Daniel Behn

Profile

Daniel is an American-trained lawyer who is a licensed attorney at law in New York and Washington, DC. He is Of Counsel and works as a consultant in our international arbitration practice. He is also a postdoctoral research fellow on the international investment law team at PluriCourts, a public international law institute at the University of Oslo. PluriCourts is a Centre of Excellence funded by the Norwegian Research Council looking at the long-term legitimacy of international courts and tribunals. He holds a Juris Doctorate from Tulane University School of Law, where he was the Executive Editor of the Tulane Journal for International and Comparative Law. He also holds a PhD in public international law and an LLM with distinction in international dispute settlement from the University of Dundee’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP), where he was the Ibrahim Shihata Fellow in international law. His research focuses on the development of investment treaty arbitration as a form of legitimate international adjudication and how issues of justice and fairness influence and motivate the manner in which international legal orders evolve.

Areas of Interest

Daniel’s expertise ranges from theoretical issues in public international law to specialized regimes in international law such as trade and investment law, energy law, environmental law, and climate change law. His specific expertise is in international arbitration in general, and investment treaty arbitration specifically. As the last PhD student of the late Professor Thomas Waelde, Daniel has a developed broad knowledge in many areas of public international law and publishes regularly on such issues. He has done extensive consultancy work for the World Bank and international think tanks on issues of international economic law. He is a member of the Yale Law School Society for Policy Scientists and has presented his work or lectured at major universities such as the Yale Law School, Cambridge University, McGill University, and the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

Languages

English and Uzbek
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Location

London

Contact details

Email: danielbehn@aacni.com

Telephone: +44(0) 2071291271

Fax: +44(0) 8432180440