Professor Michail Risvas specialises in public international law, international arbitration, and WTO law. From 2014 until 2018 Professor Risvas practised with an international law firm in Paris, acting as counsel in investment and commercial arbitrations under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA, and ICC rules in the banking, defence, gaming, mining and metallurgy sectors. He is included in the list of arbitrators of the Common Court of Justice and Arbitration of the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA). Professor Risvas has taught, and conducted research on, public international law at the University of Oxford and the University of Amsterdam and has published on international economic law, the law of the sea, cultural heritage, and terrorism. He holds a doctorate on non-discrimination in international economic law from the University of Oxford.