Sir Daniel Bethlehem QC
- Conflict and security
- International development
Daniel Bethlehem is a Visiting Professor in the Department of War Studies. He is a barrister and arbitrator specialising in public international law from chambers at 20 Essex Street in London. He is a member of the UK Foreign Secretary’s “Locarno Group” of external adviser on UK foreign policy issues, of the U.S. State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Law, and a Consulting Senior Fellow for Law and Strategy at The International Institute for Strategic Studies. He has a long-standing affiliation with Columbia University Law School in New York.
Areas of Expertise
Public International Law
The system of international law
From May 2006 to May 2011, Daniel Bethlehem was the principal Legal Adviser of the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office. He returned to private practice at the London Bar following the end of his FCO tenure. Prior to his appointment to the FCO, he was a practising barrister from chambers in London, Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at Cambridge University and a Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge. Before that, he taught international law at the London School of Economics.
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