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Mr Niccolo Ridi

Biographical details

Niccolò Ridi joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in 2014. He is currently working on a PhD under the supervision of Professor Thomas Schultz. His doctoral research, supported by a Modern Law Review Scholarship, examines the role, function and concept of precedent in international dispute settlement. 

He holds a master’s-level Laurea magistrale in law from the University of Florence, where he focused on public international law, and an LLM in International law from the University of Cambridge. He also is an alumnus of the ‘Silvano Tosi’ Research Seminar in Parliamentary Studies.

Niccolò has also done editorial work for a number of journals such as the Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law, the King's Student Law Review, and European Papers. He was a member of the 2015 International Graduate Legal Research Conference commitee. 

Research interests

Niccolo's primary research focus is international dispute settlement. His doctoral research examines the role of precedent in international law, the relations between international courts and tribunals and flexible jurisdiction-regulating rules.

Other research interests include international refugee law, diplomatic protection and international criminal law.

Participation in conference

Stress testing the law of the sea

Niccolo Ridi (Chair), 30 Sep 20161 Oct 2016, Stress testing the law of the sea

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes

Niccolo Ridi (Speaker), 25 Aug 201626 Aug 2016, Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Jessup’s Bold Proposal: TLI Signature Conference

Niccolo Ridi (Speaker), 1 Jul 20162 Jul 2016, Jessup’s Bold Proposal: TLI Signature Conference

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

International Graduate Research Conference

Niccolo Ridi (Speaker), 13 Apr 2015, International Graduate Research Conference

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice

Niccolo Ridi (Speaker), 12 Apr 2013, Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice

Activity: Conference participationParticipation in conference

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