European Law specialist, Professor Panos Koutrakos has joined Monckton Chambers

17 Feb 2016

The members of Monckton Chambers welcome Panos Koutrakos, Professor of European Union Law and Jean Monnet Professor of European Law at City University, who has joined as a door tenant. The set and its members, many of whom are already widely recognised as leading authorities in the field of European law, proved a natural choice for the established academic as he develops a practice at the English Bar.

A graduate of the Universities of Athens and London and an Advocate of the Athens Bar (call 1996), Professor Koutrakos completed a stage at the European Commission in Brussels and holds a PhD from the University of Birmingham. Professor Koutrakos has also taught at the Universities of Bristol (Professor of EU Law: 2006-2012), Durham (Professor of Law: 2004-2006; Lecturer in Law: 1999-2002) and Birmingham (Reader in EU law: 2002-2004). In September 2007, he was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law by the European Commission. He has held visiting posts at the Universities of Melbourne (2009, 2013), Sydney (2008, 2010), New South Wales (2013), Iowa (2000, 2002), Michigan (2005), and Antwerp (since 2008).

Professor Koutrakos’s interests cover a wide spectrum of EU law, including external relations, public law, and internal market. Professor Koutrakos is a leading authority on matters where EU and international law meet and has published, amongst others, EU International Relations Law 2nd edition (2015). He is Joint Editor of European Law Review.

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