International lawyer, Head of the front-LEX litigation department

Litigation actions

Omer SHATZ is an international lawyer, lecturer in international law at Sciences Po Paris, and a graduate of Yale Law School. In Israel-Palestine, he co-founded, with attorney Iftach Cohen, a law firm specialising in human rights and Supreme Court litigation. Together they also co-founded We Are Refugees, an NGO that provides pro bono representation to detained asylum seekers, and co-led the landmark “Anti-Infiltration Law” case that led to the release of 1,500 refugees and secured the freedom of tens of thousands more. In France, Omer was a special partner at the international law firm Shearman & Sterling LLP. He has advised organisations and individuals such as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Julian Assange. He is currently focusing on strategic litigation challenging EU migration policies (ICC, ECHR, CJEU)

Omer Shatz

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