Necessity and Proportionality and the Right of Self-Defence in International Law
PhD Candidate, Teaching Fellow
Chris joined the Faculty in September 2014 and is a PhD Candidate and Teaching Fellow. He is currently a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School. His thesis examines the right of self-defence in international law and the customary requirements that the exercise of defensive force is necessary and proportionate. He was awarded the UCL Faculty of Laws Research Scholarship to conduct his research.
Chris holds an LLM in International Law from UCL and an LLB in Law and European Law from the University of Nottingham. Prior to joining UCL, Chris practised as a lawyer at Linklaters and Latham & Watkins.