Massimo Lando joined the School of Law as Assistant Professor in August 2020. His academic research is in general international law, with a special focus on the law of the sea and the settlement of international disputes by judicial process.
Prior to joining the School of Law, he served as Associate Legal Officer at the International Court of Justice, working in the chambers of Judge Dalveer Bhandari and Judge ad hoc Charles N. Brower (March 2017–July 2020). He previously interned at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (July 2014–September 2014).
Massimo completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge (November 2017), writing a thesis on the establishment of maritime boundaries under international law. Prior to his PhD, Massimo obtained a Master of Laws (LLM) from the University of Cambridge (June 2014). He is trained in both civil law and common law, having obtained a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) from the University of Milan (June 2013) and a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) from the University of Law (June 2018). He will be called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2021 (Gray’s Inn).
Massimo welcomes supervising research students within his areas of research.