Alejandra Torres Camprubí

Alejandra Torres Camprubí (Ph.D., Universidad Autónoma de Madrid; LL.M, University College London), is an international dispute resolution attorney in Foley Hoag’s International Litigation and Arbitration Department, admitted to practice in the Madrid Bar as well as the Paris Bar as an EU lawyer. She focuses her practice on public international law and international investment arbitration and has particular experience representing sovereign States and State-owned entities in arbitration proceedings administered by the International Center for the Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Permanent Court of Arbitration (in matters relating to the energy and aeronautical industries), as well as in inter-State cases before the International Court of Justice and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (in border disputes and cases involving violations of international humanitarian law and human rights law).From a research perspective, her areas of expertise include international environmental law, with a particular focus on climate change law and policy, and the interaction of this field with the international law of the sea and the law on statehood. She acted as legal counsel in the United Nations climate change negotiations and has been a post-doctoral research fellow at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute in Oslo, as part of an international and interdisciplinary project on the legal consequences of the Anthropocene for International Law. She has published in matters relating to loss of statehood due to sea-level rise, climate change and international security, and fairness in the international regime on climate change. She is also an active member of the ILA Committee on International Law and Sea-Level Rise. Her publications include, Statehood under Water: Challenges of Sea-Level Rise to the Continuity of Pacific Island States(Brill/Nijhoff, 2016); as well as “Securitization of Climate Change: the Inter-Regional Institutional Voyage” (Oxford Yearbook of International Environmental Law, (2018): pp. 1-24).

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