21 January 2019 (Waterloo, Ontario) - Experts from the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)—a leading global think tank—are available for comment and analysis to make sense of what May's Brexit plan B means for the future of Brexit, the implications to international law and what ripple effects will be felt around the world. Each expert has contributed to CIGI's latest book, Complexity's Embrace: The International Law Implications of Brexit.
The following experts are available for media interviews and background:
Oonagh Fitzgerald: Director of international law research at CIGI. She has been vocal about the grave implications of Brexit and urges that the UK government exercise Article 50 and remain in the EU at this time. Oonagh spent her career as a senior executive with the Canadian Federal Government’s legal policy and litigation department.
Armand de Mestral: Senior fellow at CIGI and professor emeritus of International Law at McGill University in Montreal. Armand has advised governments on several trade agreement such as NAFTA and CETA. He is a well-versed trade law expert and can speak about the economic and law implications of potential Brexit scenarios.
David A. Gantz: Senior fellow at CIGI and professor of international trade and investment law at the University of Arizona. David was a law clerk to the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, an attorney-adviser with the US Department of State and has been a partner at various law firms in Washington D.C.
For more information or to schedule an interview, please contact:
Communications Advisor, International Law Research Program