Trusting relationships in evolutionary legal theory

27 February 2018

Trust in the legal system of the World Trade Organization (WTO) has promoted an historic global expansion of trade and investment. That trust is at risk of erosion. The evolutionary role of complexity may hold the key to understanding why.

Jens Hillebrand Pohl

Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a Max Planck PhD scholarship holder, a Swedish government-funded researcher and a lecturer ad hoc in the Department of International and European Law at Maastricht University, Faculty of Law. He is currently a visiting research fellow at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut, a former visiting researcher (scientific guest) at the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law, and a frequent guest lecturer, including at the United Nations University and the College of Europe. He is also an independent legal practitioner, expert counsel, an English and Irish solicitor and a member of the New York Bar.