Dan Sarooshi, KC

Professor of Public International Law


Professor Dan Sarooshi KC is Professor of Public International Law, University of Oxford; and Senior Research Fellow, The Queen's College, Oxford. He joined the University in 2003 and was promoted to a full Professorship in 2006.

Book Awards: Twice awarded the American Society of International Law book prize (the "Certificate of Merit"); Myres McDougal Prize by American Society for the Policy Sciences; and the (biennial) Guggenheim Prize by Swiss Guggenheim Foundation. Shorter works, e.g., 125 pp. piece with Dame Rosalyn Higgins GBE QC, “Institutional Modes of Conflict Management” (2015). Co-General Editor/co-author of Oppenheim’s International Law: The Law of Peace (OUP, 10th ed.) (forthc'g: in preparation) with Sir Christopher Greenwood GBE QC.

Appointments: by UK-EU to list of arbitrators to hear Brexit-related disputes under the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement (2020-); Queen's Counsel (2018-); WTO Dispute Settlement List of Panellists (nominated by UK/EU) (2006-); British Institute of International & Comparative Law Board of Trustees (2022-); ASIL Counsellor (2018-) and ASIL Executive Council (2008-2011); Director, Hague Academy of International Law ("HAIL") Research Centre (English & French), 2011; Director of Studies for Taught Courses, HAIL, 2005. Delivered the course of HAIL Lectures on “The Immunities of States and International Organizations in Domestic Courts”, July 2018.

Eight of his former DPhil supervisees have had their DPhil theses published as monographs by leading academic publishers.



Research Interests

International Law, International Arbitration, and Constitutional Law

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