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Email

rvy21@cam.ac.uk

College Contact Details

Tel: 01223 332 179

Ph.D. (Cantab), LL.M Adv. (Leiden), Magister Jur. (Sofia)
College Lecturer in Law and Director of Studies (Lucy Cavendish College), Affiliated Lecturer, Faculty of Law

Interests

International Law and Dispute Settlement, Investment Law, EU External Relations, Global Health Law

CV / Biography

Rumiana lectures International Investment Law and EU External Relations, supervises international and constitutional law, and coaches the Cambridge Jessup team. She practices as a Door Tenant at Thomas More Chambers. Rumiana completed her PhD in Cambridge under the supervision of Prof. James Crawford and assisted him with cases as his Research Associate. Prior to this, she spent time at the Secretariat of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, the European Commission in Brussels and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. Rumiana did her Magister Juris at the University of Sofia, an LL.M Advanced in International Law at Leiden University and was awarded the Hague Academy Diploma in International Law cum laude. She was a founder and editor-in-chief of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law (now Cambridge International Law Journal). Rumiana is a fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, a member of the Cambridge Centre for Law, Medicine and Life Sciences. She was invited as a Visiting Professor at McGill in March-April 2017.

Publications

 

Articles

"Challenges in the Identification of 'the General Principles of Law Recognized by Civilized Nations': the Approach of the International Court" [2017] 1 Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law

Citation:
[2017] 1 Canadian Journal of Comparative and Contemporary Law
Published:
Aug 2017

"'Repackaging' Plain Packaging in Europe: Strategic Litigation and Public Interest Considerations" [2016] 19:1 Journal of International Economic Law

Co-Author/s:
Dr. Eva Nanopoulos
Citation:
[2016] 19:1 Journal of International Economic Law
Published:
Mar 2016

"The Abyei Arbitration: A Model Procedure for Intra-State Dispute Settlement in Resource-Rich Areas?" [2011] 3:1 Goettingen Journal of International Law 417

Co-Author/s:
F. Baetens
Citation:
[2011] 3:1 Goettingen Journal of International Law 417
Published:
Sep 2011

Book Chapters

"Balancing economic objectives and social considerations in the new EU Investment Agreements: commitments versus realities " in , A European Social Union after the Crisis (Cambridge University Press), pp. 271-305

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
271-305
Published Date:
Sep 2017

"Systemic Integration: An Instrument for Reasserting the State's Control in Investment Arbitration?" in , States’ Reassertion of Control over International Investment Agreements and International Investment Treaty Dispute Settlement (Cambridge University Press), pp. 182-209

"The New EU Competence in Foreign Direct Investment and Intra-EU BITs: Does the Emperor Have New Clothes?" in F. Baetens, Investment Law within International Law: An Integrationist Perspective (Cambridge University Press) (Ed), pp. 387-414

Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Pages:
387-414
Published Date:
Aug 2013
Co-Author/s:
F. Baetens

Book Reviews

Book review: Patrick Dumberry , The Formation and Identification of Rules of Customary International Law in International Investment Law [2017] 30:2 Leiden Journal of International Law 566

Book Review: Andreas Kulick, Global Public Interest in International Investment Law (2011) 82 British Yearbook of International Law 535

Case Notes

The Principles of Due Diligence and Prevention in International Environmental Law (2016) 75:3 Cambridge Law Journal 1

Published:
Nov 2016
DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1017/S0008197316000672

Ahmado Sadio Diallo (Republic of Guinea) v Democratic Republic of the Congo, ICJ Judgment of 30 November 2010 (2011) 7:1 CSLR 121

Published:
Sep 2014