Visiting Professor of Legal Studies
Education: BA University of Athens; LLM, PhD University of Cambridge
Research Areas: jurisprudence, rights, European Union, justice, climate change
Pavlos Eleftheriadis is a Visiting Professor of Legal Studies. He is a Professor of Public Law and a Fellow of Mansfield College at the University of Oxford. He was awarded his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 1994. He specializes in the philosophy of law, EU law, and public law. His research develops a moral theory of law and legal reasoning, which is both egalitarian and cosmopolitan. He is the author of Legal Rights (OUP, 2008) and A Union of Peoples: Europe as a Community of Principle (OUP, 2020) and of many essays in jurisprudence, including ‘Law and Sovereignty,’ ‘Cosmopolitan Law’ and ‘A Right to Health Care. He is the co-editor (with Julie Dickson) of Philosophical Foundations of EU Law (OUP, 2012). He has been an active commentator on European and constitutional affairs in the press. He practices as a barrister in European and human rights law from Francis Taylor Building in London.