: Senior Fellow
David Collins is a Professor of International Economic Law at City, University of London. He has written several books and many academic articles on the law of the World Trade Organization and international investment law. An expert in Canadian and British trade policy, his research has focused on trade in services, especially legal services and digital trade, along with regional economic integration. David is Co-Editor in Chief of the journal International Trade Law and Regulation and Series Editor for Routledge’s Insights on International Economic Law.
David was nominated to the roster of panellists for NAFTA (now USMCA)'s trade remedies disputes by the government of Canada and to the panel of arbitrators for European Union free trade agreements by the European Commission. He has given evidence to the UK parliament's International Trade Select Committee on many occasions and is an Independent Member of the UK Trade Remedies Authority’s Audit and Risk Assurance Committee.
David holds degrees from the University of Toronto (BA, JD), the University of Oxford (MSc, BCL) and Maastricht University (PhD). He is a solicitor of England and Wales and is a member of the Ontario and New York bars.