Phoenix Law is the only firm in Belfast with a specialised International law Department which focuses on expertise in international law cases and international aspects of the various cases to which we are instructed.
Team Phoenix has become renowned for its experience in international law by appearing and acting for clients in the European Court of Human Rights, the International Court of Justice, the EU Court of Justice, the Spanish Supreme Court, the UN Special Procedures and the African Commission on Human Rights.
Members of Team Phoenix have appeared in some of the most seminal cases involving International Law in recent years, to include the representation of Ibrahim Halawa the Irish Citizen who was facing the death penalty in Egypt and his submissions before the UN Special Procedures and African Commission on Human Rights. In addition, we are instructed in a number of International Surrogacy cases in which the respective parents and actions span across a number of jurisdictions. Team Phoenix also represent Lisa Smith, the Irish citizen who married an ISIS fight and who seeks to use International Law to secure her repatriation.