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Talk by Sir Iain MacLeod -“International Law Under Pressure”

The University of Glasgow School of Law (Research Group on International Law, Conflict and Security) in collaboration with the International Law Working Group of the British International Studies Association, theForeign and Commonwealth Office, and the Glasgow Global Security Network is pleased to invite you to a public lecture by:

Sir Iain MacLeod, FCO Legal Adviser


“International Law Under Pressure”

at 6.30 pm on Monday 19th November,

Senate Room, Gilmorehill Campus

Sir Iain Macleod KCMG graduated LLB (Hons) from the University of Glasgow in 1983 and completed the Diploma in Professional Legal Practice at the University in 1985, before qualifying as a solicitor with Dundas and Wilson in 1987. He joined HM Diplomatic Service the same year, and since then has held positions in a number of Government departments.

At the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, he worked at the UK Representation to the then-EC and at the UK Mission to the UN, and was seconded to the Attorney General’s Office. He was also appointed as the FCO’s first Gaelic spokesman in 2001. Subsequently, he was Deputy Legal Adviser at the Home Office and then Legal Adviser, Central Advisory Division, Treasury Solicitor’s Department, before taking up his present post as Legal Adviser to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in 2011.

The lecture follows a one-day workshop on the same topic, which is also open to the public.

The lecture will be followed by a reception.

All are welcome to attend. As places at both the lecture and workshop are limited, however, please register at the following Eventbrite links:-

Lecture by Sir Iain MacLeod

Workshop on “International Law Under Pressure”


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