Roy Schondorf



Dr. Roy Schöndorf heads the International Dispute Resolution Practice Group at Herzog, Fox, Neeman. Until June 2022, he served as Israel's Deputy Attorney General (International Law). Prior to his appointment in 2013, Dr. Schöndorf was the Director of the Department of Special International Affairs within the State Attorney's Office. Before joining the Ministry of Justice, Dr. Schöndorf worked with the International Dispute Resolution Group at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP. He earned his Doctorate in Juridical Sciences from New York University School of Law and holds degrees in law and economics from Tel Aviv University.

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Implausible Confusion: The Meaning of “Plausibility” in the ICJ’s Provisional Measures 

Introduction  In its Order of 26 January 2024 in the case of South Africa v. Israel (brought under Article IX of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide (“the Genocide Convention”)), the International Court of Justice (“ICJ”) indicated a number of provisional measures.   As part of its analysis,…

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Israel’s perspective on Key Legal and Practical Issues Concerning the Application of International Law to Cyber Operations

Transcript of the keynote speech delivered by Israeli Deputy Attorney General (International Law), Dr. Roy Schöndorf, on 8 December, 2020 at the US Naval War College's event on "Disruptive Technologies and International Law".* I would like to present, here today, Israel's perspective on key aspects of the application of international law in connection…

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