Jarrod Hepburn


Jarrod Hepburn is a McKenzie Research Fellow at Melbourne Law School. He joined Melbourne Law School as a McKenzie Postdoctoral Research Fellow in June 2015. Before taking up his current position, he was a Lecturer at the University of Exeter, specialising in investment treaty arbitration, contract law and company law. He has previously taught in a range of areas of law at the University of Melbourne and St Catherine's College at the University of Oxford.

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CETA’s New Domestic Law Clause

The recent, widely-reported ‘legal scrub’ of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) has drawn attention for its endorsement of a radical shift away from the model of investor-state dispute settlement that has prevailed in investment agreements to date. The new text indicates that Canada has agreed to the EU’s proposals on an investment court system,…

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Saar Papier v Poland: Comparative Public Law and the Second-Ever Investment Treaty Award

            Jarrod Hepburn is a Lecturer in Law at the University of Exeter, UK. There has been much discussion in recent years – and in recent weeks on this blog – of the potential for investment treaty arbitration to benefit from a ‘comparative public law’ approach. In brief, the approach conceives of…

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