Request for Individual Membership

Both counsel for victims and defense counsel may qualify:

Rule 22 ICC Rules of Procedure and Evidence 

« Appointment and qualifications of Counsel for the defence:

1. A counsel for the defence shall have established competence in international or criminal law and procedure, as well as the necessary relevant experience, whether as judge, prosecutor, advocate or in other similar capacity, in criminal proceedings. A counsel for the defence shall have an excellent knowledge of and be fluent in at least one of the working languages of the Court. Counsel for the defence may be assisted by other persons, including professors of law, with relevant expertise. »