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lab53@cam.ac.uk

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Room: Q7

Tel: 765755

BA Hons, LLB (UNSW) PhD (EUI); Solicitor of the Supreme Court of NSW, Australia
Reader in International Law; Fellow and Director of Studies Trinity Hall

CV / Biography

Dr Lorand Bartels is a Reader in International Law in the Faculty of Law and a Fellow of Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches international law, WTO law and EU law. He holds degrees in English literature and law from the University of New South Wales (1996) and a PhD in law from the European University Institute (2002). Prior to joining Cambridge in 2007, he was a Lecturer in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh (2003-2007), and he has also taught at several other universities, including the IELPO (Barcelona) masters program on trade law, and the EUI's Academy of European Law. In 2007 Dr Bartels spent a year as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and an AHRC Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law, Heidelberg.

Dr Bartels is a member of the ILA's study group on free trade agreements and helped to establish the Society of International Economic Law. He is a general editor of the Cambridge International Trade and Economic Law Series (CUP), an associate editor of the Journal of World Trade and an editorial board member of several journals, including the Journal of International Economic Law, the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and Legal Issues of Economic Integration.

Beyond his academic work, Dr Bartels has advised on international law and EU law to a number of countries, NGOs, international organizations, and the private sector. Following the Brexit referendum, he joined Linklaters as Senior Counsel, and has since been advising the UK Government and other clients on trade law issues arising out of Brexit. In 2011, he conducted a review of the SADC Tribunal, which has resulted in a new Protocol to the SADC Treaty. In 2016-7 he was a Specialist Advisor to the UK House of Commons Select Committee on International Trade, and he is currently a member of the UK Government's Alternative Arrangements Advisory Group (AAAG), which advises ministers on means of mitigating controls on the Ireland/Northern Ireland border after Brexit. Dr Bartels has on numerous occasions appeared before parliamentary select committees in the UK, Belgium, as well as the European Parliament, and has significant experience in conducting training in trade law for government officials from a range of countries, such as  the UK, Australia, Vietnam and others.

Publications

 

Books

"Lester, Mercurio and Bartels (eds), Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements (2015)" (CUP) 2nd Edition (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Simon Lester and Bryan Mercurio
Publisher:
CUP
Published Dec 2015

"Bartels and Ortino (eds), The Regulation of Goods, Library of Essays on International Trade Law and Policy (Vol 2) (2013)" (Ashgate) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Federico Ortino
Publisher:
Ashgate
ISBN 13:
9781409442325
Published Oct 2013

"Bartels and Ortino (eds), Regional Trade Agreements and the WTO Legal System (2006)" (OUP) (Ed)

Co-Author/s:
Federico Ortino
Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-920699-5
Published Dec 2006

"Bartels, Human Rights Conditionality in the EU's International Agreements (2005)" (OUP)

Publisher:
OUP
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-927719-3
Published Oct 2005

Articles

"Jurisdiction and Applicable Law in the WTO" Jacques Bourgeois, Marco Bronckers and Reinhard Quick (eds), WTO Dispute Settlement: A Check-Up, College of Europe Studies (Peter Lang: Brussels, 2017) 31-52

Citation:
Jacques Bourgeois, Marco Bronckers and Reinhard Quick (eds), WTO Dispute Settlement: A Check-Up, College of Europe Studies (Peter Lang: Brussels, 2017) 31-52
Published: Oct 2017

"International Economic Law and Human Rights: Friends, Enemies or Frenemies?" (2016) 7 European Yearbook of European Law 485-492

Citation:
(2016) 7 European Yearbook of European Law 485-492
DOI:
10.1007/978-3-319-29215-1_19
Published: Aug 2016

"The Relationship between the WTO Agriculture Agreement and the SCM Agreement" (2016) 50 Journal of World Trade 7-20

Citation:
(2016) 50 Journal of World Trade 7-20
Published: Jan 2016

"The Chapeau of the General Exceptions in the WTO GATT and GATS Agreements" (2015) 109 American Journal of International Law 95-125

Citation:
(2015) 109 American Journal of International Law 95-125
Published: Apr 2015

"The EU’s Human Rights Obligations in Relation to Policies with Extraterritorial Effects" (2014) 25 European Journal of International Law 1071-91

Citation:
(2014) 25 European Journal of International Law 1071-91
Published: Dec 2014

"Making WTO Dispute Settlement Work for African Countries: An Evaluation of Current Proposals for Reforming the DSU" (2013) 6 Law and Development Review 547-66

