Dr Lorand Bartels is Reader in Law in the Faculty of Law and a Fellow of Trinity Hall at the University of Cambridge, where he teaches international law, WTO law and EU law. Before joining Cambridge, Dr Bartels was Lecturer in International Economic Law at the University of Edinburgh. He has taught at other universities in Europe and Australia and in specialised programs, including the EUI's Academy of European Law, the University of Barcelona's IELPO program, and the World Trade Institute's MILE program. He spent 2007 at the Max Planck Institute for International Law in Heidelberg as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow and an AHRC Research Fellow.
Dr Bartels is an elected member of the ILA's International Trade Law Committee and the Executive Council of the Society of International Economic Law, and a member of the Management Committee of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law, Cambridge. He is a general editor of the books series Cambridge International Trade and Economic Law (CUP), and an editorial board member of several journals, including the Journal of International Economic Law and the Journal of World Trade.
Aside from his academic publications, Dr Bartels has written a number of studies for international organizations, including a review of the functioning of the SADC Tribunal for the SADC Ministers of Justice, and reports on the EU's trade, human rights and fisheries policies for the European Parliament. Since 2007 he has been involved in the ACP-EU Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations, and he was recently an expert advisor to the EU's Economic and Social Committee on the forthcoming EU-India free trade agreement. Dr Bartels is a standing member of the advisory panel of the UK Department for International Development's Trade Advocacy Fund for developing countries.
Dr Bartels holds degrees in English literature and law and is qualified to practise law in Australia.