Professor Public International Law, School of Law, University of Edinburgh
Alan Boyle specialises in Public International Law. Educated at Oxford University, he has also taught at the University of London (Queen Mary College); University of Texas Law School; William and Mary College Law School, Virginia; the University of Paris ( Paris II & X), and LUISS in Rome. He was General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly from 1998 until 2006. He is a barrister and practises occasionally in the International Court of Justice and other international tribunals, most recently in the Pulp Mills Case (ICJ, 2006-9) and the Aerial Spraying Case (ICJ, 2008-).
His research interests include international environmental law, the law of the sea, the law of treaties, international law-making and the settlement of international disputes. He welcomes enquiries from students interested in undertaking an M.Phil or Ph.D in any of these fields.