Michail is an associate in the Paris office of Three Crowns LLP. He specialises in international dispute settlement with a focus on investment treaty arbitration and WTO law. His experience covers disputes in the financial services, natural resources, gaming, and media sectors under a variety of arbitration rules (ICSID, UNCITRAL, and LCIA). Prior to joining Three Crowns, Michail trained with the international arbitration and public international law group of a leading international law firm in Paris.
Michail holds a PhD in international law from the European University Institute in Florence. His thesis concerns sovereign wealth funds in international investment and WTO law, with a particular emphasis on market access and dispute settlement. Michail has also received an LLM from the University of Cambridge and was a Visiting Researcher at Harvard Law School for a year. He is an editor of the European Journal of Legal Studies and has published articles in the areas of international investment law, as well as WTO and EU law.