Public International Law

11KBW has extensive experience in matters of public international law. Our members advise and represent numerous governments, state entities, corporations and individuals in relation to a wide range of public international law disputes.

Our members regularly appear before international courts and tribunals, including the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, international arbitral tribunals (including under PCA, ICSID, UNCITRAL and ICC rules, and UNCLOS Annex VII tribunals), the International Criminal Court, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

11KBW members specialising in public international law hold academic positions at leading universities, including University College London, Harvard Law School, Sorbonne and the University of Glasgow. They have published seminal textbooks and journal articles and are frequently appointed to arbitral panels.

Representative cases include:

International Court of Justice

International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea and arbitration under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea 1982

International Investment Arbitration (as counsel)