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Dr Mercedes Rosello

About Dr Mercedes Rosello

Dr. Mercedes Rosello is a Senior Lecturer at Leeds Law School. She is a committed teacher, and an experienced researcher in European Union and Public International Law. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed journals and other academic media.

Mercedes has a professional background as an international consultant, and extensive experience in legal practice as a City of London lawyer. She has also worked in the not-for-profit sector, where she developed a special interest in the conservation, management and trade of wild marine fisheries, and the global and regional institutional governance of the oceans.

Mercedes has authored articles, book chapters, and NGO and other reports in these and related fields. She has participated in numerous national and international research projects, conferences and workshops covering topics involving transnational and indigenous fisheries, illegal fishing trade controls, and broader issues involving European Union and Public International Law.

Research Interests

Mercedes has a special interest in the European Union as an external actor, particularly in matters concerning the regulation of transnational fisheries. Her research interests also include international legal frameworks for marine fisheries regulation, indigenous rights over marine areas and assets, illegal fishing market controls, and the practice of States and regional organisations in the establishment of international standards of ocean governance.

Selected Publications

Journal articles (5)

Books (2)

Chapters (2)

  • Barnes R; Rosello M (2020) Fisheries and maritime security: Understanding and enhancing the connection. In: Maritime Security and the Law of the Sea: Help or Hindrance?. : , pp. 48-82.
  • Rosello M (2020) Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) Fishing as a Maritime Security Concern. In: Global Challenges in Maritime Security. : Springer International Publishing, pp. 33-47.
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