Anthony Wenton is Research Fellow in Public International Law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is a public international law generalist with particular research interests in jus ad bellum; international human rights law; self-determination; democratic governance; international criminal law and transitional justice; immunities; and rule of law capacity building.
Previously, Anthony was the acting Managing Editor of BIICL's flagship publication, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly; a Researcher at the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law; and an Instructor on the Bingham Centre's online course on Citizenship and the Rule of Law.
He has also worked as Judicial Assistant to Dr Ganna Yudkivska (Judge elected in respect of Ukraine and Section President) at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg, and as a Blue Book Trainee Legal Officer at the European Commission in Brussels.
In addition to the above roles, Anthony regularly speaks at conferences and provides his services as a legal consultant to a wide range of NGOs, scholars and government officials. He is also much sought after as an experienced editor, having helped many international experts to perfect reports, articles, books and speeches.
Anthony has been called to the Bar of England and Wales at Middle Temple. He holds an LLM in International Human Rights Law, for which he was awarded Distinction and received the John Lennon Memorial Scholarship, generously funded by Ms Yoko Ono! He also has a certificate in French Law and Legal Terminology, an LLB, and a BA in French and Hispanic Studies (awarded Distinction in the spoken use of French). Anthony is also a graduate of The Hague Academy of International Law Winter Courses (awarded Certificate of Merit for advocacy skills) and of the United Nations Graduate Study Programme (Geneva).
Research Fellow in Public International Law
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