The Guernica Group is an innovative legal group specializing in transnational litigation enforcing human rights and international criminal norms in national courts. Our international structure provides a diverse team of lawyers from Europe, United Kingdom and United States of America with proven professional experience building legal accountability strategies around the globe drawn upon direct experience in multiple national jurisdictions and international bodies.
We provide highly technical pro bono and affordable legal services assisting individuals, civil society groups, businesses and government institutions to further transitional justice, defend human rights, enforce international criminal law and international norms. Our work seeks to transform societies assisting them to achieve equity, justice and lasting security.
The Guernica Group, through its members, has the notion of accountability as a key mechanism at its core. We use the Law to transform societies emerging from conflict to achieve peace, justice and security. We provide legal representation and advisory services to victims, civil society groups, businesses, and governments to further transitional justice, defend human rights, enforce international norms and international criminal law.
The Guernica Group is international in its structure and vision. We are a team of lawyers from Europe, the United Kingdom, and the United States, with unparalleled experience, and a proven record of pioneering legal strategies around the globe. We build genuinely international legal teams with in-country partners to foster and exchange expertise among legal cultures, institutions, civil society groups, and victim communities.
The Guernica Group is currently working in the following core areas: Syria, Gambia, Colombia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Libya. We are also engaged on a number of projects in Egypt, El Salvador, Venezuela, Pakistan, Palestine and the United Arab Emirates.