International Criminal Law
What We Offer
International criminal law is solely focused on the criminal responsibility of individuals and their involvement with crimes of international character. This is where OIKONOMAKIS CHRISTOS GLOBAL LAW FIRM comes in as a catalyst of developments when such a procedure needs to be investigated, overseen and at the end of the day, instigated accordingly.
We are future-oriented by setting strategic long-term goals; planning ahead is not just a necessity but an inherent characteristic of our corporate identity.
We strive for fairness by treating everyone with respect, not just courtesy.
Our mind-set is global thus we enjoy working seamlessly across borders.
We focus on delivering world-class legal services and advice, thus reaching for the highest standard possible means that excellence is the only threshold.
Our long-established experience along with our undisputed expertise in terms of Penal Law issues, given that the very founder of OIKONOMAKIS CHRISTOS GLOBAL LAW FIRM, namely, Mr. Christos Oikonomakis prides himself with the privilege of having represented Assignors of ours in various jurisdictions, while he has also been part of expert team of professionals that have been involved in the participation of such cases, establishes our Firm as an obvious option when matters of the sort need to be put under scrutiny and relevant extended investigation.
What is International Criminal Law
There is no such thing as a specifically and unilaterally accepted definition regarding international law crimes. Customary law, on one hand, and crimes resulting from specific treaties and which deal with very specific ways of conduct on the other, do represent the two main groups of crimes that could be prosecuted as international law crimes.
How We Can Help
OIKONOMAKIS CHRISTOS GLOBAL LAW FIRM and in particular our Associates are able to assist and take you through the procedures when such a process is to be addressed and set under way. On the other hand, and for the sake of clarity, please, do bear in mind the following informative details:
a. the international core crimes over which international tribunals have been given jurisdiction, read as follows:
• war crimes,
• crimes against humanity and
b. the most important areas of international criminal law read as follows:
• human rights law
• international humanitarian law
• law on state responsibility
c. the sources of international criminal law coincide with those of general international law, as mentioned in article 38(1) of the Statute of the International Court of Justice, and read as follows:
• international customary law,
• general principles of law,
• judicial decisions and
• writings of eminent legal scholars