James Oury

As founding partner of Oury Clark, a central London-based law firm, James Oury has spent over two and half decades promoting the rule of law. Mr Oury has represented indigent capital defendants globally, international criminal indictees and acted for the victims in the London bombings that took place on 7th July 2005. A member of the International Criminal Bar and former chair of the human rights committee of the International Bar Association, Mr Oury currently focuses on the use of technology to enable the protection of human rights. He has been the recipient of numerous pro bono human rights awards. His current project looks to use block chain technology as a basis to monitor slavery and human trafficking for global corporations.