Research Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

DIEGO GERMAN MEJIA-LEMOS
Colombia

Education
LLM (National University of Singapore), LLM (New York University), PGDip, LLB (Universidad Nacional de Colombia)


Awards/Scholarships
President's Graduate Fellowship, NUS (2014-present)
Graduate Research Scholarship, NUS (2012-2013)
B Mallal Scholarship, NYU (2009-2010)
Research Grants, University of Bogota (2008-2009)
Full-tuition scholarship (Universidad Nacional de Colombia), PGDip (2006) and LLB (2001 and 2003)
Full-tuition scholarship (Universidad Nacional de Colombia), LLB (2002 and 2004)


Thesis Title
On The Customary International Law Governing the Conditions for the Existence of the Sources of International Law


Supervisor(s)
Professor Simon Chesterman


Research Interest
Public International Law
Comparative Law
Public Law
Arbitration
Legal Theory
Legal Philosophy


Representative Publications
`On the Control de Convencionalidad Doctrine: A Critical Appraisal of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights' Relevant Case Law' (2014) 14 Anuario Mexicano de Derecho Internacional (Mexican Yearbook of International Law, UNAM) 117

`Entry into Force of the ASEAN Comprehensive Investment Agreement (ACIA) and Termination of Prior ASEAN Investment Treaties' in Reports on International Organizations 11 (American Society of International Law 2012)

'The Denunciation of the ICSID Convention by Bolivia, Ecuador and Venezuela' in Reports on International Organizations 22 (American Society of International Law 2012)

'The Court of Justice of the Andean Community Case Law and Its Effects on the Member States' Law on Arbitration' in Reports on International Organizations 6 (American Society of International Law 2012)

'Venezuela's Denunciation of the American Convention on Human Rights' (2013) 17 ASIL Insights http://www.asil.org/insights/volume/17/issue/1/venezuelas-denunciation-american-convention-human-rights accessed 9 May 2014

'The Constitutional Framework for Securities Market Self-Regulation in Colombia' (2009) 5 Revista de la Maestria en Derecho Economico 131-153 (co-authored with J M Calderon-Lopez)

Amicus curiae brief (extracts in Spanish) in Sentencia C-1005/08, Constitutional Court of Colombia (15 October 2008)

Amicus curiae brief (extracts in Spanish) in Sentencia C-698/08, Constitutional Court of Colombia (9 July 2008)


Work Experience
Juriste (Public International Law and International Arbitration Group), Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Paris) (2010-2011)

Assistant Professor of Law, University of Bogota (2008-2009)

Legal Consultant, Ministry of Mines and Energy, Republic of Colombia (2007-2008)

Associate and Legal Consultant, Calderon, Gaitan & Lopez (Bogota, Colombia) (2006-2009)

Law Clerk, Supreme Administrative Court (Consejo de Estado), Republic of Colombia (2005)




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