Jorge has wide experience in public international law, environmental law and policy and climate and energy law. He has published widely and his recent books include: International Environmental Law (Cambridge University Press, 2015) (with P.-M. Dupuy), The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development: A Commentary (Oxford Commentaries on International Law, 2015), and, The Foundations of International Investment Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) (co-edited with J. Pauwelyn and Z. Douglas). In addition he has wide experience as a practitioner and has worked on many cases, including several high profile inter-State, investor-State, and commercial disputes, and he regularly advises companies, governments, international organisations or major NGOs on different matters of environmental law, investment law, human rights and public international law.
Professor Viñuales was educated in France (Doctorat – Sciences Po, Paris), the United States (LL.M. – Harvard Law School), Switzerland (Licence and Diplôme d’études approfondies in international relations) and Argentina (Abogado – UNICEN).