Gregory Thuan Dit Dieudonne
Is an attorney at law in Strasbourg, France, specialised in international and European law.
Holder of a Master of Laws (L.L.M) in International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law from the University of Lund, and a DEA in Droit comparé des Droits de l’Homme en Europe, from the University of Strasbourg, he is recognised in the Legal Community for his sound legal expertise and competence in the field of International and European Law.
He is principal of his own Law Office Thuan Dit Dieudonné, and a specialist of International Private and Public Law, with a focus on International & European Human Rights Law. He is currently processing complex cases pending before the European Court of Human Rights and other International Forums against a dozen of Member States.
Further, he is a consulting partner of a US based Company, BI For Business integrity , providing services to multinational companies and local communities in conflict zones and areas of poor governance on the legal and social responsibility of large corporations. He focuses on the Human Rights of Indigenous Peoples and other minorities around the world.
During his position as Former Senior case-processing lawyer at the European court of human rights (2002-2010) he dealt with the applications brought before the ECHR against France and Monaco.
In this regard, he had quasi-judicial duties while assisting the judges of the Court in processing the applications and in preparing the decisions and judgments adopted by the Strasbourg Court. From the stage of the introduction of the application to the adoption of the judgment the case-lawyers of the Court’s Registry take an active part in the judicial proceedings of the Court with a high degree of analysis and legal expertise.
Besides this, Gregory Thuan has represented the Court’s Registry during different conferences provided to groups of visitors (professors, penitentiary administration staff, attorneys-at-law, prosecutors and judges in the framework of their development programs) on the issues on the functioning of the Registry and the Court’s case- law. He was a regular speaker on several occasions during the external events.
He also performed as Legal Secretary of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe at the Human Rights and Legal questions Committee. And he participated as an independent expert of the Council of Europe.
Besides this, Gregory Thuan was a senior lecturer at the Strasbourg Robert Schuman University; in particular, in the framework of the Master 2 “International relations, regional integration, option Council of Europe” he provided lectures on the ECHR case-law impact on the fundamental freedoms.
At last, as to his publications, he published several legal articles on the case-law of the Court of Strasbourg and is regularly invited as a speaker and expert on Human rights and International Law Issues in France and Europe.