Simon Milnes


Simon Milnes is a barrister practising international law at 20 Essex Street Chambers, London and Singapore, specialising in environmental law and the business and human rights nexus. He holds an LL.M. in Environmental Law from Georgetown University Law Center, where he was awarded the Thomas Bradbury Chetwood prize for scholarship in environmental law, and is an Adjunct Fellow of the Centre for Maritime Law at National University of Singapore.

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The Rise of Environmental Law in International Dispute Resolution: Inter-American Court of Human Rights issues Landmark Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights

The Inter-American Court’s Advisory Opinion on Environment and Human Rights, released on 7 February 2018 (in Spanish only) (for brevity “AO”), is the latest and potentially most significant decision in a series of high profile international judicial rulings which acknowledge legal consequences for environmental harm. As recently as 2 February 2018, the International Court of Justice in…

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