Trouble Kalua, Director, Malawi Legal Aid Bureau


May 16, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

In a new series highlighting the work of our partners, we spoke to Trouble Kalua, Director of the Malawi Legal Aid Bureau. Since its establishment in 2011, the Bureau has been dedicated to delivering high-quality legal assistance to marginalised communities, as well as promoting legal literacy among the general public. Over the years, we have consistently collaborated with Trouble and his team as part of our ongoing access to justice programme in Malawi.

Trouble Kalua Director of Malawi Legal Aid Bureau


An Afghan Judge talks about her escape from her home country after the return to power of the Taliban


April 27, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

Our guest this month is an Afghan judge, who was forced to flee her home country after the Taliban retook Afghanistan in 2021.


Eva Buzo talks about the dire situation for Rohingya refugees in the Cox’s Bazare district in Bangladesh


March 29, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

Australian barrister and the Executive Director of Victim Advocates International (VAI), Eva Buzo is our guest on this month’s show.


International Judge Shireen Fisher talks about the global campaign to help female Afghan judges leave Afghanistan


February 16, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

International judge Shireen Fisher is the next guest on our new podcast.


Patrick Callinan, Senior Legal Counsel at Sprout Social, Inc.


February 14, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

For the latest in our series profiling Irish and Northern Irish lawyers working in countries around the world, we spoke with Patrick Callinan, Senior Legal Counsel at the US technology company Sprout Social, Inc.

Patrick Callinan Senior Legal Counsel Sprout Social Inc.


Irish barrister and international judge Fergal Gaynor on "truth" as "the essence of justice"


January 19, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

In the first episode of our new podcast Horsehair Wigs, we talk to Irish barrister and international judge Fergal Gaynor, who has worked for the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and has represented victims before the International Criminal Court. Fergal is currently the Reserve Chief Prosecutor at the Khmer Rouge Tribunal.


Gerard McElwee, Partner at Fieldfisher, Brussels


January 02, 2023 | posted by | 5sc

Hailing from Dungloe in County Donegal, Gerard McElwee is a partner in European Product Law at Fieldfisher in Brussels. We spoke with him recently for the latest edition in our ongoing series dedicated to the work of lawyers from Ireland and Northern Ireland all over the world.

Lawyer Gerard McElwee, European Product Law Partner at Fieldfisher, Brussels


Dr Susan Power, Head of Legal Research and Advocacy, Al-Haq


December 07, 2022 | posted by | 5sc

This ongoing series profiles the brilliant work being done by lawyers from Ireland and Northern Ireland worldwide. For this edition, we spoke with Dr Susan Power, Head of Legal Research and Advocacy at Al-Haq, a human rights organisation based in the West Bank of Palestine.

Dr Susan Power, Head of Legal Research and Advocacy at Al-Haq


Annual Criminal Law & Update Conference 2022


November 10, 2022 | posted by | 5sc

Annual Criminal Law & Update Conference 2022


Gráinne Mellon, Barrister at Garden Court Chambers, London


November 02, 2022 | posted by | 5sc

In the latest in our series profiling the brilliant work being done by lawyers from across the island of Ireland, we spoke with Gráinne Mellon, a barrister specialising in public law, human rights and equality law at Garden Court Chambers in London.

Gráinne Mellon with Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson