Main focus: International Criminal Court
Languages: German, English
Country: United Kingdom
Topics: international criminal court, human rights
Anni Pues is a German criminal defence and human rights lawyer. Her work covers a broad range of topics, e.g. terrorism, organized crime, transnational criminal cases, extradition cases and asylum claims. She successfully defended clients at various judicial levels including the European Court of Justice and has been admitted to the list of counsel at the International Criminal Court. She holds law degrees from the Universities of Bonn and Glasgow.
Currently she is a PhD candidate at the University of Glasgow where here research focuses on prosecutorial discretion in international criminal law. She has published in various British and German law journals and has extensive experience as a speaker at international conferences. Her research interests are in the areas of human rights, international law, criminal law and comparative aspects of law.
Living in Scotland, she was actively involved in the campaigns around the independence referendum. Around the referendum, she reported various times for German broadcasting stations from Scotland. She is an elected member of the Policy Committee of the Scottish Green Party. Additionally, she has worked and still is actively engaged in various grassroots initiatives.