"In remembering, in being aware, we cannot stop it all happening again, but naïve as I may sound, I do believe that being aware, by never forgetting, by teaching and of course by very strictly enforcing these laws that prohibit these terrible crimes we can begin to reduce the risk of this cynical inevitability of endlessly destroying each other from age to age.” - Andrew Cayley CMG QC FRSA (Br. 1977-82), Director of Service Prosecutions and former United Nations International Prosector was invited to speak at the Roscoe Lecture series at St George's Hall in Liverpool.
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We are delighted to announce at Major Andrew Cayley QC (B. 1977-82, OB of the month May 2012) has been awarded a CMG for services to international criminal law and human rights.
Andrew Cayley was in Bristol House under Peter Perfect from 1977 to 1982. After Brighton College he practised law in the south east of England joining the British Army in 1991 and serving as an infantry platoon commander in Belize (on attachment to the Kings Own Royal Border Regiment) and as a military prosecutor and command legal adviser in Germany and the United Kingdom.
On 29 February 2012 it was announced by the Ministry of Justice that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on the advice of the Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State for Justice, has appointed Andrew Cayley (B: 1977-1982) to be Queens Counsel.
The following is an interview originally published today in GLOBAL BRIEF. Here, GB discusses all things international criminal justice – from the prosecution of the Khmer Rouge leadership in Cambodia to the ICC arrest warrant against Gaddafi – with top international prosecutor Andrew Cayley. The views expressed are those of the interviewee, and do not represent the official position of the UN or the ECCC.
Andrew Cayley (B. 1977-82) is the UN appointed International Co-Prosecutor of the Khmer Rouge Tribunal in Phnom Penh Cambodia.
Andrew is heading up the International Criminal Court's investigations into alleged violations of international criminal law in Darfur, Sudan.