Robert McCorquodale is a barrister at Brick Court Chambers, Professor of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Nottingham and founder of Inclusive Law, a consultancy on business and human rights. He began as a commercial litigation lawyer in Sydney and London, and, after his LLM, he became a lecturer at the University of Cambridge. He then worked at the Australian National University and the University of Nottingham, where he was Head of the School of Law. He was the Director for 10 years of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), one of the world's leading independent applied legal research bodies.
He has published widely on international law issues, advised companies of all sizes, assisted governments around the world, been involved with civil society and intergovernmental organisations in drafting legal changes, and worked with trade and industry associations. This has included capacity building, legislative proposals and training. Robert has also drafted national constitutions, advised governments and independence movements, and spoken at events around the world.