Lee Marler

Lee Marler

LLB(Hons) LLM(Lond) LLM(Stell)

General Counsel and Board Director


Lee Marler is an English barrister and a member of the Bar of England and Wales. He is the joint head of chambers for Bretton Woods Law, a specialist international law set of Chambers headquartered in London, with offices in Geneva, New York, Tunis and Washington DC.

He is an international law expert who specialises at the Bar in international organisations, human rights and rule of law issues. Having been called to the bar in 1987 at Lincoln’s Inn, he was commissioned into the Army Legal Corps of the British army where he rose from Lieutenant to Lieutenant Colonel within ten years. On leaving the Army, he became the United Nations’ Chief of International Law in the Middle East based with UNRWA in the Gaza Strip and followed that posting with other positions within the community of international organisations. He returned to private practice in London in 2009 having previously led the World Bank Group’s anti-corruption office in Washington DC for two years.

He lectures regularly on international law matters, and is co-chair of the International Administrative Law Centre of Excellence, a member of the International Bar Association and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law.