Elisabeth Lees, National Coordinator, Senior Crown Counsel (International Cooperation)- Elisabeth was called to the Bar of England and Wales as a barrister, practicing at 23 Essex Street, came to the Cayman Islands as Crown Counsel in 2006 on a short-term contract of three months and has remained ever since. In 2012 was promoted to Senior Crown Counsel (international cooperation) with responsibility for incoming and outgoing International Requests for Assistance. In 2016 she was dedicated to CFATF work and international requests and in 2018 appointed as legal assessor on the Fourth Round MER of Bermuda. At the end of March 2019 she was appointed National Coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLSG).
‘Ending Impunity in Relation to the Supreme Crime? The International Criminal Court and the Crime of Aggression’ (2013 (3) European Human Rights Law Review 284).
The University of London George Schwarzenberger Prize in International Law for Outstanding Achievement in International Public Law.
The Queen Mary, University of London, Principle’s Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Ray Goode Prize for achieving the highest mark on the LLM and the LLM Public International Law Prize.
The Queen Mary, University of London, Human Rights Scholarship (LLM funding).
Pegasus Scholarship from Inner Temple.
College of Law and 3 Gray’s Inn Square Advocacy Competition Winner.
Lincoln’s Inn Pupillage Scholarship.
Lincoln’s Inn Funding for ICTR internship.
Hardwicke Entrance Award.
CPE Lord Haldane Scholarship.