Professor Jorge Vinuales

Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy at Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge

Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge

Professor Jorge Viñuales is the Harold Samuel Professor of Law and Environmental Policy in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge. He is also the Director of the Department's MPhil in Environmental Policy.

He has published widely in his specialty areas, most recently his books Foreign Investment and the Environment in International Law, Harnessing Foreign Investment to Promote Environmental Protection: Incentives and Safeguards, and Diplomatic and Judicial Means of Dispute Settlement.

Professor Viñuales has wide experience as a practitioner. He has worked on many cases under ICSID, UNCITRAL, ICC or LCIA rules, including several high profile inter-State, investor-State, and commercial disputes, and he regularly advises companies, governments, international organisations or major NGOs on different matters of environmental law, investment law, and public international law at large. Professor Viñuales was educated in France (Doctorat - Sciences Po, Paris), the United States (LL.M. - Harvard Law School), Switzerland (Licence and Diplôme d’études approfondies in international relations - HEI; liz jur – Universität Freiburg; Licence and Diplôme d’études approfondies in political science – Université de Genève), and Argentina (Abogado – UNICEN). His native language is Spanish and he is fluent in English, French and Italian.

  • 5 October 2016

    Fostering multi-level governance in the climate change regime

    CSaP is working with the University of Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance to organise a Policy Workshop which will bring together academic experts with policy makers who are implementing the Paris commitments at local levels.