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Geoffrey Ronald Robertson QC (born 30 September 1946 in Sydney, New South Wales) is an Australian born human rights lawyer, academic, author and broadcaster. He holds dual Australian and British citizenship.

Geoffrey Robertson is the founder and head of Doughty Street Chambers. He serves as a Master of the Bench at the Middle Temple, a recorder and visiting professor at Queen Mary, University of London.

Geoffrey Robertson was born in Australia and grew up in the Sydney suburb of Eastwood, attending Epping Boys' High School. He obtained his law degree from the Sydney Law School before winning a Rhodes Scholarship to study at Oxford, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Civil Law. In 2006 he was awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by the University of Sydney.

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