Kate Parlett's study of the individual in the international legal system examines the way in which individuals have come to have a certain status in international law, from the first treaties conferring rights and capacities on individuals through to the present day. The analysis cuts across fields including human rights law, international investment law, international claims processes, humanitarian law and international criminal law in order to draw conclusions about structural change in the international legal system. By engaging with much new literature on n-state actors in international law, she seeks to dispel myths about state-centrism and the direction in which the international legal system continues to evolve.
Kate Parlett is an associate in the public international law and arbitration groups of the Paris office of Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP. She was previously a Research Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge.
Cambridge University Press
Date of Publication
International Law: Professional
Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law