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    Matthew Happold

    Professor Matthew Happold, LL.M. (LSE)

    Matthew Happold is Professor of Public International Law at the University of Luxembourg and a barrister at 3 Hare Court, London. He has a wide experience in international dispute resolution, including as counsel in cases before the Court of Justice of the European Union, the European Court of Human Rights, and the Caribbean Court of Justice. Matthew also sits as a Recorder on the North Eastern Circuit, authorised to sit on civil and criminal cases. In 2022, he was appointed to the European Commission’s list of candidates suitable for appointment as an arbitrator in bilateral disputes under EU trade agreements.

    Matthew has published extensively across the international law spectrum: Recent publications include ‘EU External Action in International Economic Law: Recent Trends and Developments, (Springer: 2020) (co-editor with Mads Andenæs, Christina Contartese and Luca Pantaleo) and ‘Economic Sanctions and International Law’ (Hart: 2018) (co-editor with Paul Eden), as well as articles in the ICSID Review, the International and Comparative Law Quarterly, and the Journal of World Investment and Trade. He is currently writing a book on economic sanctions in international law in the light of States’ responses to Russia’s aggression against Ukraine.