Dr Ana Maria Daza Vargas
Ana María Daza Vargas joined the Law School as a teaching fellow in 2013. She teaches a number of courses within the Programme of International Economic Law, such as WTO Law, International Investment Law and International Commercial Arbitration. Ana María’s research interests cover International Investment Law, International Law, Water Law and Water Management, WTO Law and Economic Regulation.
Ana María has been and continuous to be an independent consultant for AACNI International Law Firm. She is also the editor of the online newsletter Arbitration Watch. Prior to joining the University of Edinburgh Law School, Ana María taught a number of subjects within the Water Law LLM Programme offered by the Centre for Water Law, Policy and Science at the University of Dundee. She was also a research fellow at Maastricht University in the Netherlands, working on the book ‘The Law and Policy of the World Trade Organization’ by Prof Peter van den Bossche (2nd Ed.). For many years Ana María worked as Legal Officer and Legal Director at the Public Utility regulatory System (SIRESE) in Bolivia, where she advised on appeals brought by investors as well as consumers in the sectors of Telecommunications, Electricity, Hydrocarbons, Water Supply and Transport.
Ana María holds a Ph.D in law from the University of Dundee, an LL.M. from the Magister Iuris Communis Programme from Maastricht University, an LL.M. in Law and Economics from Utrecht University, and a law degree with a diploma in Economic Regulation of Public Utilities from Universidad Católica Boliviana and Pro-Universidad, respectively.