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Lukasz Gruszczynski

Lukasz Gruszczynski

Head of Legal Research, Warsaw

Areas of expertise

  • International economic law
  • Technical barriers to trade
  • Sanitary and phytosanitary measures
  • WTO dispute settlement
  • Trade and Environment
  • Trade and Health
  • The regulation of tobacco products and e-cigarettes


Lukasz Gruszczynski is an associate professor of international law at the Institute of Legal Studies of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Warsaw, Poland.

He earned his Ph.D. from the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. During his studies he also did an internship at the WTO Legal Affairs Division. Prof. Gruszczynski was also a visiting fellow at the University of Michigan Law School and the Lauterpacht Centre for International Law (University of Cambridge). Starting from September 2016 he will be a research fellow at the Hungarian Academy of Sciences Centre for Social Sciences Institute for Legal Studies

Prof. Gruszczynski specializes in WTO law, particularly SPS and TBT issues, WTO dispute settlement and international regulation of tobacco products. In 2010 he published “Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law” and in 2014 “Deference in International Courts and Tribunals: Standard of Review and Margin of Appreciation”, both with Oxford University Press.

Prof. Gruszczynski is a Managing Co-Editor of the Polish Yearbook of International Law and a correspondent editor of the European Journal of Risk Regulation (Cambridge University Press).

Prof. Gruszczynski is Head of Legal Research at Trade Pacts.

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