Dr. Fernando Piérola


Senior Counsel, Advisory Centre on WTO Law, Geneva, Switzerland

2009-2011

University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland

Masters in Business Administration

2001-2011

University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland

Doctor in law

2000-2001

Universities of Bern, Fribourg and Neuchatel, Switzerland

Masters in International Law and Economics

1993-1998

Catholic University, Lima, Peru

Lawyer

 

Senior Counsel

June 2002-to date

Advisory Centre on WTO Law, Geneva, Switzerland

Representing WTO developing country Members in WTO disputes – ca. 30 disputes

Research Fellow

June 2001-May 2002

World Trade Institute (University of Bern), Bern, Switzerland

Teaching assistance to Prof. Dr. Thomas Cottier on International trade law courses Research on WTO dispute resolution and WTO safeguard measures

Legal Assistant

March 1999-September 2000

Commission for the Control of Dumping and Subsidies (within INDECOPI), Lima, Peru

Drafting of determinations and resolutions for the imposition of trade remedies Handling legal aspects of investigations (procedures and on-the-spot inspections)

Counseling on WTO-consistency of domestic law and systemic concerns – ca. 800 advisory opinions Training government officials on WTO law and jurisprudence