Jurisdiction and Control In Outer Space Task Force

Professor Doctor Pablo Ferrara
Archon / Lead Resercher

Pablo Ferrara (ferrarapablo@gmail.com) was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina in 1979. He is Arbitrator at the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA, UNCLOS Annex VII), Professor at Universidad del Salvador (USAL, Buenos Aires, Argentina), Member of the Academic Board of the International Academy of Space Law, Member of the Rome Club’s Argentine Chapter, Research Director at the think tank ‘Institute IDEAS para Una Nueva Argentina.’ He works on complex legal and public policy issues for States, governments, private corporations, and NGOs. He was awarded the Rajawali Fellowship by Harvard’s Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation (Harvard Kennedy School of Government). He worked as an energy consultant to the Argentine Ministry of Energy and Mining as well as the Honorable Chamber of National Deputies (HCDN). With over 50 publishing, he was Chair of the IBA Public Law Committee and member of the IBA SEERIL Oil & Gas Committee. and member of the boar at the Argentine Institute of Energy ‘General Mosconi.’ Previously, he was Assistant Professor at the South China Sea Institute, Xiamen University (Xiamen, People’s Republic of China), Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Groningen Centre of Energy Law (Groningen, The Netherlands), and Visiting Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and Public International Law (Heidelberg, Germany). He obtained his LLB at the University of Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires, Argentina), and his doctorate at the University of California at Berkeley (Berkeley, California). He worked as an associate in Energy Law (Brons & Salas; Baker & McKenzie) and in ICSID arbitration (M&M Bomchil). He is recognized as a global Jurist focused on Public Law, Energy Law, Blue Economy, and Dispute Settlement.

Rosanna Hoffmann, MA
Researcher / Moot Court Coordinator

Rosanna Hoffmann, MA is currently a teaching assistant for the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court Competition 2021 at the Department of European, International, and Comparative Law at the University of Vienna. She has studied Political Science and International Relations, where she completed her master's degree. Here she gained in-depth knowledge in Public International Law, as well as European Law. She is currently finishing her Law degree at the University of Vienna.

She took part in the Manfred Lachs Space Law Moot Court in 2019/2020 as part of the University of Vienna’s team, where her team won the European Regional Rounds in June 2020 and won runner-up in the World Finals in October 2020. Furthermore, her team won the World’s Best Memorial. The issues she has been working on were space situational awareness, orbital debris and space sustainability, jurisdiction and control in outer space, as well as the specific liability regime of the liability convention, as well as the ISS intergovernmental agreement.

Due to her international upbringing (Fiji, South-Africa, Australia, and Norway), she speaks German, English, and Norwegian fluently.




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