I have published extensively in leading journals and edited books on numerous topics of public international law, European law, international dispute settlement, the protection of international investments and investors, and Human rights.


La protection de l’actionnaire en droit international : L’héritage de la Barcelona Traction

Publication de la Revue Générale de Droit International Public – Nouvelle Série 59.

Paris: Pedone, 2015.

Forword of Alain Pellet.

IX-517 p.


Some of my recent articles and contributions to edited books include the following examples. For a full list of my articles and contributions click on more …

Ad hoc investment arbitration based on State contracts: from Lena Goldfields to the Libyan oil arbitrations”

International Investment Law: An Analysis of the Major Decisions. Edited by H. Ruiz Fabri and E. Stoppioni.

Commentary of Article 38 of the Statute of the International Court of Justice

With Alain Pellet.

The Statute of the International Court of Justice: A Commentary. Edited by A. Zimmermann and Ch. J. Tams. 3rd edn.

Oxford Commentaries on International Law. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

p. 819-962.

“Droits et obligations issus du droit de l’investissement et des droits de l’homme : entre exclusivité et harmonisation”

With Gisèle Stephens-Chu.

Droit de l’Homme et droit international économique. Edited by C. Titi.

Bruylant, 2019.

p. 223-49.

“The Saga of the 1858 Treaty of Limits: The Cases Against Costa Rica”

Nicaragua Before the International Court of Justice. Edited by E. Sobenes Obregon and B. Samson.

New York, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer, 2018.

p. 85-112.

The Treaty of Limits concluded between Nicaragua and Costa Rica in 1858 was aimed at determining the land boundary along the San Juan River and at establishing a specific regime of navigational rights in respect of part of this river. It became the source of constant differences and disputes between the two States. Some of these disputes concerning the interpretation and the application of the 1858 Treaty were submitted to arbitration in the late nineteenth century and to the Central American Court of Justice in the early twentieth century. Since 2005, both States have submitted four cases to the International Court of Justice concerning the course of the boundary determined in the 1858 Treaty and the scope of the navigational rights granted within this instrument.


I have written in chroniques and periodic columns on the procedure and case law of international courts and tribunals. I have also prepared case comments for edited books and law journals. This includes the following examples. For a full list click on more ...

“Procedural Developments at the International Court of Justice”

Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals. 2004-2009.

Periodical column providing update on developments concerning the statute, the organisation, the jurisdiction, and the procedural law of the International Court of Justice. The procedural developments were discussed in the order of the relevant articles of the Statute of the Court and the Rules of Court. 

“Le Tribunal irano-américain de réclamations”

Annuaire français de Droit international. 1999-2003.

Series of annual columns, prepared under the auspices of the Centre de droit international de Nanterre (CEDIN) and the co-ordination of Professor Patrick Daillier, synthesising thematically the contribution of the case law of the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal to international law.

Online Publications


“Judgment: International Court of Justice (ICJ)”

Encyclopedia entry.

Max Planck Encyclopedia of International Procedural Law (MPEiPro).

“At Daggers Drawn: International Legal Issues Surrounding the Conflict in and around Nagorno-Karabakh”

With Bernhard Knoll-Tudor.

EJIL:Talk!, 17 November 2020

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Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki

With Affef Ben Mansour.

Co-ordinator and editor of the Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki of Jus Mundi.


Wiki Note.

Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki, Jus Mundi. 2020.

“Provisional Application”

Wiki Note.

Investment Law and Arbitration Wiki, Jus Mundi. 2020.


Solange you don’t get it wrong: Unwinding the judicial dialogue concerning investment claims”

EU Law Live, Weekend Edition No. 22, 20 June 2020

“The new Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea: New Opportunities and New Challenges”

With Ketevan Betaneli.

Briefing, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer, 1 November 2018.