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Martin Dietrich Brauch


Martin Dietrich Brauch is a law advisor and associate with IISD, based in Brazil. He works on international investment law and policy, and is editor-in-chief of IISD’s Investment Treaty News (ITN). Previously as an NYU International Law Fellow with IISD's Investment Program in Geneva and a consultant for Trade Knowledge Network, he conducted research for IISD on climate-friendly investment and on sustainable public procurement.

Prior to joining IISD as an associate, Martin was Senior Attorney for the media conglomerate Grupo RBS (Brazil), responsible for regulatory and contracts matters, and Associate Attorney at the Brazilian law firm Lippert Advogados, focusing on contract, international, environmental, and real estate law. As a graduate student, he undertook an internship with the Legal Affairs Programme of the United Nations Climate Change Secretariat (UNFCCC). Martin is qualified to practice law in Brazil and in New York.

  • Education

    Legum Magister (LL.M.) in International Legal Studies (2010): New York University (NYU)

    Especialista em Direito Ambiental (two-year Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law) (2009): Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL)

    Bacharel em Direito (six-year Law Degree) (2009): Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL)

    Bacharel em Economia (Bachelor of Arts in Economics) (2007): Federal University of Pelotas (UFPEL)

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