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Dr Solon Solomon
Lecturer in Law


Solon Solomon is Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in the Division of Public and International Law at Brunel University London and co-Director of the BUL International Law Group, leading also the interviews with important voices in the field of international law as part of the Law School's 'Emerging Law Voices' podcast he has established. He has served as member of the Knesset Legal Department on international and constitutional issues and has held visiting positions in a number of academic institutions including King's College London, Humboldt zu Berlin, Tel Aviv University and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. 

Dr Solomon holds a PhD from King’s College London Dickson Poon School of Law, an LLM in Public International Law from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was recipient of the George Weber Award, and a First-Class Honors Bachelor of Laws from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. 

Author of The Justiciability of International Disputes (WLP, 2009) cited before the Permanent Court of Arbitration and co-editor of the volume Applying International Humanitarian Law in Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies: International and Domestic Aspects (TMC Asser Press, 2014), Dr Solomon sits on the Editorial Board of the Military Law and the Law of War Review, published under the auspices of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War.

Dr Solomon's research has appeared in a number of journals including the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, the Journal of Conflict & Security Law, the Chinese Journal of International Law, the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law and the German Law Journal. He has rendered lectures and talks in various academic venues, most notably at the University of Cambridge, the Harvard Law School, the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University and in the realms of the BUL International Law Group he has facilitated or chaired a number of panel events involving international judges and politicians like the former Prime Minister of Jordan and the former Deputy Prime Minister of Greece.

Having a frequent media presence in outlets such as the Times of London, the Financial Times, The Independent, Newsweek Magazine and Haaretz, you can listen to Dr Solomon's interviews on Spotify and Google Podcasts by clicking on the links below 

Newest selected publications

Solomon, S. (2022) 'Concretizing Mental Harm: Warfare's Psychological Impact on Civilians and the Return to Domestic Law for Establishing a Standards-Setting Paradigm'. Transnational Law and Contemporary Problems, 31 (1). pp. 121 - 151. ISSN: 1058-1006 Open Access Link

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Solomon, S. (2020) 'Quasi-judicial Bodies and the Establishment of Standards and Principles for Assessing Mental Harm Sustained by Civilians Exposed to Hostilities'. Journal of International Dispute Settlement, 12 (1). pp. 104 - 124. ISSN: 2040-3585 Open Access Link

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Solomon, S. (2019) 'Migrant boats on the high seas and their interception through psychologically coercive measures: Is there a case to extraterritorially apply human rights law?'. Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights, 37 (1). pp. 36 - 49. ISSN: 0924-0519 Open Access Link

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