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Christopher Greenwood elected judge of the ICJ

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law congratulates Professor Christopher Greenwood on his election as a judge of the International Court of Justice. The Court plays a vital role in the resolution of disputes between States and in the development of international law.

Professor Greenwood is Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics. He is a Member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for the Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). He is a practising barrister, being appointed Queen's Counsel in 1999 and has appeared as counsel in many cases before the ICJ, other international courts and tribunals, and the English courts.

Christopher Greenwood, CMG, QC is Professor of International Law. He is Joint Editor of the International Law Reports and has taught at universities in the United States and Germany as well as at the Academy of International Law in the Hague. A practising barrister, his cases have included the Pinochet, Kuwait Airways and Guantanamo Bay cases in the English courts, the Lockerbie, Kosovo and Rwanda cases in the International Court of Justice and the Bankovic case in the European Court of Human Rights

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