Michael Waibel is University Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law and Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. His main research interests are public international law and international economic law with a particular focus on finance and the settlement of international disputes. He teaches international and EU law.
In 2008, the American Society for International Law awarded him the Deak prize for his AJIL article ‘Opening Pandora’s Box: Sovereign Bonds in International Arbitration’. The European Society of International Law awarded him its 2012 book prize for his book Sovereign Defaults before International Courts and Tribunals (Cambridge University Press, 2011). In 2014, he obtained a Leverhulme Prize which recognises “the achievement of early career researchers whose work has already attracted international recognition and whose future career is exceptionally promising”.