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Dr Gregory Messenger LLB, BCL (Oxon), DPhil (Oxon)

Senior Lecturer in Law Law


Personal Statement

Greg is a specialist in trade law and policy. His research interests are principally in world trade law (multilateral and regional) and its interface with key policy areas including public health, sustainable development, industrial strategy, and dispute settlement.

Greg joined Liverpool Law School in 2015 where he teaches trade law. He was previously Junior Research Fellow in Law at the Queen's College, Oxford where he also completed his postgraduate studies. He has taught public international law, world trade law, and international investment law at the Universities of Oxford, Durham, and Vienna as well as courses on English law at the University of Granada.

He is Co-Rapporteur for the International Law Association Committee on Sustainable Development and the Green Economy in International Trade Law.

Greg was an AHRC-ESRC FCO Knowledge Exchange Fellow from 2018-2020 working on trade law and policy in the Foreign & Commonwealth Office. As of September 2020 he works in the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office as Trade Policy Specialist.

He is, with Emily Jones (Oxford), the co-founder of the Trade and Public Policy (TaPP) Network, the UK's largest network of academic trade experts.