International Law and Human Rights Unit Guest Speaker Series
Dr Federica Paddeu (University of Cambridge)
Military assistance on request and general reasons against force: consent as a defence to the prohibition of force
Dr Federica Paddeu is the Derek Bowett Fellow in Law at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. She holds a law degree from Universidad Catolica Andres Bello in Caracas, Venezuela, and an LLM and PhD in international law from Cambridge. She has written on diverse aspects of the use of force, investment law and State responsibility. Her monograph, Justification and Excuse in International Law was published by CUP in 2018 and a co-edited book on Exceptions in International Law was published by OUP earlier this year.