Biography

Florian Grisel is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies (CSLS). Prior to joining the CSLS, he was the Deputy-Director of the Centre de théorie et analyse du droit (University Paris 10 Nanterre - ENS), a Research Fellow at the Centre national de la recherche scientifique (Paris), and a Reader in Transnational Law at King’s College London.

Florian graduated in law and social sciences from Sciences Po Paris (BA/MA), Columbia University (MPA), Yale Law School (LLM), Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne (PhD) and the Ecole Normale Supérieure (Habilitation). He is also admitted to practice law in Paris and New York.

His main research areas are parallel justice systems, private governance, and legal globalisation. Florian wrote two books on the theory of international arbitration (L'arbitrage international ou le droit contre l'ordre juridique, Paris, LGDJ, 2011 and The Evolution of International Arbitration, Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2017). His third book is on The Limits of Private Governance: Norms and Rules in a Mediterranean Fishery (Oxford, Bloomsbury Hart, 2021).

Florian was awarded the Alexandre Varenne Prize (Legal Theory) in 2011 and the Médaille de Bronze of the Centre national de la recherche scientifique in 2018. Who's Who Legal ranked him as Future Leader in International Arbitration in 2020, 2021 and 2022. He is an editorial board member of the Journal of International Dispute Settlement and the Journal of Legal and Social Studies in South-East Europe.

A list of his publications can be found here

Publications

Recent additions

  • F Grisel, 'Arbitration as a dispute resolution process: historical developments' in Andrea Bjorklund, Franco Ferrari and Stefan Kröll (eds), Cambridge Compendium of International Commercial and Investment Arbitration (Cambridge University Press 2021) (forthcoming)
  • F Grisel, 'How Migrations Affect Private Orders: Norms and Practices in the Fishery of Marseille' (2021) 55 Law & Society Review 177
  • F Grisel, The Limits of Private Governance: Norms and Rules in a Mediterranean Fishery (Hart Publishing 2021)

Chapter (4)

F Grisel, 'Arbitration as a dispute resolution process: historical developments' in Andrea Bjorklund, Franco Ferrari and Stefan Kröll (eds), Cambridge Compendium of International Commercial and Investment Arbitration (Cambridge University Press 2021) (forthcoming)
F Grisel, 'Transnational Arbitration Law' in Peer Zumbansen (ed), The Oxford Handbook of Transnational Law (Oxford University Press 2021)
F Grisel, 'Marginals and Elites in International Arbitration' in Thomas Schultz and Federico Ortino (eds), The Oxford Handbook of International Arbitration (Oxford University Press 2020)
F Grisel, 'Transnational Law in Context: The Relevance of Jessup's Analysis for the Study of 'International' Arbitration' in Peer Zumbansen (ed), The Many Lives of Transnational Law: Critical Engagements with Jessup's Bold Proposal (Cambridge University Press 2020)

Journal Article (4)

F Grisel, 'How Migrations Affect Private Orders: Norms and Practices in the Fishery of Marseille' (2021) 55 Law & Society Review 177
F Grisel, 'Managing the fishery commons at Marseille: How a medieval institution failed to accommodate change in an age of globalization' (2019) 20 Fish and Fisheries 419
F Grisel, 'Competition and Cooperation in International Commercial Arbitration: The Birth of a Transnational Legal Profession' (2017) 51 Law & Society Review 790
F Grisel, 'Treaty-Making between Public Authority and Private Interests: The Genealogy of the Convention on the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Arbitral Awards' (2017) 28 The European Journal of International Law 73

Book (3)

F Grisel, The Limits of Private Governance: Norms and Rules in a Mediterranean Fishery (Hart Publishing 2021)
Alec Stone Sweet and F Grisel, The Evolution of International Arbitration: Judicialization, Governance, Legitimacy (Oxford University Press 2017)
F Grisel, L'arbitrage international ou le droit contre l'ordre juridique (Librairie Générale de Droit et de Jurisprudence 2011)

Centres

Research Interests

Law and Society, Dispute Resolution, Legal Globalisation, International Arbitration, Private Governance, Law and Digital Society

Research projects