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Public International Law in the Courts of the United Kingdom in 2018

Event Details

Time: 17.30-19.30 (Registration from 17.00)
Event followed by a drinks reception

Venue: British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Charles Clore House, 17 Russell Square, London WC1B 5JP

Issues of public international law are increasingly being raised in British Courts, highlighting, amongst other things, questions about jurisdiction, the role of the various organs of the State and the interaction between international and domestic public law. This event will look at recent cases and their likely impact on current practice and future developments.

Building on their experience and fields of expertise, the panellists will engage with developments over the course of 2018 including on issues around human rights and refugee law, immunities and investment law, and will discuss the application of public international law in UK courts.


Professor Roger O'Keefe, Bocconi University and University College London


  • Philippa Webb, 20 Essex Street and King's College London
  • Mark Symes, Garden Court Chambers
  • Dan Sarooshi QC, Essex Court Chambers and University of Oxford

Event convened by Héctor Tejero Tobed, Research Assistant in Public International Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law.

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Part of the Arthur Watts Public International Law seminar series sponsored by


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CPD Information

This event offers the equivalent of 2 hours.

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