International Law is broad and diverse. Its nuances are fairly hard to understand due to its diversity which makes it hard to understand the possibilities one can explore in order to make a career in international law.

On February 28, 2021, a lecture on careers in International Law featured Dr. Kabir Duggal as the speaker. Dr. Duggal is an attorney at Arnold and Porter’s New York office, specializing in international investment arbitration, international commercial arbitration, and public international law. His extensive experience encompasses serving as counsel and arbitrator in complex disputes under various bilateral and multilateral investment treaties and contracts worldwide, totaling over 80 billion dollars. Additionally, he has facilitated the mediation and negotiation of intricate disputes. Dr. Duggal also acts as a Consultant for the United Nations Office of the High Representative for Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries, and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS), contributing to the creation of an innovative “Investment Support Program,” which was recognized by Global Arbitration Review in 2018.

During the lecture, Dr. Duggal delineated career options in both Public and Private International Law, highlighting their complexities and scopes. He delved into the public/private divide and its implications for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in international law. The session provided valuable insights for students and professionals interested in this field.