TradeLab Fellows are TradeLab clinic alumni who assist students with legal research and writing skills, pro bono. Fellows are selected based on clinic needs and project topics.
Tamara Luciana Bustamante
University of Buenos Aires alumna
Aref is a Ph.D. student in international law at University College London. Before his doctoral studies, Aref collaborated with the UN International Law Commission, the UN Environment Programme, and the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea. He holds a Master’s in International Law from The Graduate Institute, Geneva, and a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Waikato.
University of Ottawa alumnus
Bo is a Canadian lawyer and a member of the Law Society of Ontario. He completed his LLM at the University of Ottawa in 2022. He has had the privilege to work in several areas, including Canadian online dispute resolution, privacy law, and public interest interventions at all levels of court. Bo fell in love with international law when he participated in a weeklong national high school conference on international affairs and he has been passionate about the field ever since.
Elena Bertola is a Junior Legal Affairs Officer at the Trade in Services and Investment Division at the World Trade Organization.
She holds a Master in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva (Switzerland, 2019). She previously obtained her Degree in Legal Studies from the University of Turin (Italy, 2017).
Her research interests focus on international trade and investment law for sustainable development.
National University of Singapore alumnus
Fong Han Tan
National University of Singapore alumna
Fong Han received her LLM from Georgetown University Law Center with a Certificate in WTO Studies in 2021. She received her Bachelor of Laws (Second Upper-Class Honours) from the National University of Singapore.
Fong Han was a Fellow at the Georgetown Institute of International Economic Law and has participated in several international law moot court competitions, including the Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. She was also part of the winning team in the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot 2018 and the Nuremberg Moot Court 2019.
Georgetown University alumna
Caroline Glöckle is a researcher in international economic law. She currently finalizes her PhD which is supported by a scholarship of the Foundation of German Business (Stiftung der Deutschen Wirtschaft). Caroline completed an LL.M. in International Legal Studies with a WTO Certificate at Georgetown Law and holds a law degree from Germany.
Jin-Wen graduated from the National University of Singapore’s Faculty of Law in the extraordinary year that was 2020. After graduation, she completed an internship with UNCITRAL and is currently a pupil at Withers worldwide, specialising in Alternative Dispute Resolution. Jin-Wen enjoys meeting new people and learning from them, and is grateful for her experiences with TradeLab which has provided plenty such opportunities.
Yannick Trudel is an alumni of the Graduate Institute and worked at the IHEID’s clinic in 2018. He also supervised a team of students at the University of Ottawa in 2019, for projects benefiting the government of Senegal and its services industry.
Yannick is currently based in Geneva, working as an associate at Sidley Austin LLP.
Georgetown University alumnus
Trung Nguyen is a Research Fellow at the Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for International, European and Regulatory Procedural Law (MPI).
Trung holds an LL.M. in International Legal Studies at the Georgetown University Law Centre in Washington D.C, the United States (Fulbright Student Scholarship). Before joining the MPI in April 2019, he worked as a legal advisor and an accredited diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Viet Nam, dealing with the law of the sea, international trade law and international dispute settlement.
Currently, he is a PhD candidate at the University of Luxembourg working in the framework of the IMPRS for Successful Dispute Resolution in International Law Project. His research interests include public international law, international trade law, law of the sea, and international dispute settlement.
Queen's University alumnus
Scott Falls is a Canadian lawyer and current candidate of the Geneva LL.M. in International Dispute Settlement (MIDS) program. Scott holds a Juris Doctor degree from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada and a certificate in International Business Law from the Bader International Study Centre (BISC). During JD studies, Scott was actively involved in international moot court competitions, served as a research assistant in international investment law, and participated in the inaugural Joint University of Ottawa-Queen’s University TradeLab Clinic.
Prior to joining the MIDS, Scott completed his articles at DLA Piper LLP in Toronto, Canada, where he worked primarily in the firm’s commercial litigation department.
Sankari Venkat Krishnan
Georgetown University alumna
Sankari graduated from Georgetown University Law Center with an LLM in International Legal Studies and a Certificate in WTO Studies. She is currently an Associate at Clarus Law Associates, New Delhi.
Aside from work, her research interests include public international law, arbitration, and international trade law with specific focus on developing countries.
Queen's University alumnus
Tristan is an Articling Student at a large full-service law firm in Toronto, Canada, and has experience working on large-scale P3 infrastructure projects, commercial real estate transactions, and international mergers and acquisitions transactions. Tristan completed his J.D. at Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and will be called as a lawyer in Ontario in June 2020.
During his time at Queen’s, Tristan participated in the inaugural University of Ottawa – Queen’s University Joint TradeLab Clinic as both a student and a Teaching Assistant to Valerie Hughes and Nicolas Lamp.