Professor Robert McCorquodale is the Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London. He is also Professor of International Law and Human Rights, and a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, London.
Previously he was a Fellow and Lecturer in Law at St. John's College, University of Cambridge and Associate Professor in International Law at the Australian National University in Canberra. Before embarking on an academic career, he worked as a qualified lawyer in commercial litigation with leading law firms in Sydney (King & Wood Mallesons) and London (Herbert Smith Freehills).
Robert's research and teaching interests are in the areas of public international law and human rights law. He has published widely on these areas, and has provided advice to governments, corporations, international organisations, non-governmental organisations and peoples concerning international law and human rights issues, including advising on the drafting of new constitutions and conducting international law training courses.