Kathleen Davis

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BA (Western), JD (Queen’s Law), LLM (NYU) of the Bar of Ontario

Kathleen Davis is a Canadian lawyer who has specialized in the field of international criminal law. She has provided assistance to the prosecution teams at the International Criminal Court, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia, and the
Special Tribunal for Lebanon. She has also served in the Peace and Security Division of UN Women, where she conducted research and assisted in efforts to reduce the prevalence and impact of conflict-related sexual violence and gender discrimination. She has also provided pro bono legal assistance to survivors of sexual and gender-based violence, both at the domestic and international levels.

While completing her LL.M. at NYU, Ms. Davis served as a member of the International Criminal Law Research Team at the Center for Human Rights and Global Justice, where she provided assistance to an international criminal tribunal on the documentation and prosecution of sexual violence crimes. Prior to completing her LL.M. at NYU, Ms. Davis obtained her B.A. from The University of Western Ontario and her J.D. from Queen’s University. She completed her articles at Torys LLP in Toronto and is a member of the Bar of Ontario.