London Centre of International Law Practice (LCILP) is a unique institution located in the heart of London; comprising high-level professional international law practitioners, dedicated to the advancement of global legal knowledge and the practice of international law. We offer specialised legal training programmes, law policy advice, and technical assistance with legal issues, including assembling research and publications. We organise conferences and meetings on pressing international law issues. Our consultants are renowned international practitioners in the public and private sectors across a range of legal disciplines and they provide a wealth of expertise, extensive knowledge and experience in international law, international relations, dispute resolution and geopolitics.
LCILP is delighted to announce that Steven Walker, one of its experts on International Arbitration, Energy & Infrastructure Dispute Resolution, has been appointed by Her Majesty the Queen as a Queen’s Council. The award of Queen’s Counsel is for excellence in advocacy in the higher courts. It is made to advocates who have rights of audience in […] Read more
With the discovery of significant hydrocarbon deposits in the Eastern Mediterranean at the turn of the 21st century, the geostrategic importance of the region has been transformed. In 2010, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has reported that an estimate of 1.7 billion barrels (bb) of recoverable oil and 122 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural […] Read more
ANNOUNCEMENT: International Law and the Territorial Gains and Losses of Non-State, Organised Armed Groups in Africa and the Middle East
An evolution is currently taking place in the international legal system to address the territorial dimensions of non-state, organised armed groups through more adaptive legal mechanisms. While the international legal system is built on the principle of the “territorial integrity” of States, contemporary armed conflicts are increasingly characterised by the dissociation of States through civil strife and […] Read more
LCILP’s Analysis of the Maritime Demarcation Agreement between Egypt and Saudi Arabia Quoted by the US Library of Congress’ Global Legal Monitor
On 23 June 2016, the Global Legal Monitor of the US Library of Congress, discussing the recent annulment by the Egyptian Administrative Court of the maritime agreement reached between Saudi Arabia and Egypt, quoted the analysis by LCILP’s Pierre-Emmanuel Dupont & Brian McGarry, The Egypt-Saudi Arabia Agreement on Tiran and Sanafir: Law of the Sea […] Read more