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Mr M. (Michail) Risvas

Faculty of Law
Public International Law

Visiting address
  • Nieuwe Achtergracht 166
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Postal address
  • Postbus 15859
    1001 NJ Amsterdam
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  • Profile

    Dr Michail Risvas is a post-doctoral researcher working on the ERC project “Transnational Private-Public Arbitration as Global Regulatory Governance: Charting and Codifying the Lex Mercatoria Publica”,  a member of the Amsterdam Centre of International Law (ACIL), and an adjunct professor at IE University in Spain.


    Prior to joining the University of Amsterdam, Michail worked in 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.


    Michail taught public international law at the University of Oxford and published articles, book chapters and case notes on international economic law, the law of the sea, cultural heritage, and terrorism. He holds two master’s degrees and a doctorate on non-discrimination in international economic law from the University of Oxford.

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