Arabella Lang


Arabella Lang founded the Parliament and Treaties Hub in the House of Commons in July 2018 to provide a focus for inter-disciplinary and collaborative work on the options for parliamentary scrutiny of treaties after Brexit. This followed many years as the international law and human rights specialist in the Commons Library. Her Library publications on treaty law are supplemented by her chapter on Parliament and International Treaties in Horne & Le Sueur (eds), ‘Parliament: Legislation and Accountability’ (Hart, 2016).

Arabella’s previous roles include immigration and asylum specialist at the Commons Library, Inquiry Manager on the Home Affairs Committee, and professional violinist. Her academic qualifications include first class honours in law from Edinburgh University and a Masters in Research in international law and human rights from Birkbeck, University of London.


Research projects & programmes

Treaties, Brexit and the Constitution