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M.A. (Cantab), LL.M. (LSE), Ph.D. (Cantab)
University Lecturer in International Law

Interests

Andrew’s research focuses on structural questions of international law, with a particular interest in the interaction between international law and other legal systems; the regulation and role of private actors in the international legal order; the impact of artificial intelligence, big data and information and communication technologies on democracy and global governance; and the ways in which international law exacerbates and responds to human vulnerability, disenfranchisement and inequality.

CV / Biography

Andrew is a University Lecturer in International Law, a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, and a Fellow and Director of Studies in Law (LLM/MCL) at Corpus Christi College.  He is an Associate Editor of the British Yearbook of International Law. 

Andrew read Philosophy and Law at Cambridge before going to the London School of Economics for his LLM and then returning to Cambridge for his PhD. He was previously a Junior Research Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and a Junior Research Lecturer at Newnham College. In 2016, Andrew was a Visiting Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley School of Law. 

Publications

 

Books

"Corporate Liability for Human-Rights Abuse: Hybrid Foundations in International and Domestic Law" (Cambridge University Press)

Published:
Dec 2018
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

"Immunities of Special Missions" (Brill Nijhoff) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Michael Wood
Published:
Nov 2018
Publisher:
Brill Nijhoff

Articles

"Review of Executive Action Abroad: The UK Supreme Court in the International Legal Order" [2019] ICLQ Forthcoming

Citation:
[2019] ICLQ Forthcoming
Published:
Dec 2018

"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

Book Chapters

"The Immunities of Members of Special Missions" in , Cambridge Handbook on Immunities and International Law (Cambridge University Press)

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Published Date:
Dec 2018

Case Notes

Corporate Liability For Human Rights Abuse: For Congress, Not Courts (2018) 77(3) Cambridge Law Journal 1

Published:
Nov 2018

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

Co-Author/s:
J Trinidad
Published:
Sep 2018
DOI:
10.1093/bybil/bry022

The Limits of State and Diplomatic Immunity in Employment Disputes (2018) 77(1) Cambridge Law Journal 1

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