International Humanitarian Law / Qualification of Armed Conflict / International Human Rights Law / Armed Non-State Actors / International Criminal Law / Conduct of Hostilities / Law of Occupation / Use of Force / Statehood / Humanitarian Assistance
Tom Gal is a Teaching Assistant at the Geneva Academy. She is also a PhD student at the Law Faculty, University of Geneva and a grantee of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Marie Heim-Vögtlin grant.
Her research focuses on the territorial control of non-state armed groups and its implications in international law.
She previously practised as an attorney in public civil rights and criminal cases. She is also the co-founder and the Vice-Chairman of ALMA – the Association for the Promotion of International Humanitarian Law, Israel. She is an attorney-at-law and a member of the Israeli Bar Association.
Tom holds an LLM in International Humanitarian Law from the Geneva Academy and an LLB combined with International Relations from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She received the 2014 Journal of International Criminal Justice Prize for her article discussing the implications of the Tadić decision and occupation by proxy.
Israel Law Review / Cambridge University Press
Journal of International Criminal Justice