Céline Lévesque, University of Ottawa

Law Professor Ottawa, Ontario celine.levesque@uottawa.ca Office: (613) 562-5800 ext. 3696

Bio/Research

Professor Lévesque's research and teaching areas are public international law, international economic law (in particular international investment law) and international dispute settlement. Professor Lévesque was Vice-Dean, Academic in 2003-2004 and for a few months in 2005.

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Bio/Research

Professor Lévesque's research and teaching areas are public international law, international economic law (in particular international investment law) and international dispute settlement. Professor Lévesque was Vice-Dean, Academic in 2003-2004 and for a few months in 2005.

Céline Lévesque's research focuses on international investment law. She is currently co-editing a book with Professor Armand de Mestral of McGill University entitled "Improving International Investment Agreements" (Routledge, forthcoming 2012). She is the author of the chronique on investment in the Canadian Yearbook of International Law (1999-2003, 2006-). Her research projects also include writing a book on NAFTA Chapter 11 (Investment).

Professor Lévesque also participates in training on international investment law. Most recently she provided training on the negotiation of international investment agreements in collaboration with the British Institute of Comparative and International Law (BICCL). She also participated in Laval's University Summer School on International Investment Law.

In 2008-2009, Céline Lévesque was a Scholar-in-Residence at the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade in Ottawa. As part of the Trade Law Bureau, she defended investor claims brought under NAFTA Chapter 11 and negotiated bilateral investment treaties.

Before joining the University, Céline Lévesque worked at the World Bank in Washington, DC (1995-1998). In the Private Sector Development Department, her worked concerned public-private partnerships in infrastructure areas, especially in West Africa.


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