Members | Guernica 37

Guernica 37 was co-founded by Toby Cadman and Almudena Bernabeu and is part of The Guernica Group. It operates from Chambers in Central London with associated offices in Madrid and San Francisco. Carl Buckley serves as Chambers Director, Victoria Bernabeu as Head of Administration and Finance, Nenad Vucijak as Senior Clerk and Chelsea Qu as Executive Assistant to the Head of Chambers.

Toby Cadman

Co-Founder

Toby is the Co-founder and Head of Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers in London.

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Almudena Bernabeu

Co-Founder

Almudena Bernabeu is a renowned international lawyer with a long career in Transitional Justice and International Criminal and Human Rights Law.

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Carl Buckley

Chambers Director

Carl is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and a former Solicitor. He currently serves as Chambers Director on the Management Committee.

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Mark Hambling

Member

Mark is a member of the Bar of England and Wales and prior to qualifying as a Barrister, Mark was the Deputy Head of Interpol UK.

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Najib Rahman

Member

Najib Rahman is an international lawyer having practised in Bangladesh prior to becoming a member of the Bar of England and Wales. He worked for six years as a case manager with the defence at the International Crimes Tribunal,  Bangladesh. 

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Howard Varney

Member

Howard Varney is a South African barrister practicing at the Johannesburg Bar.  His legal practice comprises human rights, constitutional and administrative law cases. 

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Shannon Raj Singh

Member

Shannon Raj Singh is an American attorney specialized in international criminal law, the intersection of technology and human rights, and the prevention of mass atrocities.

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Ibrahim Olabi

Member

Ibrahim is a barrister with specialised international law knowledge and experience, currently applying it to the Middle East.

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Dr Mark Kersten

Associate Member

Mark Kersten is a Fellow, researcher, and consultant based at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy, University of Toronto, as well as the Deputy Director of the Wayamo Foundation

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Omar Soliman

Member

Omar became a Guernica 37 member, following successful completion of his pupillage in September 2020. He is developing a practice across a spectrum of chambers’ practice areas, with a particular focus in international human rights, extradition, international crime and immigration.

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Poppy Henderson 

Junior Associate 

Poppy recently completed her Law with South East Asian Law LL.B degree at the University of Nottingham, having spent her third year abroad at the National University of Singapore.

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Advisory Council Member

Patricia Viseur Sellers Esq

Patricia Viseur Sellers Esq. is the Special Advisor for Prosecution Strategies for the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court. 

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Manuel Ramiro Muñoz PhD

Founder and Director of the Institute for Intercultural Studies at the Pontifical Javeriana University in Cali, Colombia.

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Mazen Darwish

Mazen is the President of the Syrian Center for Media and Freedom of Expression (CMFE), a partner organization of Reporters Without Borders.

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Yogeswaran Veeresan SJ

Father Yoges is the Director of the Sri Lankan organization Center for Promotion & Protection of Human Rights(CPPHR).

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Fernando Flores Giménez

Member of the Institute of Human Rights and the Department of Constitutional Law, Political Science and Administration, Universitat de València (Spain).

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Victoria Bernabéu

Head of Administration & Finance

Victoria leads Chambers' administrative and financial department. She is also in charge of all other organisational needs of Guernica 37.

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Nenad Vucijak

Chambers Adminstrator/Senior Clerk

Nenad is a professionally qualified, highly experienced operations manager with extensive knowledge and skills in all aspects of business management.

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Chelsea Qu

Executive Assistant to the Head of Chambers

A native of Sichuan Province in the People’s Republic of China, Chelsea has lived, studied and worked in the UK for almost ten years.

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Guernica 37 International Justice Chambers

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