Jens Hillebrand Pohl (I.J.D.H.)
Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a Swedish government-funded doctoral researcher and Max Planck PhD scholarship holder 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 World Trade Institute in Bern, a former visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague and 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 can be reached by appointment in B2.118.
Mr. Pohl focuses his research on International Procedural Law, in particular procedural aspects of International Economic Law and EU external trade and investment. His dissertation, supervised by Prof. dr. Peter Van den Bossche, associate professor dr. Denise Prévost and assistant professor dr. Rodrigo Polanco (World Trade Institute) concerns international arbitration of investment treaty claims relating to foreign exchange restrictions. His teaching interests include International Trade Law, International Investment Law, EU External Relations Law, International Arbitration, Private International Law, Legal Aspects of International Finance, EU Procedural Law, and Public International Law.
An experienced lawyer, Mr. Pohl is an English and Irish solicitor and a member of the New York Bar. He has for several years practiced international and European law from a corporate and dispute settlement perspective. Working for law firms and international organizations in the United States and Europe, he has advised global financial institutions and businesses on contentious matters of international finance, trade and investment. He is a frequent speaker, regularly publishes in his areas of expertise and conducts capacity building for the public and private sectors.
Mr. Pohl holds an LL.M. from Harvard Law School, where he served as Articles Editor of the Harvard International Law Journal, an M.Sc. in Economics from Stockholm School of Economics and a Jur. Kand. (LL.M./LL.B.) degree from the universities of Stockholm and Uppsala. Prior to his doctoral research, he completed post-graduate studies at Oxford University, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice.