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Beechwood’s world-class, multi-disciplinary team and associates seek clarity on the other side of complexity. Although these experienced practitioners are subject matter specialists, they prefer to facilitate and motivate those who then have to implement the strategy rather than instruct and dictate.




Michelle is an international lawyer with expertise in boundary disputes, international adjudication and human rights as applied across the Middle East. Michelle has lived in a number of Arab states and now teaches courses on International Law and the Arab-Israeli Conflict at the University of St Andrews.  She is the Assistant Editor of the Chinese Journal of International Law, and has published extensively on territorial disputes and the possibility of democratic rule in the Middle East.  


Michelle is published extensively. Her book was published in 2009 entitled Boundaries of Discourse in the International Court of Justice: Mapping Arguments in Arab Territorial Disputes (Leiden: Brill).


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