Date of appointment: 22 september 2020
Judge Nina H.B. Jørgensen has been Professor of Public International Law at the University of Southampton since 2019 and served as Deputy Head of the Law School (research) from 2019 to 2021. She was previously Professor of Law (2014-2018) and Associate Professor of Law (2010-2014) at the Chinese University of Hong Kong. From 2001 to 2010, she worked in various capacities at the Special Court for Sierra Leone, including as Senior Appeals Counsel and Senior Legal Adviser for the Office of the Prosecutor, as well as at the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia, and the International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda. She has also worked for the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights in Warsaw as the Legal Adviser for Tolerance and Non-Discrimination. She has further advised the United Nations and non-governmental organisations on matters relating to international criminal justice. Judge Jørgensen has a D.Phil. (doctorate) from the University of Oxford and a law degree from the University of Bristol (UK). She was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn) in 1999 and has a practising certificate as a barrister. She has published widely in the field of international criminal law and procedure.
cases/functions at the KSC:
Member of the Court of Appeals Panel in the Gucati & Haradinaj case;
Member of different Court of Appeals Panels seised with interlocutory appeals in the cases against Gucati&Haradinaj, Thaçi et al. and Shala.