ESIL Interest Groups on International Courts and Tribunals and International Economic in cooperation with Law King’s College London, will host a Conference on Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements in London on 26/27 May 2017.

The Conference addresses cutting-edge issues relevant to academics and practitioners alike, exploring and critiquing current models of dispute resolution in international trade law.


Guidelines for submissions

Senior and junior scholars (including PhD students) are invited to submit papers to the Organising Committee on the topic of ‘Dispute Settlement in Free Trade Agreements’ (excluding investor-state dispute settlement).

Preference will be given to comparative approaches (comparing an issue across several FTAs) and rarely considered FTAs. Papers will be selected on the basis of the submitted abstracts.

Please bear in mind the following:
– Only one abstract per author will be considered.
– Abstracts must not exceed 300 words, and have to be submitted to one of the following email addresses:;

Deadline for submissions: 12 April 2017