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Ben Batros

Affiliate, Climate Litigation Accelerator


Ben Batros is an international law practitioner focused on the intersection of climate change, human rights, and accountability.  He has 18 years of experience pursuing accountability for human rights violations and international crimes, including strategic human rights litigation at the Open Society Justice Initiative (managing a portfolio of 60 cases and directing an annual summer school on strategic litigation); serving as Appeals Counsel in the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court; and working on regional cooperation to combat transnational crime for the Australian Attorney-General’s Department.


For the past four years, Ben has been applying this experience to pursue legal action and strategic litigation to support and advance action on climate change and is currently a director at Strategy for Humanity. Ben holds a Master of Law from the University of Cambridge, a Bachelor of Laws (Honors) and Bachelor of Arts from the University of Western Australia, and a Post-Graduate Certificate in European Union Law from Kings College London.  He is admitted to legal practice in New York and in Australia.