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Tuesday, 23 January 2024

Lorand Bartels addresses House of Commons Business and Trade Select CommitteeThe Faculty's Professor Lorand Bartels gave evidence today to the House of Commons Business and Trade Select Committee, broadcast on the BBC Parliament channel.

Professor Bartels was speaking as Chair of the Trade and Agriculture Commission, presenting the Commission's advice on the latest free trade agreement concluded by the UK, namely the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (CPTPP) with 11 Pacific countries. The advice is published on the Government website, and the government’s response is also available online.

Professor Bartels is Professor of International Law in the Faculty of Law and a fellow of Trinity Hall, 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). He was appointed MBE in the 2022 Queen's New Year Honours List for services to UK trade policy.

The hearing is available to stream from BBC iPlayer.