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  • University of Cambridge, PhD in Law (ongoing), commenced 2019. Funded by Woolf Fisher Scholarship.
  • The Hague Academy of International Law, Summer Course on Public International Law (2021).
  • University of Cambridge, Master of Law (First Class) in International Law, graduated 2019. Funded by Woolf Fisher Scholarship. Thesis: ‘Stability, Change, Transition: Regulatory Reform and the Standard of Fair and Equitable Treatment in Investment Disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty’, supervised by Professor Michael Waibel.
  • High Court of New Zealand, admitted as barrister and solicitor (2017).
  • College of Law, Professional Legal Studies Course (2016).
  • University of Otago, Bachelor of Laws with Honours (First Class) and Bachelor of Arts in Politics, graduated 2015. Thesis: ‘Globalised Constitutional Realism: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement within New Zealand’s Constitution’, supervised by Professor Andrew Geddis.
  • Fundação Getulio Vargas, Global Law Program (2014).


  • Cambridge University Press, Assistant General Editor and Summary Writer for the ICSID Reports (2018–present).
  • Cambridge International Law Journal, Co-Editor-in-Chief (2021–2022), Managing Editor (2019–21), Conference Assistant (2018–19).
  • University of Cambridge, Graduate Teaching Assistant for LLM Paper 29 International Investment Law (2020–2022)
  • Universitetet i Oslo, Research Associate to Professor Freya Baetens in the PluriCourts Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order (2021–2022).
  • Jilin University, Course Instructor for international law mooting, contracted by CL Global (2021).
  • University of Otago, Lecturer for LAWS302 Jurisprudence (2019); Tutor in the Faculty of Law and Department of Politics (2013–15).                                                              
  • Chapman Tripp, Solicitor in Litigation and Dispute Resolution (2018).
  • Court of Appeal of New Zealand, Judicial Law Clerk to the Honourable Justice Rhys Harrison KC (2016–18).
  • Victoria University of Wellington, Teaching Fellow for LAWS297 Legal Research, Writing and Mooting (2017).
  • Russell McVeagh, Summer Clerk in Corporate Advisory and Litigation (2014–15).

Fields of research

Public international law, investment and commercial arbitration, climate and energy disputes, history of international law


'A Reasonably Well Organized Modern State': Investment Treaty Arbitration and the Reformation of Economic Sovereignty in Customary International Law


Professor Jorge E Viñuales

Representative Publications