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Cases: Rodney Dixon KC

The Republic of Mozambique (acting through its Attorney General) v Credit Suisse International and Others

In a judgment handed down on 4 September 2023, Mr Justice Robin Knowles held that the sitting President of Mozambique, His Excellency President Nyusi, is entitled to immunity in respect of a Part 20 Claim brought against him by the…


Government of Kuwait v Ahmad Jarallah

Counsel for a Kuwaiti national residing in London in extradition sought by the Government of Kuwait in connection with allegations of fraud. It is one of the first cases in which an extradition request is being heard following the coming…


Ahmed Jaafar Ali v Government of Serbia

Representing Bahraini national Ahmed Jaafar Ali in proceedings before the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) concerning his extradition to Bahrain from Serbia. The ECtHR ordered interim measures to bar his return but Mr Ali was sent to Bahrain in…


Al Jazeera Media Network: Shireen Abu Akleh

Acting as counsel for Al Jazeera in proceedings concerning the killing of its correspondent US national Shireen Abu Akleh while she was reporting for Al Jazeera in the West Bank in May 2022. The case has been widely publicised including…


Government of Afghanistan

Rodney Dixon KC is acting as Counsel for the Government of Afghanistan in proceedings before the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Afghanistan Situation in respect of alleged international crimes committed during the conflict. Appeared in proceedings before the ICC…


Uyghur genocide and crimes against humanity case

Rodney Dixon KC is acting for the East Turkestan Government in Exile and Uyghur victims in proceedings before the ICC in respect of the alleged genocide and crimes against humanity committed by Chinese authorities against Uyghurs in ICC States Parties…


Government of Montenegro v Dr Dusko Knezevic

Instructed on behalf of Dr Dusko Knezevic, a leading figure in Montenegro, in the extradition request by the Government of Montenegro before UK courts.


Matthew Hedges, UK academic held in solitary confinement

Rodney Dixon KC is representing Durham University academic who was held in solitary confinement for over 6 months in the UAE. Various legal actions being taken to obtain redress and compensation.


Murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Representing Hatice Cengiz, the fiancee of slain Washington Post journalist, Jamal Khashoggi. Legal actions for the murder have been taken in several jurisdictions, and various representations made in respect of the proposed Saudi takeover of Newcastle United Football club and…


UN sanctions proceedings

Representing high profile persons under UN sanctions in confidential proceedings before the UN Sanctions Committee to have the sanctions against them lifted both in respect of asset freezes and travel bans.





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