Elena Ivanova

Elena Ivanova

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elena.ivanova@mpi.lu

Elena Ivanova is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law and a member of the International Max Planck Research School for Successful Dispute Resolution. She is currently a doctoral candidate at the University of Luxembourg under the supervision of Professor Rüdiger Wolfrum and Professor Matthew Happold. Her PhD project examines the interaction between the dispute settlement mechanisms established under the UNCLOS and the WTO Agreement. She holds an LL.M. from the Technical University of Varna (Bulgaria) with a specialization in maritime law and an LL.M. in Public International Law (with honors) from the University of Westminster (London, United Kingdom). Prior to joining the Institute, Elena had interned at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL), the International Bar Association (IBA), the United Nations International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (UN ICTY), the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS). She is a member of the Varna Bar Association and has practiced in the field of commercial and civil law in Bulgaria. She had participated in the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy as a scholarship holder and in the IFLOS Summer Academy. She has been awarded an Oxford University Press Law Prize 2011-2012. Her research interests include law of the sea, WTO law, public international law, conflict of laws and international litigation.