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as662@cam.ac.uk

Faculty Contact Details

Room: Room 11, LCIL

College Contact Details

Room: Newnham College

M.A. (Cantab), LL.M. (LSE), Ph.D. (Cantab)
Volterra Fietta Junior Research Lecturer; Affiliated Lecturer

Interests

Andrew's research focuses on questions of international law and human rights, with a particular interest in the role of international law in relation to corporate regulation and responsibility, the law of immunity, the use of force, international humanitarian law, transnational tort litigation, and the relationship between international and domestic law. 

CV / Biography

Andrew is the Volterra Fietta Junior Research Lecturer at Newnham College and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, and an Affiliated Lecturer at the Faculty of Law. He supervises International Law and Constitutional Law on the undergraduate course, and lectures the Law of Armed Conflict, Use of Force and Peacekeeping on the LL.M. course.

Andrew read Philosophy and Law as an undergraduate at Cambridge (Selwyn College), before going to the London School of Economics for an LL.M. in Public International Law and then returning to Cambridge for his Ph.D.  His doctoral thesis examined the responsibility of transnational corporations in domestic courts for violations of international rules and norms.  In 2016, Andrew was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. 

Publications

 

Articles

"State Immunity and the Right of Access to a Court under the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights" (2016) 65(1) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 213

Citation:
(2016) 65(1) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 213
Published:
Jan 2016
DOI:
10.1017/S0020589315000524

"Corporations and Transnational Litigation: Comparing Kiobel with the Jurisprudence of English Courts" (2013) 107(4) American Journal of International Law Unbound e-23

Citation:
(2013) 107(4) American Journal of International Law Unbound e-23
Published:
Oct 2013

"Immunity of State Officials from the Criminal Jurisdiction of a Foreign State" (2013) 62(1) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 193-224

Citation:
(2013) 62(1) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 193-224
Published:
Jan 2013

"The Contemporary Law of Blockade and the Gaza Freedom Flotilla" (2011) 13 Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 397

Citation:
(2011) 13 Yearbook of International Humanitarian Law 397
Published:
Jul 2011

"Force of Circumstance: The European Arrest Warrant and Human Rights" (2010) 6(1) Democracy and Security 17

Citation:
(2010) 6(1) Democracy and Security 17
Published:
May 2010

Case Notes

Decisions of British Courts During 2016 Involving Questions of Public International Law (2018) 87 British Yearbook of International Law

Published:
Dec 2017

UK Government Cannot Hide from Complicity in Human Rights Abuses (2017) 76(2) Cambridge Law Journal 223

Decisions of British Courts During 2015 Involving Questions of Public International Law (2015) 86 British Yearbook of International Law 239–290

Decisions of British Courts During 2014 Involving Questions of Public International Law (2015) 85 British Yearbook of International Law 197-251

Decisions of British Courts During 2013 Involving Questions of Public International Law (2014) 84 British Yearbook of International Law 395-484

The State Immunity Act and the Right of Access to a Court (Benkharbouche v Embassy of the Republic of the Sudan) (2014) 73(1) Cambridge Law Journal 1

Daimler v. Bauman – Kiobel’s younger brother? (2014) American Journal of International Law Unbound (27 January 2014)

Published:
Jan 2014

Transnational Human Rights Cases? Not in our Backyard! (2013) 72(3) Cambridge Law Journal 487

Crossing the Corporate Veil: The Duty of Care Owed by a Parent Company to the Employees of its Subsidiary (2012) 71(3) Cambridge Law Journal 478 (cited with approval in Lungowe v Vedanta Resources Plc [2016] EWHC 975)

Property Rights in an Occupied Territory (2011) 70(1) Cambridge Law Journal 7

Conference Papers

"Everywhere and Nowhere: International Law's Partial Recognition of the Corporation" (Penn-Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum)

Published:
Oct 2017
Conference:
Penn-Stanford International Junior Faculty Forum

"Foreign Direct Liability of EU Parent Corporations: Challenges and Responses" (Business and Human Rights: International Law Challenges, European Responses Conference)

Published:
May 2017
Conference:
Business and Human Rights: International Law Challenges, European Responses Conference

"International Law and the Corporate Regulatory Challenge" (Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, New York University School of Law, 27-29 June 2016)

Published:
Jun 2016
Conference:
Fifth Annual Junior Faculty Forum for International Law, New York University School of Law, 27-29 June 2016

"Self-defence Against Un-attributable Attacks by Non-State Actors" (24th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law)

Published:
May 2015
Conference:
24th Annual SLS-BIICL Conference on Theory and International Law

"The Great International Law Bake Off: Alien Tort Claims and the Creation of International/National Hybrid Norms" (Cambridge Journal of International Law Conference 2013)

Published:
May 2013
Conference:
Cambridge Journal of International Law Conference 2013

"Corporate Liability for Assisting State Violations of International Humanitarian Law" (War Crimes Conference 2009, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies)

Published:
Apr 2009
Conference:
War Crimes Conference 2009, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies