliance and regulation; and, private international law cases.
He is widely recognised as a leading counsel and expert for all international criminal courts and regularly appears before the ICC and other international criminal courts like the ICTY and ICTR for States, defendants, and victims. He is one of a handful of lawyers who has both prosecuted and defended in international courts.
Rodney is the co-author of Archbold International (Sweet & Maxwell, now in its 5th edition) on international criminal courts, practice and procedure. He was a Senior Research Fellow at King’s College, London.