International Court of Justice

I have acted as advisor, counsel and advocate in more than a dozen of cases before the International Court of Justice, the principal judicial organ of the United Nations, in the Hague. These disputes concerned the law of treaties, the delimitation of land and maritime boundaries, issues of State responsibility and diplomatic protection, statehood, the sources of international obligations, and questions of diplomatic immunity and status.

Asian State

Counsel for an Asian State in a cases concerning the request made by another State for interpretation of a judgment of the Court relating to sovereignty over islands and low-tide elevations.

Asian State

Counsel for an Asian State in a cases concerning the request made by another State for interpretation of a judgment of the Court relating to sovereignty over islands and low-tide elevations.

South American State

Advisor for a South American State in a dispute with a neighbouring State concerning an alleged obligation to negotiate a sovereign access to the ocean.

European State

Counsel and advocate for a Central European State in a case against a West African State concerning the obligation to prosecute or extradite a former dictator under the Torture Convention.

European State

Counsel and advocate for the authorities of a South-Eastern European State in advisory proceedings concerning the accordance with international law of a declaration of independence.

African State

Counsel and advocate for the government of an African State in a dispute with another African State concerning the diplomatic protection of one of its nationals.

South American State

Counsel and advocate for a South American State in a dispute with another State of the region relating to the construction and operation of two industrial facilities on the banks of the River Uruguay.

Central American State

Assistant counsel for a Central American State in a case against a neighbouring State concerning navigation and related activities on a frontier river.

Eastern European State

Counsel and advocate for the government of an Eastern European State in a case concerning the delimitation of the maritime boundary with a neighbouring State in the Black Sea.

Asian State

Counsel for an Asian State in a dispute concerning the sovereignty over islands and low-tide elevations in the Strait of Singapore.

African State

Advisor for the authorities of an African State in a dispute with another State in the region concerning the final delimitation of the entire border between the two States..

Central European State

Advisor for the government of a European State in a case against another European State concerning certain property belonging to nationals of the Applicant State.

Daniel is an excellent lawyer. He gets to the core of the issues quickly and provides intelligent answers. A pleasure to work with him.

Professor of international law

Co-counsel