In November of last year, BWL’s Alex Haines attended and passed the 152nd International Military Course on the Law of Armed Conflict (“LOAC”) run over two weeks by the International Institute of Humanitarian Law (“IIHL”) in San Remo, Italy. According to the IIHL, the “International Military Course on LOAC was originally established in 1976 and provides the opportunity for participants to learn how to behave, in accordance with the principles and rules of the Law of Armed Conflict. At the end of the course, participants have attained a sound knowledge of the principles and rules of LOAC and will be able to apply these in a practical manner across a range of operational scenarios.” Alex was so impressed with the course that on his return to Chambers he inspired Jazz Omari to follow his path to Italy. Jazz attended the 153rd course over the period 12-23 May 2014. Jazz said of the course that it “was an excellent and challenging experience and one that will certainly assist me in my IHL practice.”
Jazz and Alex are members of the BWL International Humanitarian Law Team.