Professor Robert McCorquodale

Professor of International Law and Human Rights, University of Nottingham

Developing accountability in business and human rights (afternoon panels session, day 1)

Professor Robert McCorquodale is Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham, and has served as the Head of School. He is now part-time at the School, as he is also a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, London and the Founder of Inclusive Law, a consultancy on business and human rights. He was Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative
Law (BIICL) for 10 years.

Robert teaches, publishes and advises in public international law, especially international human rights law. His area of focus is on business and human rights, which is a growing area of law. His work has included capacity building, legislative proposals and training, as well as empirical and doctrinal research.