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Michail Risvas

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Michail Risvas

POSITION

Assistant Professor of Public International Law

AREA

Law, Politics and Economics

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Michail Risvas is Assistant Professor at IE University Law School, specialising in public international law, law and technology, WTO law, and international arbitration. Professor Risvas is currently Fellow at the Stanford Law School Transatlantic Technology Law Forum (TTLF) and has taught at different universities in Europe and Latin America. He has published on international economic law, the law of the sea, cultural heritage, and terrorism. From 2014 until 2018 Professor Risvas practiced with an international law firm in Paris, acting as counsel in investment and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ICC rules in the banking, defence, gaming, mining and metallurgy sectors. He is included in the list of arbitrators of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the Organization for the Harmonization of Business Law in Africa (OHADA) and the Court of Arbitration for Art (CAfA) of the Netherlands Arbitration Institute (NAI). Professor Risvas holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Athens and a doctorate and two master’s degrees in international law from the University of Oxford.

 

Corporate Experience

  • Associate, Three Crowns LLP
  • Trainee, Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP
  • Researcher, Hellenic Parliament (Legal Service)
  • Tutor, University of Oxford

 

Academic Experience

  • Assistant Professor, IE Law School
  • Post-doctoral research fellow, University of Amsterdam
  • Researcher, Hellenic Parliament (Legal Service)
  • Tutor, University of Oxford

 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate in law (D Phil), University of Oxford
  • Master in law (M Phil), University of Oxford
  • Master in law (M Jur), University of Oxford
  • Bachelor in law (LL B), University of Athens
  • Erasmus exchange programme, Université Lyon III