Influencing International Law without Dispute
Article from: TDM 3 (2018), in Sir Elihu Lauterpacht QC
I first met Eli Lauterpacht when he was teaching a Masters of Law course with the title of 'Pacific Settlement of Disputes'. He made very clear that this was real law for real international lawyers. He emphasised international arbitration was the future, even though, in the late 1980s, there were not many cases and most of those were not publicly accessible. Fortunately, he was involved in many of them, and brought his immense knowledge, careful analysis and very amusing anecdotes, to make the whole subject both accessible and stimulating. It confirmed in me that I would return to being ...