“Dr Holger Hestermeyer’s is the Shell Reader in International Dispute Resolution at King's College London and a Senior Research Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute.
He consults and researches in the fields of international law, European law, constitutional and public law. Dr. Hestermeyer has served as specialist advisor to the House of Lords EU External Affairs Sub-Committee for its reports on trade options and trade in goods after Brexit. In the past, he has, amongst others, worked as a legal consultant for the German Foreign Office and as expert for a constitution project for Sudan.
Dr. Hestermeyer currently is a Co-Executive Vice President of the Society of International Economic Law, Co-Convenor of the Interest Group on International Courts and Tribunals of the European Society of International Law and of the Interest Group on International Economic Law of the same society.
Before joining King’s in 2014 Dr. Hestermeyer was a Référendaire at the CJEU for Advocate General Cruz Villalón, headed a research group and worked as a junior and senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public and International Law. He has worked as a Referendar for criminal and civil court judges in Hamburg, for the task force ICC of the German Foreign Office and an international law firm in Hamburg, Madrid and Alicante. He has taught and done research in London, Heidelberg, Berkeley, Florence, Münster, Mexico DF and Santiago de Chile. His research was awarded an Otto Hahn Medal, an Otto Hahn Award and the ISUS prize. Dr. Hestermeyer is a former Fulbright Fellow and German National Merit Foundation Fellow.”