John Smyth

Born on 3 August 1931, Ireland

  • Graduate in Ancient Classics of the National University of Ireland
  • Barrister-at-Law of King’s Inns, Dublin
  • Barrister at the Bar in Ireland, 1954-1960
  • Appointed at the Secretariat-General of the Council of Europe, 1960
  • Administrator in the Directorate of Human Rights
  • Principal administrator in the Directorate of legal affairs
  • Deputy Registrar of the European Court of Human Rights, 1968-1975.



Deputy Registrar from 1968 to 1975

 Full CV

John Smyth