Dr Sarah McCosker

Dr Sarah McCosker is an international lawyer whose principal fields of expertise are international humanitarian law, international human rights law, international dispute settlement, and the relationships between international law and diplomacy.

Dr McCosker is a Partner at Lexbridge, a legal practice and consultancy specialising in public international law and its broader implementation in justice systems. Prior to this she worked as a legal adviser for the International Committee of the Red Cross, and an international lawyer for the Australian Government, in the Office of International Law in the Commonwealth Attorney-General's Department. In the Office of International Law, Sarah served as Director of the International Security section, Director of the International Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Section, and Acting Assistant Secretary of the International Human Rights and Anti-Discrimination Branch.

She has also previously worked for the Law Commission of England and Wales, the University of Oxford Foreign Service Programme, and as an Associate to a Judge of the Supreme Court of Queensland. While at Oxford she served as an Editor of the Oxford University Commonwealth Law Journal, and directed Oxford Pro Bono Publico, the University of Oxford's public interest law group.

Dr McCosker holds a Doctor of Philosophy, a Master of Philosophy and Bachelor of Civil Laws (LLM equivalent) from the University of Oxford, all specialising in international law. She was Assistant Dean of Brasenose College at the University of Oxford, and a Chevening/James Fairfax Scholar. She holds double First Class Honours degrees in law and arts from the University of Queensland.

Dr McCosker can be contacted at: sarah.mccosker@lexbridgelawyers.com 

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