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BIICL Senior Research Fellow, Dr Andraz Zidar co-edits and attends the launch of important new book on the Law of Treaties in Slovenia

31 March 2014
On Tuesday, 25 March 2014, Dr Andra┼ż Zidar, Dorset Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), delivered a presentation...

Bingham Centre News

26 March 2014
Recent news April 21 2014 Future of Human Rights An international panel which included the Director of the Bingham Centre, Professor Sir Jeffrey Jowell QC, met on Monday, 21 April to discuss...

New Event Reports now available for BIICL members to view

26 March 2014
Members of BIICL can now download Reports from the events, Global Health Law held on 21 March 2013 and International Space and Cyber Security: Is International Law (Finally) Going...

Video and Summary Report of the BIICL Annual Grotius Lecture 2014 now available to view

18 March 2014
This year's Annual Grotius Lecture was held on Tuesday 4 February 2014 at The Law Society, London. The Lecture entitled, The Contribution of National Courts to the Development of International...

Senior Research Fellow, Justine Stefanelli writes piece on the rule of law for the UK Human Rights Blog

17 March 2014
Justine Stefanelli, Maurice Wohl Associate Senior Research Fellow in European Law has written a blog for the UK Human Rights Blog entitled: Avoiding the nuclear option: the EU moves...

Event Report now available on the Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law event

12 March 2014
Members of BIICL can now read the report from the event, The Position of Heads of State and Senior Officials in International Law, held on Thursday 23 January 2014...

BIICL Director, Prof Robert McCorquodale writes blog about Ukraine on Opinio Juris

11 March 2014
Professor Robert McCorquodale, Director of BIICL and Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham, has recently posted a blog on Opinio Juris entitled: Ukraine...

BIICL Director, Prof Robert McCorquodale writes blog for American Journal of International Law

10 March 2014
Institute Director, Professor Robert McCorquodale has recently written a blog for the American Journal of International Law entitled The Distant Shore of Judicial Remedies. Read the full blog piece at: http://www.asil.org/blogs/distant-shore-judicial-remedies

ICLQ Announces Annual Lecture 2014 and Young Scholar Prize Winner

25 February 2014
On 20 March 2014, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law will hold the Fourth Annual International and Comparative Quarterly Lecture, set up to showcase the best papers...

MOJ Questionnaire: Why litigate international commercial claims in England?

19 February 2014
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has been commissioned by the UK Ministry of Justice to conduct a study on factors influencing litigants' decisions to bring...

New developments in the protection of education in insecurity and armed conflict under international law

17 February 2014
In 2012, BIICL published Protecting Education in Insecurity and Armed Conflict: An International Law Handbook This Handbook is a practical and comprehensive guide to the relevant provisions of international law...

Latest Edition of the BIICL Newsletter

6 February 2014
The February 2014 BIICL newsletter is available to download in pdf format here

Press Release: Sir Christopher Greenwood CMG QC to deliver BIICL Annual Lecture 'The Contribution of National Courts to the Development of International Law'

3 February 2014
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law will hold its highly anticipated Annual Grotius Lecture and Dinner on Tuesday 4 February 2014, 18:00 at The Law Society, 113...

New Report Launched: Education and the Law of Reparations in Insecurity and Armed Conflict

30 January 2014
On 28 January 2014, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law launched its latest Report on the law of reparations. This project was commissioned by Protect Education in...

New Report launched: Access to Judicial Remedies for Human Rights Violations by Transnational Business

19 December 2013
BIICL Director, Prof Robert McCorquodale, has co-authored an important Report on The Third Pillar: Access to Judicial Remedies for Human Rights Violations by Transnational Business. The Report shows that States...

Notification of Death - Dame Juliet Wheldon

10 September 2013
The Institute is very sad to report that Dame Juliet Wheldon, a former Trustee of the Institute, has died. A summary of her impressive career and influence can be read...

Prof Robert McCorquodale speaks out on the legal situation in Syria

29 August 2013
A number of legal academics including BIICL's Institute Director, Prof Robert McCorquodale, have given their views to the BBC on whether there is a legal basis for military intervention...

Malala Yousafzai urges world leaders to get all children in school by 2015

15 July 2013
On 12 July 2013, Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai presented a petition to the United Nations calling for the UN and other world leaders to help all children to be...

Press release on the BIICL Annual Conference and Grotius Lecture 2013

5 June 2013
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) will hold its highly anticipated Annual Conference and Grotius Lecture on Tuesday 11 June 2013 at BMA House, Tavistock Square,...

Lawyers block road outside Ministry of Justice in protest against legal aid cuts

4 June 2013
The Bingham Centre's response to legal aid consultation mentioned in Guardian article published Tuesday 4 June 2013. Read article