Catriona Murdoch

Catriona Murdoch joined Global Rights Compliance in 2016 and was made partner in 2020. Experienced in trial and appellate litigation across the international courts and tribunals, she was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2009 and is ranked as a Leading junior in both the Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners directories. Catriona is one of the few world leading experts on the crime of starvation, and also advises on accountability for atrocity crimes more generally.

As partner, Catriona oversees GRC’s strategic direction and is specifically responsible for managing GRC’s strategy to advance accountability for the crime of starvation. In this role, Catriona manages sizeable and complex grant programmes in support of the agenda, routinely engaging with donors, and providing discreet legal advice to States, UN bodies and CSOs to assess the legality, and accountability prospects of, conflict induced hunger.

Separately, in support of GRC’s broader conflict accountability agenda, Catriona provides advice on accountability strategies and works with CSOs to investigate and prosecute international crimes. She currently oversees and provides legal advice into GRC’s accountability programme focussed on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

Stay Connected