Martin Dawidowicz is a Departmental Lecturer in Public International Law, in association with Pembroke College. Martin obtained his first degree in law from the University of Stockholm before completing the MJur at the University of Oxford and a PhD at the University of Cambridge, as a Gates Scholar.

Prior to his current appointment, Martin worked for several years as an associate at Lalive Avocats in Geneva where he specialised in public international law and investment treaty arbitration. He has substantial experience of international proceedings, in cases before the International Court of Justice, ICSID and other arbitral institutions. Previously, he worked in the United Nations Office of Legal Affairs in New York, and taught public international law to diplomats on the Oxford Foreign Service Programme, among other positions held.

Martin has varied research interests within the field of general international law and has published articles on aspects of the law of state responsibility, the law of treaties, international dispute settlement, and the law of self-determination in several leading publications, including the British Yearbook of International Law. His monograph, Third-Party Countermeasures in International Law, is forthcoming with Cambridge University Press.


Research Interests

Public international law

Options taught

Public International Law

Research projects