Merryl Lawry-White

Senior Associate, Debevoise & Plimpton’
Speaker: Strategic Litigation: What Works, What Doesn't, and How Can Pro Bono Help? October 20 Merryl Lawry-White is member of Debevoise & Plimpton’s International Dispute Resolution Group based in London. Merryl’s practice includes contentious and advisory work across public international law, investment treaty arbitration, commercial arbitration, international humanitarian and human rights law and transitional justice. She acts as counsel on claims and complaints brought before multiple international bodies, including international arbitral tribunals, the International Court of Justice, WTO panels, international conciliation commissions, human rights treaty bodies and domestic courts. Merryl has an active pro bono practice, advising and acting as counsel on complaints to human rights committees, to the European Court of Human Rights, the UK courts, on peace processes, transitional justice processes, and acting on expert committees related to reparation. Merryl is a member of the IBA’s Subcommittee on ESG and the Justice Rapid Response Roster of Experts for the investigation and reporting on international humanitarian law, human rights and criminal law violations. She is also a member of the International Law Association (British Branch) and frequently publishes and speaks on questions of public international law, human rights, and international arbitration.