Alumnus, Professor Subedi, elected an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford
Alumnus and founder of the Subedi Prizes, Professor Surya P. Subedi, OBE, KC, DCL, has been elected an Honorary Fellow of Exeter College, Oxford by the College's Governing Body. It is the highest honour that Exeter College can bestow and is reserved for individuals who are both distinguished in their field and who have also contributed to society more generally. Professor Subedi is one of ten new Honorary Fellows, including four other Law Faculty alumni - Professor David Feldman KC FBA FRSA, Professor Carolyn Evans FASSA, Christina Blacklaws and Professor Kenneth Mwenda.
Professor Subedi obtained his DPhil in Law at Oxford in 1993 and was awarded the DCL by the University of Oxford in 2019. He was made an OBE in 2004 and appointed a Queen’s Counsel (QC) (Hon) in 2017. Two law prizes named after his name – one for the best attainment in Human Rights Law and another one for the best doctoral thesis (DPhil) of the year in Law – were established at the University of Oxford in 2020. He is currently Professor of International Law at the University of Leeds and a practising barrister in London.