Fonction(s) actuelle(s)

Professor of International Law

Barrister, Three Stone Chambers, London

Chair, Board of Editors of the Asian Journal of International Law

Domaine(s) d’expertise

  • International Investment Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • International Watercourses Law
  • International Human Rights Law
  • WTO Law


Surya Subedi

Publications sélectionnées


International Investment Law: Reconciling Policy and Principle (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 1st edition in 2008; 2nd edition in 2012; and 3rd edition in 2016).

The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System: Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights(Routledge, London/New York, 2017).

International Watercourses Law for the 21st Century: The Case of the River Ganges Basin, (Ashgate Publishing, UK, 2005).

Book Chapters

‘International Investment Law’, in Malcolm Evans (ed.), International Law (Oxford University Press, 4th edition, 2014), pp.727-751.

‘WTO Dispute Settlement Mechanism as a New Technique for Settling Disputes in International Law’, in Duncan French, Matthew Saul and Nigel D. White (eds.), International Law and Dispute Settlement: New Problems and Techniques  (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2010), pp.173-190.

‘An Innovative Solution to an Ambitious Project: Dispute Resolution in the 1982 Convention on the Law of the Sea’, in Charles C. Jalloh and Olufemi Elias (eds.), Shielding Humanity: Essays in International Law in Honour of Judge Abdul G. Koroma (Martinus Nijhoff/Brill, The Hague, 2015), pp.163-186.

Journal articles

‘India’s New Bilateral Investment Promotion and Protection Treaty with Nepal: A New Trend in State Practice’ ICSID Review: Foreign Investment Law Journal (Oxford University Press), Vol. 28 (2), Fall, 2013, pp.384-404.

‘The Challenge of Reconciling the Competing Principles within the Law of Foreign Investment with Special Reference to the Recent Trend in the Interpretation of the Term “Expropriation”’ International Lawyer (A journal of the American Bar Association’s International Law Section); Spring 2006;  Vol. 40 (1), pp.121-141.

‘Problems and Prospects for the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf in Dealing with Submissions by Coastal States in Relation to the Ocean Territory Beyond 200 Nautical Miles’, 26 The International Journal of Marine and Coastal Law (Martinus Nijhoff Publishers,, The Hague, 2011), pp.413–431.

‘The UN Human Rights Special Rapporteurs and the Impact of their Work: Some Reflections of the UN Special Rapporteur for Cambodia’, 6 (1) Asian Journal of International Law (Cambridge University Press, January 2016), pp.1-14.

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