Martins Paparinskis


Martins Paparinskis, is a Lecturer in Law at the University College London. He is a member of the International Law Association’s Study Group on the Use of Domestic Law Principles for the Development of International Law, a member of the International Law Association’s Committee on Non-State Actors, and a member of the Panel of Arbitrators of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes. Martins is a Book Review Editor of the Journal of World Investment and Trade, a member of the Academic Review Board of the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, and a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of the University of Latvia. Law.

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For or Against International Arbitration: A Perspective of International Law of Dispute Settlement

Lady Bracknell is not often relied on as an authority on matters relating to international dispute settlement. Perhaps unjustifiably so; some of the recent debates do bring to mind her remark about end-of-season conversations, ‘when everyone has practically said whatever they had to say, which, in most cases, was probably not much’ (I). ESIL Reflections of…

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Reply to Howley and Howse

I am grateful to Jessica Howley and Rob Howse for their thoughtful comments. This post replies to each of their responses. My response to Jessica Howley will focus on the first and third questions that both, albeit in different ways, challenge my argument that choice is the right criterion for distinguishing the…

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Reply to Gourgourinis

I am very grateful to Anastasios Gourgourinis, Robert Howse, and Jessica Howley for their remarks about my EJIL article. I hope that my responses will enable me to clarify my position (and thinking) on the aspects of my argument with which each commenter has engaged. Since there is very little overlap between their comments, I will address them…

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