Satow's Diplomatic Practice
Edited by Ivor Roberts
Ivor Roberts, Former British Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, the Republic of Ireland, and Italy
Sir Ivor Roberts entered the Diplomatic Service in 1968. From 1989 to 1993 he was Minister in the British Embassy in Madrid. He was appointed Charge d'Affaires and Consul - General in Belgrade in March 1994, and after recognition of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia by the United Kingdom, he became Ambassador. During his time in Belgrade he conducted negotiations on behalf of the international mediators (Lord Owen and Carl Bildt) with both the Yugoslav authorities and the Bosnian Serbs. From January 1998 to February 1999 he was on a sabbatical as a Senior Associate Member of St. Antony's College, Oxford, writing and lecturing on his experiences in Yugoslavia. From February 1999 to March 2003 he served as British Ambassador to the Republic of Ireland and from May 2003 to September 2006 as Ambassador to Italy. He retired from the Diplomatic Service in September 2006 on his election as the President of Trinity College Oxford. He retired from this post in 2017.
(Sir) Ivor Roberts KCMG: (editor) former British Ambassador to Yugoslavia, Ireland, and Italy.
David Bentley CB: Former Legal Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Deputy Legal Adviser, Home Office.
(Sir) Frank Berman KCMG, QC: Visiting Professor of International Law in the University of Oxford, Barrister and international arbitrator, former Judge ad hoc of the International Court of Justice, former Legal Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Paul Berman: Director, Legal Service, Council of the European Union; formerly Director, Cabinet Office European Law Division; Legal Counsellor, Foreign & Commonwealth Office; and Legal Counsellor, UK Permanent Representation to the European Union.
Amal Clooney: Barrister, Doughty Street Chambers and Visiting Professor, Columbia Law School.
Eileen Denza CMG: formerly Legal Counsellor, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Counsel to the EC Committee, House of Lords, and Visiting Professor, University College, London.
Tom Fletcher CMG: Visiting Professor of International Relations, New York University; former British Ambassador to Lebanon and Private Secretary for Foreign Affairs to Prime Ministers Blair, Brown and Cameron.
Joanne Foakes: Associate Fellow, Chatham House and formerly a Legal Counsellor in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
(Lady) Hazel Fox, CMG, QC: Barrister, formerly Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law and General Editor of the International and Comparative Law Quarterly.
(Sir) Emyr Jones Parry GCMG: Chancellor of Aberystwyth University, former British Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council and to the United Nations, New York.
Elizabeth Wilmshurst CMG: Distinguished Fellow, Chatham House, formerly Visiting Professor, University College London, formerly a Deputy Legal Adviser in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.