Kevin Dent QC of 5SAH, authors the report for International freedom of speech organisation PEN Norway on the 657-page indictment on the 'Gezi Park' trial of 16 defendants, including Osman Kavala and 15 other prominent civil society activists.
The 39-page report was authored on behalf of the UK Bar Human Rights Committee as one of PEN Norway's pan-European panel of legal experts in its Indictments Project, analysing indictments in high-profile and political cases according to domestic law and international fair trial standards.
Kevin Dent QC is a highly persuasive advocate with a calm, measured, yet robust courtroom manner. Kevin took silk in 2019, building upon his heavyweight practice in the fields of financial crime and serious crime. Kevin is ranked in the Legal 500 in Fraud - Crime. Kevin has considerable experience in cases of serious and organised crime, terrorist finance, serious sexual offences including those against children and offences of homicide.