JUSTICE Webinar Series Career Conversations – Professor Philippa Webb

Date / time
Date(s) - 22/10/2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


We are delighted to invite you to the second round of the JUSTICE members-only webinar series titled ‘Career Conversations’. Over the course of this series you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of excellent speakers from the JUSTICE membership, sharing their various paths into and through the law.

On Thursday 22 October we welcome Professor Philippa Webb as our speaker.

Philippa Webb is Professor of Public International Law at King’s College London. She joined academia in 2012 after a decade in international legal practice.  She served as the Special Assistant and Legal Officer to Judge Rosalyn Higgins during her Presidency of the International Court of Justice (2006-2009) and, prior to that, as the Judicial Clerk to Judges Higgins and Owada (2004-2005). She was the Associate Legal Adviser to Prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo at the International Criminal Court (2005-2006). Philippa is also a barrister at Twenty Essex Chambers, where her practice covers all aspects of public international law, including state and diplomatic immunities, territorial and maritime boundaries, treaty obligations, law of the sea, state responsibility, human rights, humanitarian law, law of international organisations and international criminal law. She has a significant pro bono practice and is involved in strategic litigation seeking to enhance accountability for modern slavery.  Her publications include Oppenheim’s International Law: United Nations (OUP 2017, with Dame Rosalyn Higgins GBE QC, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivamuaran and James Sloan), which was awarded the ASIL Certificate of Merit 2019; The Law of State Immunity (OUP 2015, with Lady Hazel Fox QC); International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation (OUP 2015); and The Right to a Fair Trial in International Law (OUP October 2020, with Amal Clooney), which aims to make the law on the right to a fair trial accessible to counsel and meaningful to victims in courtrooms all over the world.


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