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Miriam Helena Boxberg (Member) Guernica 37

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Called: 2018
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Miriam is a barrister with a unique practice ranging from international law and human rights to corporate responsibility and climate litigation. She works on high-profile cases before domestic and international courts.


Miriam is currently employed by ClientEarth to assist with litigations in the UK and abroad. During this time, she is unable to be instructed through Chambers.


Previous experience

As a self-employed barrister, Miriam acted for the defence on a major international criminal trial before the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague. She also advised governments on instituting legal proceedings before the International Court of Justice under the Torture and Genocide Conventions.

Miriam previously worked for two judges at the International Court of Justice. 

Miriam also gained three years’ experience as a lawyer at WilmerHale LLP, where she advised several Fortune 500 companies on high-value international arbitration and international trade disputes. 

Next to her legal studies, Miriam held various research positions, including at the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law and at the British Embassy The Hague. 



University of Cambridge, LLM in International Law

The Hague University, The Netherlands, LLB in International and European Law, with distinction (valedictorian)

BPTC, very competent

GDL, with commendation


For her studies, Miriam received prestigious scholarships and awards including from the Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn (a Residential Scholarship, the Holt Award and David Karmel Award and the Ann Felicity Goddard Scholarship), Newnham College Cambridge (the RM Jackson Award) and a full scholarship from the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes).



Miriam is admitted to the International Criminal Court’s List of Assistant Counsel and the UK Attorney General’s “Junior Junior” Government Counsel Panel.



Public International Law

Government Advisory Work

International Criminal Law

Business and Human Rights

International Commercial Law, Arbitrations 

International Climate Justice


Dutch (native proficiency)

German (native proficiency)

English (native proficiency)

French (professional working proficiency)

Spanish (limited working proficiency) 

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