Dr Isabelle Van Damme is Counsel at Van Bael & Bellis and a Member of the Brussels Bar. Her practice focuses on WTO law, EU law and public international law. Isabelle regularly advises governments. Before joining Van Bael & Bellis, Isabelle worked as a référendaire in the chambers of Advocate General Sharpston, at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Luxembourg). Isabelle has also worked at Sidley Austin LLP (Geneva), where she practiced WTO law, and was a lecturer and the Turpin Lipstein Fellow at the University of Cambridge, Clare College. She holds degrees from the University of Ghent (Bachelor of Law, Master of Laws), Georgetown University Law Center (LL.M.) and the University of Cambridge (Ph.D. in Law). Isabelle has published widely on WTO law, EU law and public international law. Her main publications include a monograph on Treaty Interpretation by the WTO Appellate Body (Oxford University Press) and an edited collection entitled The Oxford Handbook of International Trade Law (Oxford University Press).