New postdoc at iCourts – University of Copenhagen

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29 August 2016

New postdoc at iCourts

Jed was previously a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Jed’s research focuses on the contribution of international organizations to the development of international law, especially the role of the European Union as a global actor. His research at iCourts will focus specifically on the role of international courts in the development of public international law. Jed has published on the law of international organizations, the sources of international law, international economic law, as well as various aspects of EU External Relations law. Jed is a Managing Editor of the module ‘International Law in European Courts’ for the Oxford Reports on International Law and an Assistant Editor for the European Journal of International Law.

Jed graduated with a Bachelor of Laws and Legal Practice (Hons) and Bachelor of International Studies (Hons) from Flinders University in Australia, and was admitted to practice by the Supreme Court of South Australia.  Before moving to Europe, Jed practiced commercial law in Australia. He has an LL.M. in International and European Public Law (cum laude) from Tilburg University in the Netherlands and a Ph.D in International Law from the University of Leuven in Belgium.  Jed was a Junior Researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Institute (Centre for International and European Law) in The Hague before working as Research Fellow at the Leuven Centre for Global Governance Studies. Jed has previously been a legal intern at the Trial Chamber of the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia and a Visiting Scholar at the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge.