Dr Markus Gehring

Deputy Director
Centre for European Legal Studies
Faculty of Law

Role: CCI collaborative projects, Project team member



Dr Markus Gehring, MA (Cantab), LLM (Yale), PhD (Hamburg), is Deputy Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies (CELS), elected Fellow in Law at Hughes and a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. For the last two years he served as Tutor in Sustainable Development Law at the Law Faculty, he was also Fellow in Law at Robinson for the last seven years. He has been a Visiting Professor in several law faculties around the world and holds a Jean Monnet Research Chair ad personam in Sustainable Development Law at the University of Ottawa Law Faculty in Canada. In his former department at Cambridge, Politics and International Studies (POLIS), he serves as affiliated Lecturer in European and International Law and Senior Research Associate in the Centre for Rising Powers. He is also an affiliated Lecturer in the Department of Land Economy and an Associate of the Centre for Climate Mitigation Research. He holds an LL.M from Yale and a Dr Jur from Hamburg. A member of the Frankfurt Bar, he practiced European and international trade law with Cleary Gottlieb in their Brussels office. Prior to joining Robinson College, he was a tutor in Public International Law at University College, Oxford. He serves as Lead Counsel for Sustainable Trade, Investment and Finance Law with the Centre of International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL), based at McGill University. He edits the book series on Implementation of Sustainable Development Treaties with Cambridge University Press and is author of several publications on EU, International and Sustainable Development Law. His most recent book, with Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger and Andrew Newcombe, is titled Sustainable Development in World Investment Law (Kluwer Law International, 2010).