Find a research supervisor in European Union law

Staff in the Birmingham Law School who supervise PhD/MPhil/MJur by Research in the area of European Union law.

Professor Anthony Arnull

Professor Anthony Arnull

Barber Professor of Jurisprudence

Anthony Arnull specialises in the law of the European Union. He worked at the European Court of Justice from 1989-92 and was Head of Birmingham Law School between 2006 and 2009. He was Acting Head of the College of Arts & Law at Birmingham from April to August 2015. Professor Arnull is the author of The General Principles of EEC Law and the Individual (Leicester University Press, 1990); The ...

Dr Sophie Boyron

Dr Sophie Boyron

Senior Lecturer
Deputy Director of Research (Impact)

Sophie Boyron is a Senior Lecturer whose interest lies mainly in public law and European law. She adopts a comparative approach to all her work.

Professor Aleksandra Cavoski

Professor Aleksandra Cavoski

Professor of Environmental Law
College Director of Global Engagement

Professor Aleksandra Cavoski’s research interests are in the field of environmental law and EU law, including certain aspects of public international law. Her research agenda is inter-disciplinary and explores the intersection of law and other disciplines, in particular politics, science, public policy and language. Aleksandra is the College of Arts and Law Director of Global ...

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Professor of International Legal Studies

Rilka Dragneva-Lewers is Professor of International Legal Studies at Birmingham Law School. She works on regional integration, EU external policy, legal reform and international diffusion of norms with a special reference to Eastern Europe. Her recent publications focus on Eurasian economic integration and its overlaps with EU initiatives in the post-Soviet region. Rilka’s work has strong ...

Dr Gulara Guliyeva

Dr Gulara Guliyeva

Lecturer

Dr Gulara Guliyeva has been developing a record of strong research in European Law, published in peer-reviewed journals and edited collections.

Dr Julian Lonbay

Dr Julian Lonbay

Senior Lecturer
Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutor
eLearning development

Julian researches and advises on the law relating to legal education, lawyers and other professionals; and cross-border practice and the rules affecting such practice. Julian is the UK representative on the Training Committee of the Council of the Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE) (since 2001), which he chaired from 2003-2010. He is a member of the External Relation Council of the ...

Professor Karen McAuliffe

Professor Karen McAuliffe

Professor in Law and Language
Birmingham Fellow

Professor McAuliffe’s principal area of research focuses on the relationship between law, language and translation in the EU legal order.  By clarifying the ways in which language plays a key role in determining judicial outcomes at the EU level, she challenges EU scholarship to look beyond more conventional approaches to the development of a rule of law that draw on law alone.  ...

Professor Jean V. McHale

Professor of Health Care Law

Professor Jean McHale researches and writes in the area of Health Law and Health Care law. She is the Director of the Centre for Health Law, Science and Policy at Birmingham Law School. Her recent books include European Health Law: Themes and Implicationswith Hervey (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and Routledge Handbook on Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Perspectives from Social ...

Dr Luca Rubini

Dr Luca Rubini

Reader in International Economic Law
Deputy Director of the Institute of European Law

Luca Rubini is a competition and trade lawyer, with a special interest in the regulation of the State intervention in the economy. He is the author of the first theoretical analysis of the definition of subsidy in the WTO and EU. More recently, he has extended his focus from subsidy law and policy to the analysis of the various linkages between energy, trade and climate change, and to an ...

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Dr Bosko Tripkovic

Senior Lecturer in Law
Director of Postgraduate Research

Dr Bosko Tripkovic researches and teaches in the areas of jurisprudence, constitutional theory, constitutional law, and EU law. His book The Metaethics of Constitutional Adjudication (Oxford University Press 2017) develops an original theory of the role of values in constitutional reasoning, and combines insights from comparative constitutional law and metaethics. Dr Tripkovic has won the ...

Professor Martin Trybus

Professor Martin Trybus

Professor of European Law and Policy
Director, Institute of European Law

The research of Martin Trybus aims to make a contribution to the understanding and development of the Law of the European Union, especially its economic and constitutional aspects, to establish ‘European Union Defence and Security Law’ as a separate legal subject, and to contribute to the understanding and development of European Union Public Procurement Law.

 

Dr Marianne Wade

Dr Marianne Wade

Reader in Criminal Justice

Dr Wade’s activities focus on cross-border criminal justice co-operation and particularly related developments within the EU. Work focusing on the crimes of terrorism and trafficking human beings and their prevention, investigation and prosecution at a national, regional and global level forms part of this. The genesis of a European public prosecutor’s office and the concept of ...

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