Biography

Vaughan Lowe QC is Emeritus Chichele Professor of Public International Law and a Fellow of All Souls College.

He was formerly Reader in International Law and a Fellow of Corpus Christi College in the University of Cambridge; and before that he taught at the universities of Cardiff and Manchester and, as a visiting professor, in the USA. He practices as a barrister from Essex Court Chambers, London. He has advised governments and corporations on matters of international law, and is the author of many books and articles on the subject, of which the most recent are The Law of the Sea (3rd ed., MUP, 1999; with Robin Churchill),The Settlement of International Disputes (OUP, 1999; with John Collier), and International Law (OUP, 2007). He was appointed QC in 2008.

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Publications

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  • A V Lowe, 'Private Disputes and the Public Interest in International Law' in D. French, M. Saul and N.D. White (eds), International Law and Dispute Settlement (Hart Publishing 2010)
  • A V Lowe and with S.A.G. Talmon, Basic Documents on the Law of the Sea: The Legal Order of the Oceans (Hart Publishing 2009)
    This compendium of documents brings together, for the first time in an affordable format, the essential documents needed to gain a thorough knowledge of the laws of the sea. There has been a long feld need for such a collection to provide students, scholars and practitioners with a working library of the key materials. This collection integrates documents of the International Maritime Organisation (which are not available anywhere on the web in consolidated form), of regional fisheries organizations, security related documents, treaties concerning resource exploitation, environmental protection measures and much more, into the framework created by the Law of the Sea Convention. The book is aimed at teachers and practitioners in the area and can be used as a class room companion for law of the sea courses.
  • A V Lowe and with S.A.G. Talmon, Basic Documents on the Law of the Sea: The Legal Order of the Oceans (Hart Publishing 2009)
    This compendium of documents brings together, for the first time in an affordable format, the essential documents needed to gain a thorough knowledge of the laws of the sea. There has been a long felt need for such a collection to provide students, scholars and practitioners with a working library of the key materials. This collection integrates documents of the International Maritime Organisation (which are not available anywhere on the web in consolidated form), of regional fisheries organizations, security related documents, treaties concerning resource exploitation, environmental protection measures and much more, into the framework created by the Law of the Sea Convention. The book is aimed at teachers and practitioners in the area and can be used as a class room companion for law of the sea courses.
    ISBN: 1841138231/97818411
  • A V Lowe, 'Rules of International Law in English Courts' in M Andenas and D Fairgrieve (eds), Tom Bingham and the Transformation of the Law, A Liber Amicorum (OUP 2009)
    ISBN: 9780199566181
  • A V Lowe, 'Shadows in the Cave: The Nature of International Law when it Appears before English Courts' in K.H. Kaikobad & M. Bohlander (ed), Essays in Honor of Colin Warbrick: International Law & Power, Perspectives on Legal Order & Justice (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2009)
  • A V Lowe, 'The Manifold Respondent: Multiparty Issues Involving States in Investor-State Arbitration' in Permanent Court of Arbitration (ed), Multiple Party Actions in International Arbitration (OUP 2009)
  • A V Lowe, 'Changing Dimensions of International Investment Law' in W Shan, P Simons ad D Singh (ed), Collected Courses of the Xiamen Academy of International Law ((Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2008)
  • A V Lowe, 'Sovereignty and International Economic Law' in W Shan, P Simons, D Singh (ed), Redefining Sovereignty in International Economic Law (Hart Publishing 2008)
    ISBN: 978 1 84113 701 8
  • A V Lowe and A Roberts, J Welsh and D Zaum, The United Nations Security Council and War (Oxford University Press 2008)
    ISBN: 9780199533435
  • A V Lowe, International Law (OUP 2007)
    ISBN: 978-0-19-923083-9
  • A V Lowe, 'The Interplay between Negotiation and Litigation in International Dispute Settlement' in Ndiaye and Wolfrum (eds) (eds), Liber Amicorum Judge Thomas A. Mensah (Koninklijke Brill NV 2007)
  • A V Lowe, 'Jurisdiction' in M. Evans (ed), International Law, 2d ed. (OUP 2006)
