Callum Musto


Callum Musto is Lecturer in International Law at the University of Sheffield. His research, which spans areas of public international law, examines existing legal frameworks’ capacities to facilitate environmental, economic, and social justice. Callum holds a PhD in Law from the London School of Economics, MPhil and BCL (Dist) degrees from the University of Oxford, and LLB (Hons I) and BA (Hist, Int’l Rel) degrees from the Australian National University. He is co-editor of the British Yearbook of International Law’s ‘UK Materials on International Law’ and was previously Judicial Fellow to HE Judge Giorgio Gaja at the International Court of Justice.

Recently Published

The draft WTO agreement on fisheries subsidies: Are we closing the net?

On 11 May the chair of the World Trade Organization (WTO)’s fisheries subsidies negotiations released a draft text designed to spur the final stage of negotiations toward final agreement. Talks on fisheries subsidies have been on the WTO’s ledger since 2001 and have been conducted in earnest since 2016. The negotiations are the key element in States’ efforts…

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New Restrictions on Arbitral Appointments for Sitting ICJ Judges

Editor’s Note: This week, in a trio of posts by Callum Musto, Marie Davoise, and Frederic Sourgens, we facilitate discussion on the nature of the International Court of Justice’s judicial function, and the occasional international arbitration appointments accepted by individual judges of the World Court. In view of H.E. President Yusuf’s October 2018 report to the U.N.

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