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Rishi Gulati


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Academic Background

Dr Rishi Gulati researches, teaches and practices in all areas of public and private international law. His present focus is on international and transnational dispute resolution, the law of international organisations, technology and international law, and how public and private international law interact in various settings. Rishi has a PhD from King’s College London which he undertook as a Dickson Poon Scholar of Law, Advanced Masters in Public International Law from Leiden University, and a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) from the Australian National University. He has held positions at Dublin City University, London School of Economics and Political Science, and has been a Laureate Research Fellow at the University of New South Wales. Most recently, he was based at the  Berlin Potsdam Research Group ‘The International Rule of Law – Rise or Decline?”, where he continues to be an Affiliated Fellow. Rishi is the author or co-editor of several books and articles, including International Organisations and Access to Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2022), Elgar Companion on the Hague Conference on Private International Law (Edward Elgar, 2020), Elgar Companion on the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (Edward Elgar, 2023 (forthcoming)), and The Elgar Companion on the Institute for the Unification of Private Law (Edward Elgar, 2023 (forthcoming)).  Rishi has also worked as an international lawyer for the Australian Government, as a Judge’s Associate at the Federal Court of Australia, regularly appears as counsel before international and national courts, and has consulted for several UN agencies.

Dr Gulati also hosts the UEA Law School Podcast Series.