Legal Adviser, U.K. Foreign Office, 1953–1960. Member, I.L.C. 1955–1960; Rapporteur on Law of Treaties; Chairman, 1959–1960; Judge, I.C.J. 1960–1973; Judge, European Court of Human Rights 1974–1982. Principal work: The Law and Procedure of the International Court of Justice (2 vols., 1986). See Merrills, Judge Sir Gerald Fitzmaurice and the Discipline of International Law (1998).
From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: International Law.