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Professor Thomas Schultz.
Professor Thomas Schultz.

Professor Thomas Schultz

Professor of Law

  • Associate Director of Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD)

Research interests

  • Law

Biography

Thomas is Associate Director of the Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD) and Professor of Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London.

He works in the fields of arbitration, transnational commercial law, and legal theory. His main current projects are interdisciplinary studies of international arbitration (law and political science, law and literature, law and philosophy) dealing with legitimacy issues in arbitration, the conditions of production of arbitration scholarship and other knowledge about arbitration, dispute settlement and justice values in arbitration, the mechanics of arbitration's resistance to wider social influence, and factors of arbitrator decision-making. He is also completing a long-term doctrinal study of the role of the principle of comity in private and public international law.

Thomas is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement, and an editorial board member of four further journals and books series on arbitration, international law, transnational law, and legal philosophy.His work has been awarded the Jubilee Prize of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences.

Research Interests

International arbitration (commercial and investment), international law, transnational law (theory and application in business), legal philosophy (epistemology, rule of law, law & literature, analytic legal philosophy), investment law.

Vist my PURE profile for full details of my research visit 

Teaching

  • International arbitration
  • Law without the state
  • Contracts.

    Research

    CIGAD_hero_1800px x 500px
    Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD)

    Bringing together academics, policymakers and practitioners working in the areas of international law and dispute resolution to help tackle global challenges.

    News

    The Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution officially opens.

    The Dickson Poon School of Law announces the official opening of the Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD).

    Lots of people in an amphitheater with blurred out faces, for a conference.

      Research

      CIGAD_hero_1800px x 500px
      Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD)

      Bringing together academics, policymakers and practitioners working in the areas of international law and dispute resolution to help tackle global challenges.

      News

      The Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution officially opens.

      The Dickson Poon School of Law announces the official opening of the Centre for International Governance and Dispute Resolution (CIGAD).

      Lots of people in an amphitheater with blurred out faces, for a conference.