Philippa Webb

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Professor Philippa Webb is Professor of Public International Law at King’s College London, Director of the Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution, and a barrister at Twenty Essex. She is a specialist in public international law and appears in domestic and international courts, including the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, and the UK Supreme Court. She is appointed to the Attorney General’s Public International Law Panel of Counsel, a founding board member of the Clooney Foundation for Justice, and on the Public International Law Advisory Panel of the British Institute of International & Comparative Law. Philippa has held positions in the Presidency of the International Court of Justice, the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court and in United Nations Headquarters. Her publications include The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law (2021, with A Clooney) and Oppenheim’s International Law: United Nations (2017, with Dame Rosalyn Higgins GBE KC, D Akande, S Sivakumaran and J Sloan), both of which have been awarded the American Society of International Law’s Certificate of Merit. Her treatise, The Law of State Immunity (2015, with Lady Fox KC), has been cited by leading courts around the world. She is also on LinkedIn.

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