Malcolm Shaw QC
Research Professor in International Law
LLB (Liverpool), LLM (Jerusalem), PhD (Keele), FRGS, of Gray's Inn Barrister-at-Law
Malcolm Shaw is now part-time Research Professor in International Law following his retirement from the Sir Robert Jennings Chair of International Law on 28 February 2011. He was a member of the HEFCE Law Panel for the 2001 and 1996 Research Assessment Exercises, a member of the AHRB Law Review Panel 2004-5 and a member of Leverhulme Law Prize Panel 2010. The sixth edition of his textbook on international law appeared in September 2008. This has appeared in Polish and Hungarian translations and is being translated into Portuguese, Macedonian and Chinese. He is currently working on a book on the international law of territory and has been invited to become the editor of the four volume seminal work on the International Court of Justice (Rosenne’s Law and Practice of the International Court of Justice).
Malcolm Shaw is a Senior Fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge and a Trustee of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is also a practising barrister, specialising in public international law issues, appearing recently before the International Court of Justice in the Kosovo case and before the European Court of Human Rights in cases concerning Azerbaijan. He has also appeared before the English courts, including the House of Lords in R v Jones.
International law; especially territorial and maritime disputes; human rights; International Court of Justice
- International Law , (6th ed. 2008), Cambridge University Press, 1341 pp.
- Common Values in International Law: Essays in Honour of Christian Tomuschat (as co-editor with Sommermann, Fassbender and Dupuy), N.P. Engel Verlag, Kehl, 2006, 1184 pp.
- “International Law: A System of Relationships”, 3 Collected Courses of the Xiamen Academy of International Law, 2010, pp. 237 - 340
- Title to Territory (as editor), (2005), Library of Essays in International Law, Ashgate Publishing, 522 pp.
- “Self-Determination, Human Rights and the Attribution of Territory” in Essays in Honour of Bruno Simma, (ed D. Khan), Oxford, OUP, 2010, pp. 590-608
- “Settling Territorial Disputes” in Liber Amicorum Jean-Pierre Cot, Bruylant, 2009, pp. 255-81.
- “Territorial Administration by Non-Territorial Sovereigns” in The Allocation of Authority in International Law (eds. Broude and Shany), Hart Publications, 2008, pp. 369-415.
- “Title, Control and Closure? The Experience of the Eritrea-Ethiopia Boundary Commission”, International and Comparative Law Quarterly, 2007, pp. 755-796