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Dr Constantinos Yiallourides


Dr Constantinos Yiallourides is the Arthur Watts Research Fellow in Law of the Sea at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) where he leads the Watts programme of research and events on global ocean governance. He is also a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, and Visiting Scholar in Law and Public Policy at the University of Tokyo, Japan, where he conducts research on Japan's legal framework for deep-sea mining and its international ramifications.

Dr Yiallourides' research expertise spans a number of international law fields with a particular focus on the law of territory, the law of the sea, environmental and natural resources law and the peaceful settlement of international disputes more broadly. His recent publications include, 'The Use of Force in relation to Sovereignty Disputes over Land Territory' (BIICL, 2018 ), 'Maritime Disputes and International Law: Disputed Waters and Seabed Resources in Asia and Europe' (Routledge, 2019)  and 'Offshore Methane Hydrates in Japan: Prospects, Challenges and the Law' (BIICL, 2020). 

Dr Yiallourides' research publications can be accessed on SSRN. 


Dr Constantinos Yiallourides

Arthur Watts Research Fellow on the Law of the Sea

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