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Dr Constantinos Yiallourides


Dr Constantinos Yiallourides is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow on the International Law of Territorial Disputes at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) where he leads the Watts programme of research and events in maritime and territorial disputes. He is also a Visiting Scholar in International Law and Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan, where he conducts research on Japan's domestic regime for deep-sea mining and its international dimensions.

Dr Yiallourides' research expertise spans a number of international law fields with a particular focus on the law of the sea, the law of territory, environmental/natural resources law and the peaceful settlement of international disputes. He has published widely on these areas and has assisted governments, international organisations, and other entities on matters of international law. He is the principal author of the research report, 'The use of force in relation to sovereignty disputes over land territory', published in July 2018, by BIICL.

Dr Yiallourides holds an honours degree in law from the Democritus University of Thrace, Greece, a masters degree in Oil & Gas/Energy Law and a doctorate in International Law, both from the University of Aberdeen. His doctoral thesis on maritime boundary disputes and disputed seabed resources in Asia and Europe is the subject of a forthcoming monograph with Routledge.


Dr Constantinos Yiallourides

Arthur Watts Research Fellow on the Law of the Sea

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