Citation:
(2013) 6 Law and Development Review 547-66
Published: Dec 2013

"Human Rights and Sustainable Development Obligations in EU Free Trade Agreements" (2013) 40 Legal Issues of Economic Integration 297-314

Citation:
(2013) 40 Legal Issues of Economic Integration 297-314
Published: Nov 2013

"Procedural Aspects of Shared Responsibility in the WTO Dispute Settlement System" (2013) 4 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 343-359

Citation:
(2013) 4 Journal of International Dispute Settlement 343-359
Published: Apr 2013

"The WTO Legality of the Application of the EU’s Emission Trading System to Aviation (also published in Lim and Mercurio, below)" (2012) 23 European Journal of International Law 429-67 (also published in Lim and Mercurio (eds), below)

Citation:
(2012) 23 European Journal of International Law 429-67 (also published in Lim and Mercurio (eds), below)
Published: Jul 2012

"Withdrawing Provisional Application of Treaties: Has the EU Made a Mistake?" (2012) 1 Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 112-18

Citation:
(2012) 1 Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 112-18
Published: Apr 2012

"Binding Tariff Preferences for Developing Countries under Article II GATT" (2010) 13 Journal of International Economic Law 969-995 (co-authored with Christian Häberli)

Co-Author/s:
Christian Häberli
Citation:
(2010) 13 Journal of International Economic Law 969-995 (co-authored with Christian Häberli)
Published: Dec 2010

"Interim Agreements under Article XXIV GATT" (2009) 8 World Trade Review 339-350

Citation:
(2009) 8 World Trade Review 339-350
Published: Apr 2009

"The WTO Legality of the EU's GSP+ Arrangement" (2007) 10 Journal of International Economic Law 869-886

Citation:
(2007) 10 Journal of International Economic Law 869-886
Published: Dec 2007

"The Trade and Development Policy of the European Union" (2007) 18 European Journal of International Law 715-56 (also published in Cremona (ed), below)

Citation:
(2007) 18 European Journal of International Law 715-56 (also published in Cremona (ed), below)
Published: Dec 2007

"The Legality of the EC's Mutual Recognition Clause under WTO Law" (2005) 8 Journal of International Economic Law 691-720 (also published in Nic Shuibhne (ed), below)

Citation:
(2005) 8 Journal of International Economic Law 691-720 (also published in Nic Shuibhne (ed), below)
Published: Jun 2005

"The Separation of Powers in the WTO: How to Avoid Judicial Activism" (2004) 53 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 861-895

Citation:
(2004) 53 International and Comparative Law Quarterly 861-895
Published: Dec 2004

"A Legal Analysis of Human Rights Clauses in the EU's Euro-Mediterranean Association Agreements" (2004) 9 Mediterranean Politics 368-395

Citation:
(2004) 9 Mediterranean Politics 368-395
Published: Sep 2004

"The Appellate Body's GSP Decision: Internet Roundtable (with S Charnovitz, R Howse, J Bradley, J Pauwelyn and D Regan)" (2004) 3 World Trade Review 239-266

Co-Author/s:
S Charnovitz et al
Citation:
(2004) 3 World Trade Review 239-266
Published: Jul 2004

"The WTO Enabling Clause and Positive Conditionality in the European Community's GSP Program" (2003) 6 Journal of International Economic Law 507-532

Citation:
(2003) 6 Journal of International Economic Law 507-532
Published: Jun 2003

"Article XX of GATT and the Problem of Extraterritorial Jurisdiction: The Case of Trade Measures for the Protection of Human Rights" (2002) 36 Journal of World Trade 353-403

"Applicable Law in WTO Dispute Settlement Proceedings" (2001) 35 Journal of World Trade 499-519

Citation:
(2001) 35 Journal of World Trade 499-519
Published: Mar 2001

Book Chapters

"The UK’s Legal Position in the WTO After Brexit" in Robert Schütze, The United Kingdom and the Federal Idea (Hart) (Ed), pp. 227-249

Publisher:
Hart
Pages:
227-249
Co-Author/s:
Robert Schütze
Published May 2018

"Teddy Soobramanian and Leah Worrell (eds), The World Trade Organization Post Nairobi: New Approaches and Architectures", Emerging Trade Issues for Small Developing Countries Scrutinising the Horizon (Commonwealth Secretariat)

