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Andrea Mensi


Assistant in International Economic Law at Università della Svizzera Italiana in Lugano and Ph.D. Candidate in International Law and Economics at Bocconi University in Milan, supervised by prof. Ilaria Espa (USI) and Roger O'Keefe (Bocconi).

 Andrea is Attorney at law admitted to the Milan Bar.

Previously, Andrea gained experience in the European Union institutions, working in 2017 for the European External Action Service (EEAS) at the EU Delegation to the OECD and UNESCO in Paris. Andrea worked for three years as trainee lawyer in italian leading law firms in Milan on different areas of civil and criminal law, inlcuding banking and finance law.

Andrea graduated cum laude in law in 2015 at Università Cattolica in Milan, with a thesis in international trade law supervised by Prof. Francesco Bestagno and a research period abroad at the University of Western Australia in Perth.

He gained experience in academia since 2015, working as teaching assistant in European Union and International law and being part of differnet exams commissions at Università Catotlica, Università Bocconi and Univeristà dell'Insubria. In 2018 he won the Raffaele Barletta Myllennium Awards 2018, sponsored by the Italian Presidency of the Council of Ministers, for an essay on the Brexit. 

His research areas and publications include public international and EU law, international environmental and trade law and human rights.


Currently I am working on public international law applied on enviornemtnal issues such as climate change and indigenous rights over natural resources