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Lidija Horvat

Advisory Board Member

Lidija Horvat is a lawyer based in Zagreb, Croatia, specialising in international law and the application of the European Convention in domestic courts and the European Court of Human Rights. Since August 2007, Lidija has been working in her own legal offices, having previously worked within the law firm Martinovic, Adzic & Horvat as a lawyer and partner at ZOU.

Outside of legal practice, Lidija has also obtained duty as a permanent court interpreter for the English language.

As an attorney, Lidija has filed two hundred law suits concerning inhuman and degrading treatments (art. 3 of European Convention) in Croatian prisons before Croatian Courts. She works a lot both on criminal cases and cases concerning protection of human rights.

Selected publications:

Horvat, L., ‘Provisions of confiscation of proceeds to the latest amendments to the Criminal Code’ in: Odvjetnik (“Lawyer“), no. 7-8 / 10, 2010.

Horvat, L., ‘Investigative Detention’ in the Croatian Yearbook of International Law and Practice, vol. 16, no. 2/2009.

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