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BIICL recruiting interns for Law of the Sea project

The British Institute of International and Comparative Law is currently recruiting for an intern with knowledge of law of the sea for the project "Rights and Duties of States in the Undelimited Maritime Area". This project aims to investigate the obligation set out in Articles 74(3) and 83(3) of UNCLOS not to jeopardise or hamper the reaching of a final delimitation agreement in respect of undelimited maritime zones.

The role of the research intern would be to look for examples of State practice in the undelimited area as well as other research tasks related to maritime delimitation. The ideal candidate would hold an LL.M., have experience of legal research and be familiar with the law of the sea.

We are looking for someone to start as soon as possible. Internships are flexible in terms of length and time commitment. Although we usually ask for a minimum of two days a week for a three month period, this can be increased in intensity, eg full-time work for a shorter period. Working hours are 09.30-17.30 with an hour lunch break. Unfortunately we cannot reimburse you for any costs incurred in connection with this internship, but you are able to attend all Institute events for free for the duration of your internship.

Interested persons should submit a CV and a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) via email to Dr Naomi Burke, Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Law of the Sea, at

The cover letter should include the names and contact details of two academic referees, and details of your availability, ie start and end date and number of days per week.

General information about other internship opportunities at BIICL can be found here

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