Lawyer, Matrix Chambers & Professor of International Law
Philippe Sands is Professor of Law at University College of London and a barrister at Matrix Chambers.He is a regular commentator on the BBC and CNN and writes frequently for leading newspapers. As a practicing barrister he has extensive experience litigating cases before international courts. Leading cases in which he has been involved include Pinochet and Guantanamo detainees. He is author of Lawless World (Penguin, 2006) on the illegality of the Iraq war, and Torture Team (Penguin, 2008) on liability for torture.
Peer & Former Cabinet Minister
Chair of Cognitive NeuroImaging
MP & Former Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
President of Murray Edwards College
Chair, Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) Council
Author and Journalist with The Sunday Times