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Eric De Brabandere

Professor International Dispute Settlement Law

Name
Prof.dr. E.C.P.D.C. De Brabandere
Telephone
+31 70 800 9044
E-mail
e.c.p.d.c.de.brabandere@law.leidenuniv.nl

Eric De Brabandere is Professor of International Dispute Settlement and Director of the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies. He is also Attorney-at-Law (Of Counsel) at the Ghent Bar (with Lexlitis Gent) practicing in international law and arbitration, Editor-in-Chief of the Leiden Journal of International Law, Visiting Professor of international investment law at the University of Trento in Italy, a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of World Investment & Trade, the Revue belge de droit international (Belgian Review of International Law), and the Martinus Nijhoff Investment Law Book Series.

More information about Eric De Brabandere

Eric De Brabandere is Professor of International Dispute Settlement at the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies since September 2007. He is also Attorney-at-Law (Of Counsel) at the Ghent Bar (with Lexlitis Gent) practicing in international law and arbitration, Editor-in-Chief of the Leiden Journal of International Law, Visiting Professor of international investment law at the University of Trento in Italy, a member of the Board of Editors of the Journal of World Investment & Trade, the Revue belge de droit international (Belgian Review of International Law), and the Martinus Nijhoff Investment Law Book Series.

Education

Eric De Brabandere holds a Cand. Jur. and Lic. Jur. (cum laude) from Ghent University (Belgium), a Diplôme d’Etudes Approfondies en Droit International Public (LL.M. equivalent) from the University of Geneva (Switzerland), and a Dr. Jur. (PhD) from Ghent University (Belgium).   

Career

Before joining Leiden University in 2007 Eric De Brabandere has held positions as assistant lecturer and researcher at the Department of International Law of Ghent University and as lecturer in international trade law and the international institutions at the Karel de Grote University College in Antwerp. 

Research areas and interests

Eric De Brabandere is a general international lawyer, with special expertise in international investment law and arbitration, and international dispute settlement. He is the author of several publications, including the books ‘Investment Treaty Arbitration as Public International Law: Procedural Aspects and Implications (CUP, 2014), ‘Foreign Investment in the Energy Sector: Balancing Private and Public Interests (edited with T. Gazzini) (Martinus Nijhoff, 2014), ‘Investment Law: The Sources of Rights and Obligations’ (edited with T. Gazzini) (Martinus Nijhoff, 2012), and Post-conflict Administrations in International Law (Martinus Nijhoff, 2009), and many book chapters and articles in international law journals, such as the Leiden Journal of International Law, ICSID Review, the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, the Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals and the Journal of World Investment and Trade.

Educational activities

At Leiden University, Eric De Brabandere teaches the courses International Dispute Settlement in the Regular and Advanced Master Programs in Public International Law, and the course Advanced International Dispute Settlement: the Law and Politics of International Dispute Settlement in the Advanced Master in Public International Law.  He also teaches a course on international investment law at the University of Trento (Italy) where he has been visiting professor since 2014. 

 

Professor International Dispute Settlement Law

  • Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
  • Instituut voor Publiekrecht
  • Internationaal Publiekrecht

Work address

Wijnhaven Building
Turfmarkt 99
2511 DP Den Haag
Room number 4.46

Contact

Publications

  • Lexlitis Gent Advocaat Of Counsel
  • Leiden Journal of International Law (LJIL) Editor-in-chief
  • Journal of World Investment and Trade (JWIT) Member of the Board of Editors
  • Revue Belge de Droit International (RBDI) Member of the Board of Editors
  • Nijhoff International Investment Law Series Series Editor