Vaughan Lowe, QC

Emeritus Chichele Professor


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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Research Interests

Public International Law

Research projects & programmes

Public International Law Research Group