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Dr Solon Solomon
Lecturer in Law


Solon Solomon is Lecturer in the Division of Public and International Law and co-Director of the Brunel University London International Law Group. He has served as member of the Knesset Legal Department on international and constitutional issues and has held visiting/sessional lectureship or teaching fellowship positions in a number of academic institutions including King's College London Dickson Poon School of Law, the University of Reading and SOAS. He has also been a visiting scholar at Tel Aviv University, at Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin and at 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.

With his research on civilian mental harm in warfare most recently appearing in the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and in the Journal of Conflict and Security Law, Dr Solomon has published in a number of international law journals and reviews, including the Chinese Journal of International Law, the Cardozo Journal of International and Comparative Law and the German Law Journal. He has talked in a number of academic venues, including the University of Cambridge, the Harvard Law School, the University of Melbourne and the Australian National University and his opinions have been cited or hosted in outlets such as the Times of London, the Financial Times, The Independent, the Straits Times, der Tagesspiegel and Haaretz.

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

Journal article

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

Journal article

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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