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Dr Mavluda Sattorova LLM, PhD, FHEA

Reader Law


Personal Statement

Mavluda specialises in international economic law broadly defined, with particular focus on international investment law and investor-state arbitration. Her most recent work examines the impact of investment treaty law on national policy-making and governance. She joined Liverpool Law School in September 2010 after completing a PhD in Law (2010) and LLM (2006) at the University of Birmingham where she was a recipient of Chevening scholarship and the Postgraduate Research Award. Mavluda works closely with international organisations and government agencies involved in the design and reform of international investment treaties and national investment policies. She has worked in an expert capacity with the UNCTAD Investment Division and the World Health Organisation. She was a visiting fellow at the Lauterpacht Centre of International Law, Cambridge University and National University of Singapore, and lectured as a visiting professor at Federal University of Pernambuco (Brazil) and Nagoya University (Japan). Mavluda is a director of the Liverpool Economic Governance Unit (LEGU) and a convenor of the Asian Society of International Law interest group on International Investment and Economic Law. She teaches International Law of Foreign Investment, International Energy Law, World Trade Law, and EU Law.
From September 2019, Mavluda will be working in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as an AHRC-ESRC FCO Knowledge Exchange Fellow.

Prizes or Honours

  • Santander Award (Santander/University of Liverpool, 2014)
  • University of Birmingham Postgraduate Scholarship (Birmingham Law School, 2006)

Funded Fellowships

  • Chevening Scholarship (Foreign & Commonwealth Office, 2005)

Other Personal Distinctions

  • Visiting fellow (Lauterpacht Centre of International Law, Cambridge University, 2017)
  • Visiting Academic Fellow (National University of Singapore, 2017)
  • Visiting professor (Nagoya University, Japan, 2017)
  • Visiting professor (Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil, 2015)
  • Outstanding Early Career Researcher (Commendation) (University of Liverpool, 2013)