About the Team


Irene Agnolucci 

Irene is a Visiting Lecturer in EU law at King’s College London and a PhD candidate with the Centre of European Law at KCL. Her doctoral research lies in EU State Aid law and its interaction with EU industrial policy. She has also expertise on EU migration law and further interest on the constitutional implications of the process of EU integration.

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 College London, a Master degree in Diplomacy at the UN Association of Italy 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.


Şimal Efsane Erdoğan

Şimal Efsane Erdoğan is a PhD candidate at King’s College London. She studied LL.M. at QMUL and LL.B. at Ankara University. Efsane is interested in exploring a wide range of issues in the nexus of sustainability and public law. Her doctoral research focuses on the role of public contracts in sustainable future design of the EU.

Before coming to King’s College London, she worked as an associate for more than three years in one of the top-tier law firms in Turkey. In that position, she litigated several commercial cases before all levels of courts in Turkey and advised clients on various legal issues in relation to contract law.


Alina Carrozzini

Alina is a Visiting Lecturer in EU law at King’s College London and a PhD candidate with the Centre of European Law at KCL. Her research interests lie at the intersection of EU external relations law and EU administrative law. Alina holds an LLB in International and European Law from The Hague University and and an Advanced LLM in EU Law from College of Europe.


Mark Konstantinidis

Mark is a doctoral candidate at King’s College London, fully funded by KCL’s Centre of European Law. He is also a Teaching Fellow in EU law at UCL. He has previously worked at the Hellenic Competition Commission.  Mark’s research interests span EU law and international economic law, with a particular focus on EU external relations law and international investment arbitration. He is also interested in the implications of Brexit and the new EU-UK relationship.



Luigi Lonardo – 2018-2020

Giulia Gentile – managing editor, 2016-2019

Napoleon Xanthoulis – editor, 2016-2017

Angel Kaloyanov – editor, 2016-2017

Konstantina Perifanou – editor, 2016-2017

Giorgia Sangiuolo, LL.M. – editor 2016-2017

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



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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