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Michael Bader

Institute for Legal Intervention

Michael Bader studied law at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin and holds an LL.M. in Law, Development and Globalisation from SOAS, University of London. He is the co-founder of Refugee Law Clinic Leipzig and an editor of Völkerrechtsblog. After his legal traineeship in 2017, he joined ECCHR in September 2019 as a research fellow in the Business and Human Rights program with a focus on corporate exploitation in global supply chains. Since September 2020, he is Bertha Justice Fellow in ECCHR’s Institute for Legal Intervention.


Transnational legal tactics for labour: How to make use of corporate accountability mechanisms

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Transnational legal activism in global value chains

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Working toward the world we want to live in

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Beauty and the virus: Fashion brands, the UNGPs and (imagined) solidarity in pandemic times

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Academic article

Strategic Litigation against the Misconduct of Multinational Enterprises: An anatomy of Jabir and Others v KiK

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  • Arne Bardelle
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  • Xuchen Zhang


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