Asif H. Qureshi

Professor of International Economic Law
Korea University School of Law

Asif H. Qureshi has been a Professor of International Economic Law at the Korea University School of Law since 2012. He has also been a Professor at the University of Manchester Law School since 1985, and a barrister attached to the Quadrant Chambers in London since 1998. In 2002, he was appointed by the Dispute Settlement Body of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to be a member of the Roster of WTO Non-Governmental Panellists eligible for Panel service. He has acted as a consultant to and for various governments and international organizations on WTO law including Pakistan, Saudi-Arabia, Cambodia, Korea, the Commonwealth Secretariat, the European Commission, UNCTAD, and the WTO.

Professor Qureshi is the founding Editor-in-Chief of the Manchester Journal of International Economic Law, established in 2004. He has held Visiting Professorships at multiple institutions, including Osaka University, University of Malaya, Fudan University, China-EU School of Law, Tsinghua University Law School, University of Lausanne, and Paris 1 Sorbonne. In addition, he was a Visiting Professor in the IMF Legal Department, Washington D.C. and a Visiting Scholar at Yale Law School.

He has published over 60 articles and chapters in international journals, and ten books, including Interpreting WTO Agreements (Cambridge University Press: 2006, 2015), International Economic Law (Sweet and Maxwell: 1999, 2007, 2011), and Contextualising International Law in Northeast Asia (Hart: 2018). His work has been broadly used and cited, including in the work of international economic organisations and the WTO Appellate Body.

Professor Qureshi holds an LL.M. from University of London and a PhD from the London School of Economics.