Speakers Bio Prof. dr. Eric De Brabandere

Prof. dr. Eric De Brabandere

Leiden University

Eric De Brabandere holds the Chair of International Dispute Settlement at 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, and 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.
He 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.