Professor Malcolm Shaw KC has been appointed an Honorary Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge. The Centre appoints honorary fellows “in recognition of their significant contribution to the study and practice of international law and to the development of the Centre”.
As a practising barrister Professor Malcolm Shaw has developed an international reputation for advising on a wide variety of international legal matters, including territorial disputes, law of the sea, state and diplomatic immunities and a number of other areas for a variety of governmental and private clients and international organisations.
In addition to an extensive international practice, he has also had a long career in the academy, having been Head of a Law School and the Founder of the Human Rights Centre, University of Essex. He has been a Visiting Professor at the University of Paris Ouest, Nanterre, France and Distinguished Visiting Professor of Law, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. He is the Emeritus Sir Robert Jennings Professor of International Law, University of Leicester and an associate member of the Institut de Droit International.
Professor Shaw is the author of International Law (9th edition, 2021) and of Rosenne’s Law and Practice of the International Court (5th edition, 2016) and many articles. He has given a considerable number of papers at home and abroad, including the Lauterpacht Memoral Lectures, Cambridge University, and the General Course on International Law, Academy of International Law, University of Xiamen, China.
Member of Essex Chambers wish to congratulate Professor Malcolm Shaw on this important appointment.