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Professor Geoff Gilbert

Department of Law, University of Essex


Geoff Gilbert is a Professor of Law at the University of Essex and Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Refugee Law.

He is author of 'Current Issues in the Application of the Exclusion Clauses' in Feller, Türk and Nicholson, Refugee Protection in International Law (2003), part of UNHCR's Global Consultations. He was founding Director of Studies for UNHCR's annual Thematic Refugee course for judges, government officials and UNHCR staff at the International Institute for Humanitarian Law, Sanremo, Italy. He was Specialist Adviser to the Joint Parliamentary Committee on Human Rights in its inquiry into the treatment of asylum-seekers, 2006-07.

He was elected a Bencher of Middle Temple in 2009.