Dr Constantinos Yiallourides is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow on the International Law of Territorial Disputes. His primary role is to lead projects and organise high-level events and workshops pertaining to the use of force, law of the sea and territorial disputes. In addition to his current role at the Institute, he is a Teaching Associate (part-time) at the School of Law of the University of Aberdeen where he teaches, among others, law of the sea, oil and gas law, theory of regulation and advanced legal skills.
Dr Yiallourides' research expertise spans a number of international law fields with a particular focus on the law of the sea, natural resources law, energy and marine environmental law and he has published in peer-review journals and edited collections in these fields. Dr Yiallourides has also collaborated with private and public organisations such as UNESCO, Deloitte and Marine Scotland, providing legal and policy expertise on a wide number of projects, including an EU-wide study concerning liability regimes for offshore oil and gas incidents in the European Economic Area and a cross-disciplinary project concerning transboundary freshwater conservation in the Latin America and Caribbean Region.
Dr Yiallourides holds a PhD in International Law and an LLM in Oil & Gas Law, both from the University of Aberdeen, and an LLB (Hons) from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece. He is a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the World Commission on Environmental Law (WCEL) and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (UK).
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