IEL annual lecture: Of the state of the union – and of trade deals
- Avon Room - University Centre (R23 on campus map)
- Arts and Law, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Free, no booking required.
Advocate General, Eleanor Sharpston, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg
Eleanor Sharpston has been Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union since 2006. Born in 1955; she studied economics, languages and law at King’s College, Cambridge (1973-77); was university teaching and research at Corpus Christi College, Oxford (1977-80); called to the Bar (Middle Temple, 1980); Barrister (1980-87 and 1990-2005); and référendaire (judicial assistant) in the Chambers of Advocate General, subsequently Judge, Sir Gordon Slynn (1987-90). She was Lecturer in EC and comparative law (Director of European Legal Studies) at University College London (1990-92); Lecturer in the Faculty of Law (1992-98), and subsequently Affiliated Lecturer (1998-2005), at the University of Cambridge; Fellow of King’s College, Cambridge (1992-2010); Emeritus Fellow (2011 - ); and Senior Research Fellow at the Centre for European Legal Studies of the University of Cambridge (1998-2005). Eleanor Sharpston is Queen’s Counsel (1999); Bencher of Middle Temple (2005); Honorary Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford (2010); and holds LL.D (h.c.) degrees from Glasgow (2010), Nottingham Trent (2011) and Stockholm (2014).