International Law
Criminal Law
Human Rights Law


Mr. Jon MACDONALD has been practicing law for more than nine years. His main areas of practice are litigation, criminal law, international public law and human rights law. MACDONALD has litigated extensively, running hundreds of trials domestically in the United Kingdom, and forming part of the litigation team that prosecuted Ratko Mladic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. He has worked in transnational crime at Eurojust, the European Union body set up to combat transnational crime, and in the International Cooperation Unit in Scotland. He also has had experience with the Extraordinary Chambers in the Courts of Cambodia (ECCC). MACDONALD earned his Diploma in Legal Studies in 2007. He graduated with a Masters in Human Rights and International Criminal Law in 2006 from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, and LLB in 2005 from the University of Dundee, Scotland. MACDONALD’s mother tongue is English, but he also speaks French and some Dutch.

Notable Experiences:

- Prosecuted Ratko Mladic at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY)


- Admitted to the Law Society of Scotland in 2009
- Accredited as a Notary Public in 2009


- Diploma in Legal Studies, University of Edinburgh, 2007
- LLM, Human Rights and International Criminal Law, University of Edinburgh, 2006
- LLB, University of Dundee, Scotland, 2005
- Diploma in Studies of the European Union, 2004

Language Proficiency:

- English
- French
- Dutch (conversational)


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