  • A V Lowe and J R Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law, Oxford University Press' (2006) LXXVI
    ISBN: 0 19 920276-1
  • A V Lowe, The Chatham House Principles of International Law on the Use of Force in Self-Defence, paper presented at ICLQ
  • A V Lowe, 'The Use of Force in the British Tradition of International Law' in Dott.A. Giuffrè (ed), Alberico Gentili, L’uso Della Forza Nel Diritto Internazionale (Centro Internazionale di Studi Gentiliani, San Ginesio 2006)
  • A V Lowe, 'Clear and Present Danger: Responses to Terrorism' (2005) Vol 54, Part 1, January 2005 International & Comparative Law Quarterly 185
  • A V Lowe and J. R. Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law' (2005) LXXV Oxford University Press vii and 990
    ISBN: 0 19 928493-8
  • A V Lowe, 'The ITLOS Opinions of Judge Ivan Shearer' (2005) Vol 24, 2005 Australian Year Book of International Law 145
  • A V Lowe, 'Security Concerns and National Sovereignty in the Age of World-Wide Terrorism' in Ronald St. John Macdonald and Douglas M. Johnston (eds), Towards World Constitutionalism – Issues in the Legal Ordering of the World Community 2005 (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 2005)
    ISBN: 90-04-14612-1
  • A V Lowe, 'Corporations as International Actors and International Law Makers' (2004) XIV, 2004 The Italian Yearbook of International Law 23
    ISBN: 90-04-15027-7
  • A V Lowe, 'Foreword - Part One' in J.B. Attanasio & J.J. Norton (ed), Multilateralism v Unilateralism: Policy Choices in a Global Society (BIICL 2004)
    ISBN: 0-903067-44-7
  • A V Lowe, M. Fitzmaurice and O. Elias, 'Northern European Co-operation regarding Watercourses' (2004) Watercourse Co-operation in Northern Europe/TMC Asser Press 95
  • A V Lowe, 'The Place of Dr Thomas Baty in the International Law Studies of the 20th Century' (2004) The Commemorative Seminar for Dr Thomas Baty: Contributions of Dr Thomas Baty and Their Reappraisal/University of Tokyo
  • A V Lowe, Michael Byers and Georg Nolte, 'Comments on Chapters 16 and 17' in M. Byers & G. Nolte (ed), United States Hegemony and the Foundations of International Law (Cambridge University Press 2003)
  • A V Lowe, 'Is the Nature of the International Legal System Changing? – A Response' in (ed), Austrian Review of International and European Law (Martinus Nijhoff 2003)
    ISBN: 90-04-14454-4
  • A V Lowe, 'Jurisdiction' in M. Evans (ed), International Law (OUP 2003)
  • A V Lowe and J.R. Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law' (2003) LXXIV Oxford University Press xiii and 1000
    Annual Review of public international law
    ISBN: 0 19 926785-5
  • A V Lowe, 'The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Survey for 2002' (2003) Vol 18, No. 4, 2003 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 447
  • A V Lowe, 'The Iraq Crisis: What Now?' (2003) 52(4) International and Comparative Law Quarterly 859
  • A V Lowe, 'The Rule of Law: Thinking of an Order in the International Society' (2003) 177(2003) Gaiko Forum 24
  • A V Lowe, 'Foreword' in Michael Likosky (ed), Transnational Legal Processes: Globalisation and Power Disparities (Butterworths 2002)
    ISBN: 978-0406946744
  • A V Lowe, 'Shareholders' Rights to Control and Manage: From Barcelona Traction to ELSI' (2002) Brill Academic 2002 Liber Amicorum Judge Shigeru Oda
  • A V Lowe and J.R.Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law' (2002) LXIII Oxford University Press viii and 1062
    Annual Review of public international law
    ISBN: 0 19 926324-8
  • A V Lowe, 'The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Survey for 2001' (2002) Vol 17, 2001 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 463
  • A V Lowe, 'International Legal Issues Arising in the Kosovo Crisis' in Sienho Yee & Wang Tieya (ed), International Law in the Post-Cold War World (Reprint. Originally printed in ICLQ Vol 49, 2000) (Routledge 2001)
  • A V Lowe and J.R. Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law' (2001) LXXII Oxford University Press vii and 755
    Annual review of public international law
    ISBN: 0 19 925401 X
  • A V Lowe, 'The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea: Survey for 2000' (2001) Vol 16, 2001 International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law 549
  • A V Lowe and J.R. Crawford, 'The British Year Book of International Law' (2000) LXXI Oxford University Press x and 690
    Annual review of public international law
    ISBN: 0 19 924692-0

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