Centre for International Courts and Tribunals



Find out more about the people who make up the Centre for International Courts & Tribunals

The Centre is based at the Faculty of Laws, University College London. Centre's staff include:

The Centre’s policy and activities are overseen by an Advisory Board. Advisory Board members, who act in a personal capacity, are :

  • Professor Christine Chinkin, London School of Economics
  • Ms Helen Duffy, Interights
  • Mr Alan Jenkins, Eversheds Solicitors
  • Lord Mance, House of Lords
  • Professor Campbell McLachlan, Victoria University of Wellington
  • Lord Justice Sedley, Court of Appeal
  • Dr Ralph Wilde, University College London
  • Sir Michael Wood, KCMG, barrister at 20 Essex Street

The Centre also shares a Steering Committee with PICT.

The Steering Committee has responsibility for directing the programme of activities and ensuring coherence among the individual PICT activities. The Steering Committee comprises highly respected individuals in the field of international law and international relations.

Their participation is intended to ensure legal, political, and cultural diversity in project planning and implementation. All members of the Steering Committee participate in a personal capacity. They are (in alphabetical order):

  • Georges Abi Saab (Graduate Institute of International Studies, Geneva, Member, WTO Appellate Body) (Chair)
  • Mahnoush H. Arsanjani (United Nations, Office of Legal Affairs)
  • Laurence Boisson de Chazournes (Professor of International Law, University of Geneva, Faculty of Law)
  • Christine Chinkin (Professor of International Law, London School of Economics)
  • James Crawford SC (Whewell Professor of International Law, University of Cambridge)
  • Pierre-Marie Dupuy (University of Paris II (Panthéon-Assas); Director, Institut des hautes études internationales)
  • Florentino Feliciano (Former Member, WTO Appellate Body)
  • Rita E. Hauser (President, The Hauser Foundation; Chair, International Peace Academy)
  • Francisco Orrego-Vicuña (University of Chile)
  • Eduardo Valencia Ospina (former Registrar, International Court of Justice)
  • Monica Pinto (University of Buenos Aires)
  • Allan Rosas (European Court of Justice)
  • Bruno Simma (International Court of Justice)
  • Tullio Treves (Università degli Studi di Milano; Judge, International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea)
  • Nina Vajic (European Court of Human Rights)
  • Michael Doyle (Harold Brown Professor, Columbia Law School)
  • Richard Falk (Albert G Milbank Professor of International law and Practise, Princeton University)