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IBA Annual Litigation Forum 2022

27 Apr - 29 Apr 2022

Royal Lancaster London, London, England

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Monica Feria Tinta

Biography

Monica is a specialist in public international law. She is featured in The Lawyer Hot 100 2020 as amongst “the most daring, innovative and creative lawyers” in the United Kingdom and was ‘Barrister of the Year’ Finalist in The Lawyer’s Awards 2020. She is recognised as a leading practitioner in public international law in the main legal directories which describe her as a ‘powerhouse of international law’. Monica’s practice in public international law is substantial and covers the full spectrum in the field. She is counsel in the first international case on climate change, the Torres Strait Islanders case (before the UN Human Rights Committee) and has acted in a complaint against BHP, Glencore and Anglo American concerning the Cerrejon Coal mine before OECD procedures and in the first case on the Rights of Nature (Los Cedros case) before the Constitutional Court of Ecuador. Monica's practice also covers private international law (acting increasingly, in group litigation) and international arbitration. She is currently instructed in a group litigation raising environmental contamination in a foreign jurisdiction in the High Court.

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