Masters of the Bench
Professor Philippe Sands Esq QC
Full Title: Professor Philippe Sands Esq QCCategory: Ordinary Bencher
Bench Call Date: 30.6.2009
Call Date: 26.11.1985
Philippe is a founder member of Matrix Chambers, a professor of International Law at University College London, and an expert on international remedies in the field of trade disputes, environmental law and inter-state claims. He has written for a wider audience on the Guantanamo practices of the last US administration, and his latest book has even been serialised in Vanity Fair. He was a junior counsel in the first of many UK cases on the novel issue of inter-state relations regarding the protection of British nationals and has helped bring the principles of public international law into play in the domestic courts.