Richard Gardiner


Richard Gardiner is Visiting Professor, Faculty of Laws, University College London. His main areas of interest are public international law, air law, intellectual property. Other interests: Private international law, human rights, European community/union law and public law.

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Book Symposium: Comparative Reasoning in International Courts and Tribunals

Daniel Peat’s excellent study Comparative Reasoning in International Courts and Tribunals covers important issues in the interpretation of treaties. Its examination of how certain international courts and tribunals have used domestic law and principles or concepts derived from domestic law in reasoning leading to interpretation of treaties provides a useful stimulus to consideration of such materials in treaty…

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Excessive Multilingualism in EU Trade Agreements

The legal protection of multilingualism is an important principle and an indispensable guarantee for the functioning of the institutions of the European Union (EU) as well as for their relationships with EU citizens. This is not only evidenced by Article 22 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights, which obligates the Union to respect linguistic diversity. Beyond that, legally…

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