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Filippo Fontanelli

Dr Filippo Fontanelli read Law at the University of Pisa (Law Degree and Advanced Law Degree, in 2004 and 2006) and at the Sant’Anna School (Diploma di Licenza, 2008), and worked in the Rome office of Cleary, Gottlieb, Steen and Hamilton LLP, from 2007 to 2009. He is admitted to the bar in Italy (Rome). He received a PhD (summa cum laude) from the Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies in Pisa. In 2010, he completed an LLM at the New York University School of Law, where he served as Hauser Global LLM Fellow and was awarded the Jerome Lipper Prize for his achievements in the field of International Law. In September 2010, he embarked on a one-year clerkship as NYU university trainee at the International Court of Justice (The Hague), working for H.E. Judge Cançado Trindade and H.E. Keith.

Before joining the Law School of the University of Edinburgh, Dr Fontanelli lectured law at the School of Law of the University of Surrey (2012-2014), where he taught public international law, law of the World Trade Organization, EU law I and II, international law of foreign investment protection and international law of human rights protection.

Dr Fontanelli is a member of the Centre for Judicial Cooperation of the European University Institute of Fiesole (Italy) and routinely provides training sessions to judges and practitioners on matters of EU law and human rights protection in Europe.


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