Sir Elihu Lauterpacht and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge
Article from: TDM 3 (2018), in Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC
The Lauterpacht Centre is one of Sir Eli Lauterpacht's principal legacies. As the current Director and Deputy Directors, we have had the privilege of working closely with Sir Eli, our Founding Director and Honorary Fellow, over the last few years. Eli's erudition, warmth and generosity have made us feel immediately welcome in Cambridge's international law community of which Eli was a central pillar for over six decades. His death in February 2017 marks the end of an era for international law in Cambridge and for the research centre named after Sir Eli and his father Sir Hersch ...