Nicola Claire Strain
Nicola Strain is a Doctoral Research Fellow at PluriCourts. Her research interests include trade law, investment law and international dispute settlement.
Nicola holds a Master of Law degree (LLM) from the University of Cambridge (2017 - 2018), specialising in International Law. Previously, she obtained the Bachelor of Laws (LLB, First Class Honours) and Bachelor of Arts (BA, First Class Honours) from the University of Western Australia (2007 - 2012). Nicola has also been a visiting research fellow at the Graduate Institute, Geneva and Columbia University Law School. Nicola is also an experienced lawyer, having held legal positions in Australia.
Nicola is working on an interdisciplinary research project evaluating the legitimacy of international courts and tribunals as well as completing her doctoral thesis on the jurisdiction and applicable law of the WTO and investment tribunals to decide other public international law norms.
She is writing under the supervision of Professor Freya Baetens.