Shehzad Charania

UK Attorney General’s Office

What is the use of the ICC? (morning panels session, day 1)

Shehzad Charania MBE is the Director and Deputy Head of the UK Attorney General’s Office and International Law Adviser to the Prime Minister’s Office. Between 2013 and 2016 he was Head of International Law at the British Embassy, The Hague, responsible for the implementation of the UK’s international justice policy, and Deputy Agent to the International Court of Justice.

Shehzad joined the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as an Assistant Legal Adviser in 2009, prior to which he was a litigator for the UK Government on counter-terrorism cases. Shehzad began his career as a tax finance lawyer at the law firm Linklaters. He is a Member of BIICL’s Public International Law Advisory Panel.