Distinguished Fellow, International Law
Elizabeth Wilmhurst
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+44 20 7314 3632


International law:

  • The use of force
  • International criminal law including the international criminal court
  • The law of the United Nations and its organs
  • Consular and diplomatic law
  • State and sovereign immunity
  • International humanitarian law


2014-presentDistinguished Fellow, International Law, Chatham House
2005-2014Associate Fellow, International Law, Chatham House
2003-presentVisiting Professor, University College, London University
1999-Apr 2003Deputy Legal Adviser, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
1994-1999Legal Counsellor at United Kingdom Mission to the United Nations, New York, then in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office
1990-1994Legal Counsellor, Foreign & Commonwealth Office
1986-1990Assistant Legal Adviser, then Legal Counsellor, Attorney General's Office
1974-1986Assistant Legal Adviser, then Legal Counsellor at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
1972Lecturer, Bristol University

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