SOAS University of London

Peter Tweedley

LLM GDL MA Joint Honours
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Peter Tweedley
Law, Environment and Development Centre (LEDC)


Mr Peter Tweedley
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Peter Tweedley graduated from the University of St Andrews with a joint honours masters in international relations and modern history before pursuing the Graduate Diploma in Law and LLM in Public International Law at City University of London. On the LLM, Peter specialised in the land rights of indigenous peoples, comparative constitutional law and international economic law. He has previously worked as a Russian political analyst, journalist, and a private tutor in political and legal subjects. Alongside the PhD, he is a Research Analyst at The Legal 500’s GC Powerlist Series and researches and publishes about the in-house legal market in many jurisdictions worldwide.




Research Focus: Indigenous land rights and environmental law with an emphasis on Arctic Indigenous Peoples.