Dr Philippa Webb

King’s College London

Effective advocacy in inter-state litigation (afternoon panels session, day 2)

Dr Philippa Webb is Associate Professor of Public International Law at King’s College London. She is also a barrister at 20 Essex Street Chambers in London. She is a specialist in public international law and represents states, companies and individuals in domestic and international courts, including the International Court of Justice, the European Court of Human Rights and the Supreme Court of United Kingdom.

Previously, Philippa held positions as Special Assistant and Legal Officer to the President of the International Court of Justice, legal adviser to the Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court, and associate officer in United Nations Headquarters in New York. Her publications include Oppenheim’s International Law: United Nations (OUP 2017, with Dame Rosalyn Higgins GBE QC, Dapo Akande, Sandesh Sivamuaran and James Sloan), The Law of State Immunity (OUP 2015, with Lady Hazel Fox QC), and International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation (OUP 2015). She is on the Board of the European Society of International Law.