English international lawyer with lengthy service in the application and reform of international law; Professor, Oxford 1947–1972; Member, I.L.C. 1961–1981, P.C.A. 1965–1982; Judge, European Court of Human Rights 1966–1974, I.C.J. 1973–1982, President 1979–1982. Principal works: editor of B.Y.I.L. (1955–1973); editor, Brierly's Law of Nations (6th ed. 1978).
From Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law in Oxford Reference.
Subjects: International Law.