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Teresa Arruda Alvim Wambier

LLD and LLM of Law, Professor at the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo. Coordinator of the Centre for Post Graduate Studies of Civil Procedure. The President of the Brazilian Institute of Procedural Law. Vice President of the Ibero-American Institute of Procedural Law. Member of the Board of the International Association of Procedural Law. Member of the Pan American Institute of Procedural Law, of the Portuguese Institute of Procedural Law. Editor-in-chief of the “Brazilian Revista de Processo” since 1983. General “Rapporteuse” of the Committee in change of drawing up a Bill for a new Brazilian Civil Procedural Code.

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Eduardo Gomes

Associate Professor of Political Science at Fluminense Federal University (Niterói, RJ). The coordinator of the Research Center for the Study of BRICS Countries. Former Elena Diaz Verson Amos Eminent Scholar in Latin American Studies at Columbus State University, GA. PhD in Political Science from the University of Chicago in 1998.

Main areas of interest: State and development; Corporate Social Responsibility, Third Sector, and Democracy; Social Policies


Daniel Brantes Ferreira 

Ph.D. in Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio), the CEO of the Brazilian Center for Mediation and Arbitration – CBMA. Independent researcher. Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators – CIArb. Editor-in-Chief of the Brazilian Journal for Alternative Dispute Resolution – RBADR. Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Law in Changing World – IJLCW. Arbitrator, Mediator, and Professor of Law. His research focuses on alternative dispute resolution (ADR) and digital technologies. ORCID: Scopus profile:




Professor of Civil Procedural Law at Tyumen State University. Graduated from Moscow State University with PhD (“Candidate of Law”) degree in 2002 and DSc (“Doctor of law” degree) in 2011 with the thesis, “The System of the Russian Civil Justice”. Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School (2004) and Harvard Law School (2008).

Member of several Russian and international associations in the field of civil procedure and legal education, including International Association of Procedural Law, International Association of Judicial Independence and World Peace, etc. Engaged in legislative activities in Russia and different international scholar projects abroad (e.g. Pavia University, Italy, 2015; Bordeaux University, France, 2016).

A consultant and legal expert in the Russian and foreign civil procedure and ADR.

Research interests: civil procedural law, legal culture, comparative law and legal education; the author of more than 100 peer reviewed articles, books and other works.

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Elena Gladun

Doctor of Law, Professor at the Public Administration Department of the University of Tyumen. Fulbright Scholar of the “Arctic Initiative Program”, the founder and the coordinator of the Arctic Initiative Center of Tyumen University. Participant of Thematic networks “Arctic Law” and “Philosophy of Law in the Artic” (UArctic). Member of International Arctic Social Studies Association, of Editorial board of the Brazilian Journal of Alternative Dispute Resolution, a member of Scientific Advisory Board of the Arctic Center (University of Lapland, Finland).

Research interests: rights and interests of indigenous peoples, legal regulations of natural resource use and sustainable development.

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Manjeet Kumar Sahu

Judicial Officer at Jharkhand Judicial Service currently designated as Addl. Civil Judge -cum- Judicial Magistrate 1st Class at Simdega (Jharkhand). Former Assistant Professor of Law at Amity University, Jharkhand (2017). UGC NET-JRF Qualified (Nov-2016), LLM in Constitutional Law (Gold Medalist ) from NUSRL, Ranchi (2015 - 2016) and B.A LL.B (Hons.) with Specialization in Energy Laws from University of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Dehradun ( 2010-2015).

Research interests: Energy, Arctic, Energy and Environmental Laws, the author of articles in various international and national journals.


Deepankar Sharma

The Coordinator of Centre for Competition Law & Policy at NLU Jodhpur. The Chief Editor at Indian Competition Law Review. Editor at NLUJ Law Review (A Flagship Journal of NLU Jodhpur). Faculty Advisor at Centre for Corporate Governance at NLU Jodhpur as well as Faculty Advisor at Centre for Litigation Studies at NLU Jodhpur. Member of BRICS Law Institute at NLU Jodhpur, established by a MoU between six BRICS Member Universities at Russia in 2015. Arbitrator at Dubai International Arbitration Centre (DIAC), included in its Young Practitioners Group

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Niteesh Kumar Upadhyay

Associate Professor of Law Symbiosis Law School, Noida and Research Advisor South Ural State University, Russia. Dr. Niteesh completed his doctorate and Post-Graduation from the WB National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata. Dr. Niteesh is also serving as Guest Faculty at Romanian American University, Romania and International Research Fellow, University of Milan, Italy. Recently appointed as Member of Academic Friends Network of United Nations Human Rights Council Advisory Committee.

Research interests: Human Rights, IHL, Refugee Law, Cyber Laws and Technology Law.



Yulin Fu

Associate professor at Peking University School of Law, teaches courses of Civil Procedure, Arbitration, Legal Practice, Resolution of Civil and Commercial Disputes in China. Former judge in Maritime Court (1987–1994) and a current arbitrator in CIETAC and BAC (partime, 1999–). Visiting scholar in Yale University Law School (2006), Montreal University Law School (2005–2006), Tübingen University Law School (2001), and Northeastern University Law School (2001). Member of IAPL (2006–). More than 40 published articles on Chinese/comparative civil justice and 10 translated books on civil procedure.


South Africa


Daniël (Danie) van Loggerenberg

Member of the Pretoria Society of Advocates since 1990 (awarded senior status on 7 May 2002). Extraordinary Professor of Law, Department of Civil Procedure at the University of Pretoria. Prior to him commencing practice as an advocate, he was a professor and head of the Department of Procedural Law at the University of Port Elizabeth (now the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Port Elizabeth). Doctor Legum (since 1987) with a thesis on court control and party control in civil procedure. The author of 28 articles, notes, case notes and book reviews. The author of the two standard works on civil procedure in South Africa, namely “Jones & Buckle The Civil Practice of the Magistrates Courts in South Africa”, 10th edition and Erasmus Superior Court Practice. Arbitrator and a judge of the Gauteng Division of the High Court, Pretoria, on several occasions.