Jens Hillebrand Pohl (I.J.D.H.)
Jens Hillebrand Pohl is a doctoral researcher and lecturer 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 and was previously a visiting researcher at the T.M.C. Asser Instituut in The Hague and at the Max Planck Institute for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law in Luxembourg, where he also received a Max Planck PhD Scholarship.
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 investment control. 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.
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. He is admitted to practice in England, Ireland and New York.
Prior to his doctoral research, he completed post-graduate studies at Oxford University, Oxford Institute of Legal Practice, and practiced law in the private sector for four years and in the public sector for two years, gaining experience from a wide range of international commercial, financial and insolvency matters.