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Mr Niccolo Ridi

Biographical details

Niccolò Ridi joined the Dickson Poon School of Law in October 2014. He is currently working on a PhD under the supervision of Professor Thomas Schultz and Dr Philippa Webb. His doctoral research explores the use, role, and nature of precedent in international dispute settlement. 

He holds an LLB/MA in law from the University of Florence 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 published on international dispute settlement, private international law, and international refugee law. He has done editorial work for a number of peer-reviewed journals.

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

Ridi, N. (Chair)
30 Sep 20161 Oct 2016

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Adjudicating International Trade and Investment Disputes

Ridi, N. (Speaker)
25 Aug 201626 Aug 2016

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Jessup’s Bold Proposal: TLI Signature Conference

Ridi, N. (Speaker)
1 Jul 20162 Jul 2016

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International Graduate Research Conference

Ridi, N. (Speaker)
13 Apr 2015

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Responsibility to Protect in Theory and Practice

Ridi, N. (Speaker)
12 Apr 2013

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