Miles is an Associate Professor of Law at the Faculty of Law and a Fellow of Jesus College. He holds MA and DPhil degrees from the University of Oxford and an LLM degree from Harvard Law School. He was previously the Global Justice Research Fellow at St Anne's College, University of Oxford, and convenor of the Oxford Transitional Justice Research Group.

Miles has a range of research interests in general international law, including jurisdiction, immunities, and the law of state responsibility, as well as in international and domestic criminal law. His doctoral research, supported by a Rhodes Scholarship, was on complicity in international law and was published by Oxford University Press in 2015. His articles have been published in leading journals, including the European Journal of International Law, the Leiden Journal of International Law, and the Journal of International Criminal Justice. In 2017, he was awarded the Cassese Prize for International Criminal Law Studies. The Cassese Prize, given biennially, is awarded to the author of the most original article published in the Journal of International Criminal Justice in the preceding two years.

Miles serves as a Faculty Committee Member of Oxford Pro Bono Publico and on the Steering Committee of the Oxford Institute for Ethics, Law and Armed Conflict. He teaches International Law and Armed Conflict, International Criminal Law, and Criminal Justice and Human Rights on the BCL/MJur at Oxford and Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, and Administative Law on the undergraduate course.

He has practiced law and clerked at the Constitutional Court of South Africa and the International Court of Justice.

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