Luca Rubini joined Birmingham Law School in the Summer of 2007. Previously, he was lecturer at the University of Leicester and before that legal secretary to Sir Francis Jacobs QC, Advocate General at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg. Luca had held visiting positions in various academic institutions in the UK, US, Switzerland and Italy, including King’s College London, the Institute of International Economic Law (Georgetown University), the European University Institute, Bocconi University and the World Trade Institute (University of Berne). He is fellow of the Centre of European Law, King’s College London, and visiting professor at ASERI, the Graduate School of Economics and International Relations of the Catholic University, Milan, and at the World Trade Institute, MILE programme. In the 2012-13 academic year, he was a Robert Schuman Senior Research Fellow at the Global Governance Programme (GGP) of the European University Institute. This prestigious fellowship, which is for ‘established academics with an international reputation’ is awarded by invitation only.
Luca has law degrees from the Catholic University in Milan (JD) and King’s College London (MA and PhD) and is admitted to the Bar in Italy and to the Law Society of England and Wales as solicitor (non-practising).