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About Murilo Lubambo de Melo

Murilo Lubambo de Melo joined NCH in 2018 as a lecturer in Public International Law. From August 2019, Murilo has taught the International Business Law course for the program.


LLM (Master of Laws) – University College London

PhD in Laws – University College London

Other Professional Body Memberships

Member, Society of International Economic Law (2015-present)

Murilo Lubambo de Melo's Research

Research Activity 

Research Fellow in Residence: World Trade Organisation, WTO, Doctoral Support Programme, Geneva [Mar-Jul 18] Trade in Services and Investment Division.


Book Chapters

“Entry Rights and Investments in Services: Adjudicatory Convergence between Regimes?” Adjudicating Trade and Investment Disputes: Convergence or Divergence? Behn et al (eds) Studies on International Courts and Tribunals, Cambridge University Press [forthcoming, 2020].

“Host States and State-State Investment Arbitration: Strategies and Challenges” 14(2) Brazilian Journal of International Law [2017].

“Is State-State Investment Arbitration an Old Option for Latin America?” 34 Conflict Resolution Quarterly 255 [2016].

“Vertical Restraints Facilitating Horizontal Collusion: ‘Stretching’ Agreement in a Comparative Approach” – EU and USA (April 17, 2015). 4 UCL Journal of Law and Jurisprudence 135 [2015].

“Hypothetical Case in Loyalty Rebates” in International Antitrust Bulletin, American Bar Association ABA, Section of Antitrust Law, 4 p. 13 [2010] with Fernando Furlan

Book Reviews

“Intellectual Property Rights and Competition in Standard Setting Objectives and Tensions, by Valerio Torti” 39(3) World Competition [2016].

Murilo Lubambo de Melo's Teaching

Lecturer: New College for the Humanities [2018–present ] lectures, seminars & tutorials on Public International Law and International Business Law (World Trade Law).

Teaching Fellow: University College London – UCL [2015-present ] lectures, tutorials, LLM dissertation supervision and marking assessments in LLB and LLM courses: Competition Law, International Political Economy, International Law of Foreign Investments, Conflict of Laws and International Commercial Litigation.

Tutor: UK Notarial Practice Professional Course – [2016-2019] Private International Law