Dr Anni Pues
- Lecturer in International Law (School of Law)
Anni Pues is currently a lecturer in International Law. Between 2013-2017, Anni completed her PhD (no corrections) at the University of Glasgow, sponsored by a College of Social Science Scholarship. She also holds an LL.M. in international law with distinction from the University of Glasgow and was awarded the Bruno Simma Price for International Law. During her PhD, she was a teaching associate at the University of Glasgow, and also taught at the University of Dundee and the University of Stirling. Her research interests lie broadly in the field of international criminal law, public international law, human rights, and EU law. Her work has been published in international, British, and German law journals.
In addition to her academic career, Anni is also a successful law practitioner with international experience. She has been admitted to the list of counsel at the International Criminal Court, and has acted as legal representative before the European Court of Justice and as Legal Adviser before the International Criminal Court. Before making Scotland her home, Anni worked as an award-winning Human Rights and Criminal Defence Lawyer in Bonn, Germany. Her work as a practitioner covered topics such as terrorism, organised and transnational crime, extradition, and victim representation in criminal proceedings.
Her research interests broadly span international criminal law, public international law, human rights and EU law. In international criminal law, Anni's work focuses on the International Criminal Court. She is currently working on a book project with the title 'Making International Criminal Justice Work – Prosecutorial Discretion at the International Criminal Court.' Her work is concerned with understanding how international justice mechanisms can contribute to achieving sustainable peace and security in situations of conflict. She is, among other networks, part of the research network on 'Brexit and Rights ', a research network concerned with the implications of Brexit for human rights and devolution.