Julie Tenenbaum works for the International Committee of the Red Cross as the Regional Legal Adviser for Europe based in Paris. She qualified as a solicitor in England and worked in the legal field in London, with an emphasis on immigration and refugee law. She then joined the ICRC and worked as a protection delegate in Sri Lanka for a year and as Regional Legal Adviser for Southern and then Western Africa for almost four years.
In that capacity, she advised national authorities on International Humanitarian Law (IHL) and on the national implementation of IHL treaties. At the end of 2014, she took up the Regional Legal Adviser position for Europe and, in that capacity, has been working since on specific IHL issues as well as other legal issues of interest to the ICRC.