Barrister at 9 Bedford Row International and the International Criminal Law Bureau and founder of TMC Advisory Group
Toby is an established international criminal law specialist in the areas of war crimes, terrorism, extradition, prison law, mutual assistance and human rights law. He lectures extensively on international humanitarian law, criminal procedure and human rights law and has provided extensive advice and training to judges, prosecutors and defence lawyers throughout the Balkans and Southeast Asia.
As an extradition specialist Toby acts for the prosecution and defence advising and representing individuals, requesting judicial authorities and governments in extradition proceedings both at first instance hearings and on appeal in the Higher Courts.
He is currently developing public international law practice that involves human rights work, prison law and judicial review. He currently instructs in a number of matters before the Administrative Court of England and Wales, the European Court of Human Rights and the UN Special Procedures Branch.
Toby is an experienced advisor on judicial reform, legislative drafting and institution building in Bahrain, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Burma (Myanmar), Montenegro, and Syria.
He also acts for a number of clients in pro-bono matters in foreign jurisdictions, in particular concerning British nationals convicted abroad.
Toby currently serves as a Partner at Omnia Strategy LLP and an international law firm based in London and Washington and is the founder of the International Forum for Democracy and Human Rights, a body that works with foreign governments, law enforcement agencies, international organisations, corporations and private individuals to develop professional and transparent institutions that protect human rights, combat corruption, and reduce the threat of transborder and transnational crime and terrorism.