Gail Lythgoe



Gail Lythgoe is a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Manchester and Co-Director of the Manchester International Law Centre. She finished her PhD at the University of Glasgow and is the EJIL Book Review Assistant Review Editor. Her research interests include public international law, global governance, legal theory, legal geography, and international organizations.

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Two Weeks in Review, 20 June – 3 July

Kateryna Busol argues that any international law response and analysis of the situation in Ukraine and Russia’s actions needs to go beyond 2022, given ‘Russia’s neo-imperial fixation on Ukraine spiked in 2014’. Busol offers an overview of Ukraine’s domestic and international legal response to Russia’s aggression and outlines how the…

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Two Weeks in Review, 6 – 19 June 2022

Martin Jarrett looks at whether there is a potential expropriation claim ‘brewing’ after German authorities imposed a trusteeship over Gazprom Germania GmbH. Jarrett examines a number of interesting features of this situation, including whether Germany’s conduct constitutes expropriation and which investment treaties Gazprom Russia could claim under. Read Jarrett’s analysis…

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Two Weeks in Review, 23 May – 5 June 2022

Jan Eiken and David Keane explore the Rules of Procedure for the ad hoc Conciliation Commission in Palestine v Israel, which is also a first for an inter-State communication before a UN human rights treaty body. Read their overview of the rules…

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