Andrew Lang

Chair in International Law and Global Governance

University of Edinburgh

Bio

Chair in International Law and Global Governance at the University of Edinburgh

Andrew Lang is an expert in Public International Law, with a specialty in International Economic Law and the Law of the World Trade Organization. Prior to joining Edinburgh Law School, he was Professor of Law at the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has a combined BA/LLB from the University of Sydney, where he was a double University Medallist, and his PhD is from the University of Cambridge. From 2004-6, Professor Lang was a Junior Research Fellow at Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge, before moving to that LSE from 2006 until 2017. He has ongoing specific research projects in the fields of emissions governance, regulatory recognition and equivalence, regulatory cooperation and the governance of trade in financial services. He is working on a book-length project concerning the relationship between global regulatory governance and the elaboration of regulatory states from the 1980s to the current day.

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