Professor at the Lisbon School of Law of Universidade Católica Portuguesa and Invited Professor at Reichman University (Tel Aviv, Israel), St. Joseph University (Macao, China) and the Catholic University of Lille (Lille, France). Member of the Católica Research Centre for the Future of Law, where he is integrated in the research line 'See the Future - See, Environment, and Natural Resources' and where he has developed research in the fields of international law, the law of the sea, and climate change law. He has also collaborated with the School of Law of the University of Lisbon and the Oceano Azul Foundation, and he is currently leading an international research project on climate change law and litigation.
Elena D'Alessandro is Full Professor of Civil Procedure at the University of Turin. She was a Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Max Planck Institute in Hamburg (2009) and co-director of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies in London (Fall Semester 2019). She has been visiting professor at the University of Bielefeld (2010) and Heidelberg (2011, DAAD Heidelberg Program zur Förderung internationales Gastwissenschaftlerinnen und Gastwissenschaftler) and visiting scholar at Queen Mary Law School, Columbia Law School, McGill School of Law, Max Planck Institute for Private International Law and Comparative Law (Hamburg) and Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law (Luxembourg). She has coordinated many DG justice projects on judicial cooperation in civil matters (Lawtrain, European civil procedure for Lawyers). Her research focuses on domestic, European and Transnational civil procedure.
Rômulo's practice focuses on advisory and litigation for environmental and climate change issues. Experienced in consensual conflict resolution and socio-environmental and climate matters, he also specializes in ESG (Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance) - particularly with structuring opportunities in carbon markets, waste management, and water resources.
Rômulo represents clients in litigation before state, federal and higher courts, including cases of national importance before the Federal Supreme Court. He is a member of the Environmental Law Commission of the Brazilian Bar Association (OAB-RJ) and the Brazilian Lawyers' Institute (IAB).
Rômulo dedicates himself to academic life as a professor in Regulatory Law at the Getulio Vargas Foundation School of Law in Rio de Janeiro, also teaching within master's and doctorate programs. He is an adjunct professor at Pace University in New York and a visiting professor at Georgia State University College of Law in Atlanta.
Assistant Professor of Commercial Law at Koç University Law School; Affiliate Scholar at the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development; the Editor-in-chief of the NASAMER Law Blog.
He holds an LL.B. degree from Galatasaray University and a Magister Juris from the University of Oxford. Following his master's studies, he co-authored a book on the economic analysis of leveraged buy-outs. Having pursued his doctoral studies in corporate law at Istanbul University, his dissertation entitled ``Contractual Freedom in Articles of Association and Its Limits in Joint-stock Company Law`` was published in 2021. He participated in various international projects funded by the European Union, the World Bank and British Council. His research areas include corporate law, banking and capital markets law, arbitration law, economic analysis of law, sustainability & business law.
Davide Castagno is Assistant Professor of Civil Procedure at the University of Turin, Department of Law. He has been Visiting Scholar at the Centre d’Études et de Recherches Internationales et Communautaires (CERIC) of the University of Aix-Marseille (2022); Visiting PhD student at the Centre d’Études et de Recherches en Droit des Procédures (CERDP) of the University of Nice (2018); Visiting PhD student at the School of Business and Governance of the Tallinn University of Technology (2018, European Regional Development Fund’s Doctoral Studies and Internationalization Program DoRa Plus supported by Archimedes Foundation); Scientific Guest at the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law of Luxembourg (2017, Max Planck Institute Luxembourg Scholarship Program). Author of several contributions on procedural law, on January 2022 Davide published his book on the inadmissibility in the Italian cassation judgment and he is now focusing on procedural issues related to climate change litigation.