Tireless Advocate for Human Rights and Global Justice

Jason McCue

Jason McCue is a distinguished figure in the realm of international law and human rights. His extensive career has encompassed a wide array of disciplines within the sphere of international affairs, including conflict resolution, humanitarian efforts, justice, development, and state-building initiatives. Notably, he was recognized as the U.K. Law Society's Lawyer of the Year in 2010 for his exceptional work in advocating for human rights in Africa and the United Kingdom.

One of Jason's primary areas of specialization, both in practice and academically, is lawfare—the strategic use of legal mechanisms to gain advantages. He has lent his expertise to numerous heads of state, governments, opposition groups, international organizations such as the United Nations and the African Union, as well as non-governmental organizations, civil society campaigns, and victim groups. Jason has been instrumental in orchestrating and managing some of the world's most prominent victim-led justice and human rights actions, often involving class-action litigation on a global scale.

As a founding partner of Ebro Global, a not-for-profit organization providing consultancy to governments and international non-governmental organizations (INGOs), and Rigel, a corporation specializing in litigation support, intelligence, and consultancy, Jason McCue has been at the forefront of addressing critical global issues. He is also the Senior Partner of McCue Jury & Partners LLP, a renowned international law firm. Furthermore, his involvement in Greenlit SA, a funding platform for global Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG)-related litigation, underscores his commitment to advancing environmental and human rights causes.

Jason's remarkable career has seen him take on a variety of significant roles, including serving as the Presidential Envoy for Somaliland, facilitating the joint UN/AU Darfur Peace Process, advising on transitional justice in Libya, and leading the Libya-UK Victims Reconciliation Group. He has played a pivotal role in Ukraine's Civil Society Lawfare Programme, backed by the Government of Ukraine. 

Throughout his journey, Jason McCue has been a valued board member and advisor to numerous charities and NGOs, making enduring contributions to the betterment of society. His dedication to seeking justice for victims of terrorism and rogue regimes, along with his pioneering work in asset recovery through civil class actions and private criminal prosecutions, has earned him international recognition. Jason's commitment to human rights, conflict resolution, and counterterrorism is further reflected in his numerous accolades, including being honored as UK Lawyer of the Year and receiving an honorary Doctor of Laws (LLD) degree for his global efforts in counterterrorism, human rights, and conflict resolution.


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