Experience

Aidan balances an established personal injury practice, including high value cases and credit hire claims, with a growing international practice. He has been instructed in cases before the International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia and African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights.

Education

MA Hons (First Class) Cambridge University, Downing College
LLM (First Class) Cambridge University, Downing College
Sachs Prize 2005 (Middle Temple)
Gareth Jones Prize 2004 (Cambridge University)

Professional Memberships

Association of Defence Counsel of the ICTY
Administrative and Constitutional Law Bar Association
Human Rights Lawyers Association
Personal Injury Bar Association

Languages

English and French

Public Access

Undertakes Public Access work

MISHANA HOSSEINION (ON BEHALF OF SAIF AL-ISLAM GADDAFI) V LIBYA

Submitted a ground-breaking communication to the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights on behalf of Mishana Hosseinioun, which became one of the first cases which the African Commission submitted to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Both the Court and the Commission imposed interim measures on Libya. Proceedings are ongoing.

Prosecutor v Jadranko Prlic and Others IT-04-74

Representing Bruno Stojić, the former Head of the Defence Department of the Croatian Community of Herceg-Bosna in appeal proceedings. Stojić was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity relating to crimes committed in Bosnia in 1993.

Prosecutor v Banda and Jerbo ICC-02/05-03/09

Legal Assistant representing two rebel leaders who were accused of war crimes in the situation in Darfur.

Kevan and Ellis on Credit Hire

18th December 2013

The leading textbook in this specialist field. Aidan is currently working on a fully revised 5th edition, which is due to be published in 2016.


Karim Khan QC and Aidan Ellis are currently representing Bruno Stojic before the Appeals Chamber of the ICTY

20th March 2017

Bruno Stojic was the Head of the Defence Department of the Croatian Community of Herceg Bosna. He is appealing against his conviction for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Bosnia in 1993. The case is expected to be the last Appeal Hearing heard by the ICTY before its closure at the end of 2017.