Dr Alon Margalit is a legal researcher and practitioner who specialises in international law, in particular international humanitarian law (IHL), human rights, and international criminal law, as well as in Israeli law.  A main component of his work has focused on the investigation of soldiers' wrongdoing during armed conflict and on accountability for alleged war crimes.

Dr Margalit has extensive experience in legal research and writing, and has provided legal opinions to UN bodies and in cases litigated in the Israeli Supreme Court.  He held various legal research positions in Israel and the UK.  He is currently the Legal Research Coordinator for the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Jerusalem.

Alon's research interests include public international law, international humanitarian law, human rights, international criminal law, Israeli law, the Israeli-Arab conflict and comparative employment law.