Philippe Sands

About/Bio

Professor Philippe Sands (QC) is a Professor of Law and Director of the Centre on International Courts and Tribunals at University College London. His teaching areas include public international law, the settlement of international disputes (including arbitration), and environmental and natural resources law. He is also a member of Matrix Chambers, with extensive experience litigating cases before the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes, and the European Court of Justice. He has been appointed to lists of arbitrators maintained by ICSID and the PCA.

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2015 ESIL Annual Conference Final Lecture: Developments in Geopolitics – The End(s) of Judicialization?

Editors Note: The European Society of International Law held the 2015 ESIL Annual Conference from 10–12 September 2015 on “The Judicialization of International Law – A Mixed Blessing?” The event, hosted by the PluriCourts Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order, took place at the University of Oslo. For…

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