Jake Rylatt

About/Bio

Jake W. Rylatt, LL.B (Hons) (Leeds), LL.M (Cantab), is the Research Assistant to the Legal Tools for Peace-Making Project at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. He is also an Assistant Editor of the Oxford University Press Handbook of the Use of Force in International Law (2015).

Recently Published

The Use of Force against ISIL in Libya and the Sounds of Silence

As acknowledged by the UN Security Council in Resolution 2249 (2015), ISIL constitutes ‘a global and unprecedented threat to international peace and security’. At least in part, the unprecedented nature of this threat can be attributed to the fact that, in addition to the swathes of territory held in Iraq and Syria, ISIL maintains a presence in various…

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