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The Law School welcomes Eleanor Sharpston as Adjunct Professor.

The School of Law is delighted to announce the appointment of Eleanor Sharpston as Adjunct Professor.

She is one of the leading experts in EU law having served as an Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union from 2006 to 2020. In this period, she authored a wide range of highly influential Opinions across many areas of EU law. In addition to her career in the legal profession, she has a long-standing involvement in the academic world. She taught at University College London, where she was Director of European Legal Studies, and then at the University of Cambridge, where she was a University Lecturer from 1992 to 1998 and an Affiliated Lecturer from 1998 to 2006 and a teaching fellow of King’s College, Cambridge.

She is now an emeritus fellow of King's College, University of Cambridge, an honorary fellow of Corpus Christi College, Oxford, and an honorary fellow of the British Academy. She is also an honorary professor of the Riga Graduate School of Law, Latvia, and holds four honorary doctorates. She is an honorary Bencher of King’s Inns and a member of both the English Bar and the Irish Bar.