Jonathan Griffiths, LL.B.

Military Professor Stockton Center for International Law
Maj., British Army
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Biography

Major Griffiths joined the Stockton Center in September 2018. His primary area of research is the impact of urbanization and emerging technology on targeting operations and the obligation to take precautions under International Humanitarian Law. Major Griffiths was admitted as a Solicitor (England and Wales) in 2004 and commissioned into the British Army in 2007. Major Griffiths graduated in law from the University of Wales in 2001 and completed his professional legal training at Cardiff Law School.

Areas of Expertise

  • Counterterrorism
  • Homeland Security
  • Intel
  • International Law
  • Joint Operations
  • Leadership
  • National Security
  • Rules of Engagement
  • Security Cooperation
  • Terrorism

Professional Highlights

2015

UK Ministry of Defence

Specialist legal adviser within the operational directorate responsible for crisis management and global response operations.
2014

Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

Student, Army Division, Intermediate Command and Staff College (Land).
2013

Headquarters, Collective Training Group

Legal adviser to UK training command and overseas training establishments in Canada, Belize, Brunei and Kenya.
2012

Operational Law Branch

Command legal adviser for UK Joint Forces operations in Afghanistan and the London 2012 Olympic Games.
2011

Army Recovery Capability, Army Headquarters

Legal adviser within a multi-disciplinary programme team, working with defence stakeholders, external agencies and Service Charities to support wounded, injured and sick personnel.
2010

Legal adviser, HQ 5th (UK) Division

2009

Legal adviser, HQ British Forces Cyprus

Provision of individual legal support and assistance to personnel deployed in Cyprus, Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait

Education

Current M.Phil. Student, Exeter University, Public International Law

Current M.S. Student, Cranfield University, Defence Leadership

Postgraduate Diploma, Cardiff Law School, 2002, Legal Practice

LL.B., University of Wales, 2001

News, Media, & Events

2019 Salute to Summer Free Concert & Fireworks Show

Aug. 24, 2019
4:00 p.m.
Dewey Field, Luce Ave, Newport, RI 02841

Korean Security in a Changing East Asia

Aug. 21, 2019
Praeger Publishers
Article Publication

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