Sir Christopher GREENWOOD

Sir Christopher Greenwood, GBE, CMG, QC, a national of the United Kingdom, was appointed to the Tribunal in 2018.  Prior to his appointment he was a Judge of the International Court of Justice (2009-2018).

Christopher Greenwood studied law at Magdalene College, Cambridge (BA 1976, LLB 1977, MA 1980).  He was called to the Bar by Middle Temple in 1978.  Christopher Greenwood taught law at Cambridge where he was a Fellow of Magdalene College (1978-1996) and a Lecturer in the Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge (1981-1996).  From 1996 until 2009 he was Professor of International Law at the London School of Economics.  Christopher Greenwood practised as a barrister in London and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2003.  He is a Bencher of Middle Temple and was Reader in 2020.  He became Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, in 2020.

Christopher Greenwood is the Editor of the International Law Reports and has published on various aspects of international law, in particular international humanitarian law, sovereign immunity and arbitration.

He was appointed a Companion of the Order of Saint Michael and Saint George (CMG) in 2002 and knighted in 2009 for services to international law.  In 2018 he was appointed a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire (GBE) for services to international justice.