Edward Guntrip


Edward Guntrip is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Sussex. He holds a BSc (Geography) and LLB (Hons) from the University of Western Australia, an LLM in international law from the University of Cambridge and a PhD from Brunel University. His research considers how public international law governs economic activities in other jurisdictions and beyond state jurisdiction. Edward’s recent publications address the intersection of international human rights law and international investment law.

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Urbaser v Argentina: The Origins of a Host State Human Rights Counterclaim in ICSID Arbitration?

Investment tribunals rarely examine host state arguments based on international human rights law in great depth. The ICSID award Urbaser v Argentina is the first to provide a detailed discussion of a host state’s human rights counterclaim. Hence, this decision presents an opportunity to more fully understand the role of human rights in investment arbitration. As the…

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International Human Rights Law, Investment Arbitration and Proportionality Analysis: Panacea or Pandora’s Box?

Edward Guntrip is a Lecturer in Commercial Law at the University of East Anglia. Investment law jurisprudence has failed to fully explore the relationship between international investment law and international human rights law (for example, see the cursory examination given in Vivendi v. Argentina para 262 and Pezold v.

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