Tommaso Soave

Assistant Professor

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Vienna, Quellenstrasse 51

Tommaso Soave is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Legal Studies. His research focuses on international economic law, international dispute settlement, legal theory, and sociological approaches to global governance. Tommaso's first book The Everyday Makers of International Law, out in 2022 with Cambridge University Press, explores the socio-professional dynamics of the international legal community and assesses their impact on the rulings of international courts and tribunals. He has also published numerous papers in his areas of research.

Tommaso previously worked as a dispute settlement lawyer at the World Trade Organization and as an associate attorney at Sidley Austin LLP. He regularly serves as a consultant for intergovernmental and non-governmental organisations on matters of trade and investment law. In addition to his position at CEU, in 2021-2022 he will hold a visiting professor appointment at the University of Graz. Tommaso has earned degrees from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Harvard Law School, Sciences Po Paris, and the University of Turin, and has been called to the Bar of New York. 


Called to the Bar of New York
PhD International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
LLM, Harvard Law School
MA International Relations, Institut d'Études Politiques de Paris
Law degree, Università degli Studi di Torino

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