Publisher:
Commonwealth Secretariat
ISBN 13:
9781848599642
Published Sep 2017

"Human Rights, Labour Standards and Environmental Standards in CETA", Erich Vranes, Andreas Orator and Daniela Führer (eds), Mega-Regional Agreements: TTIP, CETA, TiSA: New Orientations for EU External Economic Relations (OUP)

"Social Issues: Labour, Environment and Human Rights" in S Lester, B Mercurio and L Bartels, Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary, Analysis and Case Studies, 2nd edition (2015) (CUP) (Ed)

Publisher:
CUP
Co-Author/s:
S Lester, B Mercurio and L Bartels
Published Jun 2015

"The WTO legality of the application of the EU's emission trading system to aviation" in C L Lim and Bryan Mercurio, International Economic Law After the Crisis: A Tale of Fragmented Disciplines (CUP) (Ed), pp. 429-481

Publisher:
CUP
Pages:
429-481
ISBN 13:
9781107075696
Co-Author/s:
C L Lim and Bryan Mercurio
Published Apr 2015

"Regional Trade Agreements" in R Wolfrum et al, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (OUP) (Ed), pp. 853-63

Publisher:
OUP
Pages:
853-63
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-929168-7
Co-Author/s:
R Wolfrum et al
Published Feb 2012

"Trade and Human Rights" in R Wolfrum et al, Max Planck Encyclopaedia of Public International Law (Oxford University Press) (Ed), pp. 979-87

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Pages:
979-87
ISBN 13:
978-0-19-929168-7
Co-Author/s:
R Wolfrum et al
Published Feb 2012

"Applicable Law and Jurisdiction Clauses: Where Does a Tribunal Find the Principal Norms Applicable to the Case Before It?" in Tomer Broude and Yuval Shany, Multisourced Equivalent Norms in International Law (Hart Publishing) (Ed), pp. 115-141

Publisher:
Hart Publishing
Pages:
115-141
ISBN 13:
9781849461450
Co-Author/s:
Tomer Broude and Yuval Shany
Published Feb 2011

"The WTO Enabling Clause" in B Remiche and H Ruiz-Fabri, Le commerce international entre bi et multilatéralisme (Larcier) (Ed), pp. 249-260

Publisher:
Larcier
Pages:
249-260
ISBN 13:
9782804438319
Co-Author/s:
B Remiche and H Ruiz-Fabri
Published Apr 2010

"Social Issues: Labour, Environment and Human Rights", S Lester and B Mercurio (eds), Bilateral and Regional Trade Agreements: Commentary, Analysis and Case Studies (Cambridge, 2008) (CUP), pp. 342-366

Publisher:
CUP
Pages:
342-366
ISBN 13:
978-0521878272
Published Sep 2009

"Trade and Human Rights" in D Bethlehem et al, The Oxford Handbook of International Trade Law (Oxford, 2009) (OUP) (Ed), pp. 571-596

Publisher:
OUP
Pages:
571-596
ISBN 13:
978-0199231928
Co-Author/s:
D Bethlehem et al
Published Jan 2009

"The Trade and Development Policy of the European Union", M Cremona (ed), New Developments in the EU's External Relations Law, Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law (Oxford, 2008) (OUP), pp. 128-171 (also published in EJIL)

Publisher:
OUP
Pages:
128-171 (also published in EJIL)
ISBN 13:
978-0199552894
Published Apr 2008

"Treaty Conflicts in WTO Law", S Griller (ed), At the Crossroads: The World Trading System and the Doha Round (Vienna, 2007) (Springer), pp. 130-145

Publisher:
Springer
Pages:
130-145
ISBN 13:
978-3211224038
Published Dec 2007

"Commentary on Article 13 TBT" in R Wolfrum, P-T Stoll and A Seibert-Fohr, Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law, WTO Technical Barriers and SPS Measures, Vol 3 (Leiden, 2007) (Brill) (Ed), pp. 336-46

Publisher:
Brill
Pages:
336-46
ISBN 13:
978-9004145641
Co-Author/s:
R Wolfrum, P-T Stoll and A Seibert-Fohr
Published Jul 2007

"Commentary on Article 15 TBT" in R Wolfrum, P-T Stoll and A Seibert-Fohr, Max Planck Commentaries on World Trade Law, WTO Technical Barriers and SPS Measures, Vol 3 (Leiden, 2007) (Brill) (Ed), pp. 358-64

Publisher:
Brill
Pages:
358-64
ISBN 13:
978-9004145641
Co-Author/s:
R Wolfrum, P-T Stoll and A Seibert-Fohr
Published Jul 2007

