Sir Franklin Berman
Chairman of the Claims Committee from 2001 to 2017.
Visiting Professor of International Law at Oxford University, Cape Town University and King’s College, London. Judge in international dispute settlement and court proceedings; most recently as Judge ad hoc at the International Court of Justice, The Hague 2019–2020. Arbitrator in ongoing international arbitration proceedings. 1960 University of Cape Town (BA Mathematics; BSc). 1963–1965 Wadham & Nuffield Colleges; University of Oxford (BA Jurisprudence; MA). 1965 joined the Diplomatic Service of the United Kingdom. 1991–1999 Legal Adviser to the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Holds high honours of the United Kingdom: Honorary Queen‘s Counsel (1992) and Knight Commander of the Order of St. Michael & St. George (1995); Master of the Bench, Middle Temple. Editor of McNair’s Law of Treaties. Co-editor British Year Book of International Law.