Paolo Vargiu is a Lecturer in International Law at the University of Leicester (UK). He holds a JD from the University of Cagliari, an LLM and a PhD from the University of Nottingham and a PGCHE from the University of Leicester. Paolo Vargiu has been admitted to the Italian Bar and is regularly consulted on matters of investment law and arbitration. He has published extensively in the fields of investment law, investment arbitration and public international law and his current research explores the interactions between law, dispute resolution and semiotics. At Leicester, Paolo Vargiu teaches investment law, public international law, international commercial arbitration and jurisprudence.