"The Appellate Body Ruling on EC - Tariff Preferences to Developing Countries and its Implications for Conditionality in GSP Programmes" in T Cottier, J Pauwelyn and E Bürgi, Human Rights and International Trade (Oxford, 2005) (OUP) (Ed), pp. 463-87

Publisher:
OUP
Pages:
463-87
ISBN 13:
9780199285839
Co-Author/s:
T Cottier, J Pauwelyn and E Bürgi
Published Nov 2005

"The Legality of the EC's Mutual Recognition Clause under WTO Law", N Nic Shuibhne (ed), Regulation of the Internal Market (Cheltenham, 2005) (Edward Elgar), pp. 322-54 (also published in JIEL)

Publisher:
Edward Elgar
Pages:
322-54 (also published in JIEL)
ISBN 13:
9781845420338
Published Apr 2005

"Dispute Settlement Practice Relating to Article XXIV of the GATT", F Ortino and E-U Petersmann (eds), The WTO Dispute Settlement System 1995-2003 (The Hague, 2003) (Kluwer), pp. 263-73

Publisher:
Kluwer
Pages:
263-73
ISBN 13:
9789041122322
Published Jan 2003

Reports

Human Rights Provisions in Economic Partnership Agreements in Light of the Expiry of the Cotonou Agreement in 2020

Reference Number:
978-92-846-0798-3
Body / Institution:
European Parliament
Published: Sep 2017

Sequencing the Implementation of Obligations in WTO Negotiations

Reference Number:
Trade Hot Topics No 115
Body / Institution:
Commonwealth Secretariat
Published: Dec 2014

A Model Human Rights Clause for the EU’s International Trade Agreements

Body / Institution:
German Institute for Human Rights and Misereor
Published: Feb 2014

Human Rights Clauses in Trade and Investment Agreements after the Lisbon Treaty: Implication for the European Parliament

Reference Number:
EXPO/B/DROI/2012/09
Body / Institution:
Subcommittee on Human Rights, Committee on Foreign Affairs, and Committee on International Trade, European Parliament
Published: Jan 2014

The Role of Civil Society in Monitoring Free Trade Agreements

Reference Number:
EESC/COMM/16/2012
Body / Institution:
EU European Economic and Social Committee (EESC)
Published: Dec 2012

European Union: Trade Agreement with Colombia and Peru

Co-Author/s:
S Woolcock (project leader), L Bartels, J Kean and C Stevens
Reference Number:
EXPO/B/INTA/FWC/2009-01/Lot 7/20-21 (S Woolcock (project leader), L Bartels, J Kean and C Stevens)
Body / Institution:
Committee on International Trade, European Parliament
Published: Mar 2012

The Trade Chapter of the European Union Association Agreement with Central America

Co-Author/s:
S Woolcock (project leader), L Bartels, J Kean and C Stevens
Reference Number:
EXPO/B/INTA/FWC/2009-01/Lot 7/18-19 (S Woolcock (project leader), L Bartels, J Kean and C Stevens)
Body / Institution:
Committee on International Trade, European Parliament
Published: Mar 2012

Review of the Role, Responsibilities and Terms of Reference of the SADC Tribunal

Body / Institution:
Committee of Ministers of Justice/Attorneys-General, Southern African Development Community (SADC)
Published: Mar 2011

Application of Human Rights Conditionality in the EU's Bilateral Trade Agreements and Other Trade Agreements with Third Countries

Reference Number:
EXPO/B/INTA/2008/57
Body / Institution:
Committee on International Trade, European Parliament
Published: Nov 2008

Policy Coherence for Development and the Effects of EU Fisheries Policies on Development in Western Africa

Co-Author/s:
L de la Fayette, L Campling, H Davies
Reference Number:
EXPO/B/DEVE/2007/01 (L Bartels (project leader), L de la Fayette, L Campling and H Davies)
Body / Institution:
Committee on International Development, European Parliament
Published: Aug 2007

The Competences of the Proposed Fundamental Rights Agency with Respect to Human Rights Violations Outside of EU Territory

Reference Number:
DGExPo/B/PolDep/STUDY/2005_ 21
Body / Institution:
Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament
Published: Jan 2006

Human Rights and Democracy Clauses in the EU's International Agreements

Reference Number:
EP/ExPol/B/2005/06
Body / Institution:
Subcommittee on Human Rights, Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament
Published: Sep 2005