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Markus Gehring

Contact: Dr Markus Gehring

Markus Gehring is the Arthur Watts Senior Research Fellow in Public International Law. His main areas of research are international trade law, international sustainable development law, including climate change and the legal implications of Brexit and EU external relations law.

He is also a Senior Fellow with the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI), a Fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law at the University of Cambridge, a Fellow in Law of Hughes Hall and serves as Lead Counsel for the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law (CISDL).

Markus started his academic career at the University of Oxford, then joined the University of Cambridge where he served as lecturer in law at the Department of Politics and International Studies, as tutor in Sustainable Development Law and as deputy director in the Centre for European Legal Studies in the Faculty of Law. He has also served as vice-dean of Research and Jean Monnet Research Chair ad personam in Sustainable Development Law at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section.

Markus studied as an Erasmus student at the Universidad de Deusto in Bilbao, Spain. He holds a professional law degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Hamburg, Germany, an LL.M. from Yale Law School, an M.A. from the University of Cambridge, a Dr. iur. from the Faculty of Law at the University of Hamburg, and a second doctorate with his J.S.D. from Yale Law School. He is a barrister and solicitor of the Law Society of Upper Canada and a Rechtsanwalt (German lawyer) in the Frankfurt/Main Bar in Germany. He is also an affiliate member of Landmark Chambers in London.