Philippa Webb

Reader (Associate Professor) | Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London

Dr Philippa Webb is Reader (Associate Professor) in Public International Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. She joined Law School in 2012 after a decade in international legal practice. She has served as the Special Assistant to President Higgins of the International Court of Justice (2006-9), the Judicial Clerk to Judges Higgins and Owada (2004-5) and Associate Legal Adviser at the International Criminal Court (2005-6). Dr Webb is on the International Advisory Panel for the American Law Institute’s project Restatement Fourth, Foreign Relations Law of the United States. She is co-chair of the Editorial Committee of the Journal of International Criminal Justice and on the editorial board of The Leiden Journal of International Law. Dr Webb is the co-author with Lady Hazel Fox QC of The Law of State Immunity (OUP 2013, revised edition 2015), which has been cited by leading national courts. Her other publications include International Judicial Integration and Fragmentation (OUP 2013, paperback 2016), and The Genocide Convention: The Travaux Préparatoires (Martinus Nijhoff 2008) (with Hirad Abtahi).