Andrew Mitchell is an Associate Professor of Law at Melbourne Law School. Currently, Professor Mitchell is Visiting Associate Professor of Law at Georgetown University Law Center. His research focuses on public international law and international economic law. Professor Mitchell was previously a Solicitor with Allens Arthur Robinson in Australia, and he worked briefly at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York. He has also worked in the Trade Directorate of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the Intellectual Property Division of the World Trade Organization (WTO), and the Legal Department of the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
Professor Mitchell has been an IIEL Visiting Fellow previously, as well as a Visiting Fellow at the Lauterpacht Research Centre for International Law, University of Cambridge; Visiting Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law; Visiting Fellow at the Department of Law, London School of Economics; and Scholar-in-Residence at the International Arbitration Group of WilmerHale in London. In 2007, following a nomination by the Australian government, the WTO’s Dispute Settlement Body added him to the Indicative List of Governmental and Non-Governmental Panelists to hear WTO disputes. Professor Mitchell’s publications include Legal Principles in WTO Disputes (Cambridge University Press, UK) (2007), Challenges and Prospects for the WTO (Cameron May, UK) (2005), and articles in leading journals including the European Journal of International Law, the Journal of International Economic Law, the Journal of World Trade, and World Trade Review.
Professor Mitchell earned a Graduate Diploma in International Law from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Laws from Harvard Law School. He graduated from the University of Melbourne with First Class Honors in his Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce degrees.