Federica Paddeu

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Dr. Federica Paddeu (@federica_paddeu) is Associate Professor of Law and Derek Bowett Fellow in Law at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and a fellow of the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law. She is a general international lawyer, with an interest in the law of State responsibility, the law on the use of force, and international investment law. A monograph based on her PhD dissertation, Justification and Excuse in International Law: Concept and Theory of General Defences, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2018, and her research has been published in leading international law journals, including the American Journal of International Law, the European Journal of International Law and the British Yearbook of International Law. Dr Paddeu holds a law degree from Universidad Católica Andrés Bello, in Caracas, Venezuela, and an LLM and PhD in international law from the University of Cambridge. She is also on LinkedIn.

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