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Dr Hayk Kupelyants

Lecturer in the Conflict of Laws

Research interests

  • Law


Hayk Kupelyants teaches conflict of laws at King's College London.

He is the author of Sovereign Defaults before Domestic Courts (OUP, 2018), and of numerous articles on private international law and international arbitration.

Before joining King's College London, he was a University Lecturer at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Homerton College, University of Cambridge.

He holds a PhD from the University of Cambridge which received the Yorke Prize of the Law Faculty. He is also the recipient of the Diploma in private international law of the Hague Academy of International Law.

Hayk Kupelyants is a solicitor of England & Wales, and has practiced international dispute resolution in the City of London.

Research Interests

Hayk Kupelyant's research is concerned with all aspects of private international law and international arbitration, both commercial and investment, with particular reference to commercial and investment disputes and issues concerning jurisdiction, cross-border injunctions, the act of State doctrine and sovereign debt litigation.

Teaching interests

  • Conflict of Laws
  • Commercial Law
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • International Investment Arbitration

Do you currently have capacity to take on PhD supervisions?

Hayk is able to take on PhD supervisions.

Selected publications