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David Langlet

Professor (Law)
David Langlet

Since 2015 David Langlet is the first incumbent of the Chair in Ocean Governance Law at the School of Business, Economics and Law, University of Gothenburg. He has previously worked as senior lecturer and subject-director of environmental law at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. During 2013/2014 he was a research fellow at the Faculty of Law at Oxford University and Christ Church.
Langlet is a member of the steering committee of the Swedish Mariculture Research Center, SWEMARC (, a principal investigator within Centre for Collective Action Research, CeCAR ( and co-chair for the Working Group on Balancing Economic, Social and Ecological Objectives within International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES). 
Langlet's research has touched on a wide range of topics in the fields of environmental law, law of the sea, energy law, and international economic law.
Langlet is the author or editor of for example D. Langlet & S. Mahmoudi, EU Environmental Law and Policy (Oxford University Press, 2016) and D. Langlet & R. Rayfuse (eds), The Ecosystem Approach in Ocean Planning and Governance (Brill, 2018).