About the Team

EDITORS

Giulia Gentile, LL.M.

Giulia is a Ph.D. student at the Centre of European Law, King’s College London. Her field of research is EU constitutional law and the judicial protection in the EU under the supervision of Professor Takis Tridimas.

She holds an LLM in European Law from King’s College London and a combined bachelor and master degree from the University of Naples “Federico II” (summa cum laude). Her master thesis, concerning the relationship between the CJEU and the French Constitutional Council, was the result of a research period spent at the Centre de droit européen (Paris) financed through a research scholarship from the University “Federico II”.

Prior to joining the Centre of European Law, she has worked as a trainee lawyer at a major international law firm and as a researcher.

 

Giorgia Sangiuolo, LL.M.

Giorgia Sangiuolo is a Ph.D. candidate at the Centre of European Law of King’s College London under the supervision of Prof. Andrea Biondi. Her research focuses on the mechanisms of dispute resolution in the field of international investment law, with specific regard to their interaction with EU law.

Giorgia is a qualified lawyer (Rome Bar Association) and has previously practiced in the field of Administrative and EU law, gaining a specific expertise in public procurement and constitutional law both in specialised law firms and at the Italian Council of State.

After graduating cum laude from Federico II University of Naples, Giorgia completed with distinction both a Postgraduate course in International Energy Law at LUISS Guido Carli, University of Rome, and an LLM in EU Law at King’s College London – with a thesis on the interaction between the autonomy of the EU and the choice between an International Court for Investments and the national Courts in the negotiations for the TTIP.

 

Konstantina Perifanou

Konstantina is an LL.M. student at the Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London. Before enrolling at Kings, Konstantina completed her LLB (Hons) with a year abroad in Hong Kong at the University of Kent.

Her field of interest is International Financial Law with particular focus on project finance, derivatives and securitisations. Konstantina is interested in various aspects of EU law and especially in the impact of EU law on capital markets and financial instruments.

 

Angel Kaloyanov

Angel is a current LLM Student at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. His studies are focused on EU Law and Arbitration. He holds a Master’s Degree in Law from New Bulgarian University and is an Attorney with the Sofia Bar Association and a registered Mediator with the Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Bulgaria.

Prior to enrolling as an LLM student with the Dickson Poon School of Law, he worked as a Paralegal and then a practicing Attorney in a law firm in Sofia, where he engaged in litigation in public, private and criminal law.

 

Napoleon Xanthoulis

Napoleon is a PhD researcher at King’s College London, having been awarded the coveted Centre of European Law Studentship.

His thesis focuses on the Eurozone’s institutional and regulatory framework and he is currently a PhD Associate at the European Research Centre for Economic and Financial Governance. Before this, Napoleon obtained his LLB (Hons) from UCL and holds distinctions in undergraduate and master’s degrees in Public and European Union Governance from Panteion University of Social & Political Sciences, Athens.

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REGULAR CONTRIBUTORS

Jose Manuel Panero Rivas, LL.M

Jose Manuel holds an MA and a PGD  in Economics of Competition Law from King’s College London.  Before enrolling with King’s, he studied at the College of Europe, Bruges, from where he holds an LL.M in European Law. He is also a practicing lawyer in an international law firm in Brussels dealing with EU Law and Competition Law cases. He has broad interests in EU Law and Competition Law and Economics, with a particular expertise in antitrust, merger control and State intervention in the Economy (State aid cases, Article 106 cases and internal market issues).


Andrea Redondo Rodríguez, LL.M

Andrea holds an LL.M in European Law and Economic Analysis from the College of Europe (Bruges). Prior to that, she obtained a LL.B in French Law and Spanish Law jointly from the University Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris 1) and University Complutense of Madrid. She also holds a BS.c in Economics and Finance from London School of Economics. Andrea has been a practicing lawyer for a number of years in an international law firm in Brussels specialised in EU and Competition Law and has extensive experience in other fields such an energy and environmental law and financial markets. Prior to that, Andrea interned within the European Commission at the Cabinet of Vice-President and Commissioner J. Almunia. Andrea is also a permanent contributor in a well-regarded law bulletin specialised in Competition Law. In her free time, Andrea very much enjoys nature and sports.

 

Robert Babirad, JD, MA

Robert received his MA in European Union Law (Merit) from King’s College, London. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma (Merit) in European Union Law from King’s College London.  He is a Member of the New York Bar, holds a Juris Doctorate Degree and received his B.A. in English (magna cum laude) from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.  Robert is interested in various aspects of both EU and International Law and has also written for European Competition Law Review, Global Competition Litigation Review and the Institute of Competition Law.

 

Agne Limante, PhD

Agne holds an MA in EU Law at King’s College London (Prize for Best Dissertation on the MA in EU Law). Before enrolling with King’s, she studied at Vilnius University (Lithuania) where she holds Masters (2005) and PhD (2010) diplomas, and Utrecht University (the Netherlands). Agne has experience working in a pan-Baltic law firm, the Lithuanian embassy, as well as teaching. She lectures at Vilnius University in Lithuania (EU Law and Public International Law), and has lectured at Khazar University in Azerbaijan (EU Law and Human Rights), and from 2011 she is a guest lecturer in several universities in Macedonia (FYROM). Agne is always interested in research projects and publishing and cannot live without traveling.

 

Justin Koo, LLM

Justin who hails from Trinidad and Tobago is currently a third year PhD candidate at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King’s College London. His research under the supervision of Professor Tanya Aplin focuses on the relationship of the reproduction and communication to the public rights in EU and UK copyright law. From this, his working research question is: “Where should EU and UK copyright law draw the line between the reproduction right and the communication to the public right in the 21st century.”

Prior to joining the PhD programme, Justin completed his LLB at the University of Kent in 2011 and then completed his LLM in Intellectual Property Law with Merit at King’s College London in 2012.

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PREVIOUS BLOG ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRIBUTORS

Amanda Spalding - editor, 2015-2016

Ioanna Hadjiyianni - editor, 2015-2016

Adrienne Yong - editor, 2012-2015

Ermioni Xanthopoulou - editor, 2013-2015

Agne Limanteeditor, 2011-2013

Belén Menchón – editor, 2011-2012

Nicole Renner – copy editor, 2011-2012

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