We are delighted to welcome Judge Awn Al-Khasawneh to Doughty Street International.
Judge Al-Khasawneh was the Prime Minister of Jordan from October 2011 to April 2012. He served as a judge to the International Court of Justice from 2000 to 2011 and as the vice-president of the Court from 2006 to 2009. Al-Khasawneh received his university education at Queens’ College, Cambridge in England, where he attained a bachelor’s degree in history and law and a master’s degree in international law. Judge Al-Khasawneh served on many international bodies, including the United Nations International Law Commission and the Sub-Commission on the Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities. He is a member of the Permanent Court of Arbitration since 1999 where he served as arbitrator in a case in 2008 and 2009. Al-Khasawneh lectured and participated widely in academic seminars at various universities, including Oxford, Cambridge, London, Geneva and universities in Jordan. He has recently been appointed an Ad Hoc Judge in Delimitation Case in the Caribbean and Pacific (Costa Rica / Nicaragua) before the ICJ and he sits in a number of arbitrations. To view a full profile please click here.
Judge Awn Al-Khasawneh will be closely engaged with the work of Doughty Street International.