I am a PhD candidate at the Centre of European Law, King’s College London, focusing on the law of Common Foreign and Security Policy of the European Union. I am a Teaching Assistant at the Paris School of International Affairs of Sciences Po, and at the War Studies Department of King’s College London.
Irene is a PhD candidate with the Centre of European Law at King’s College London. Her research interests lie in EU State Aid law and industrial policies.
She participated in the double degree programme sponsored by the University of Bologna and King’s College London. She obtained a LL.M. in EU law from King’s and the bachelor degree in Law (summa cum laude) from the University of Bologna.
Irene also worked as a Teaching Fellow in EU law at the University of Rome La Sapienza.
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PREVIOUS CONTRIBUTORS INCLUDE:
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.