Biography

Professor Mads Andenas is a senior and distinguished academic. He was past Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. He is now Chair of Law at Leicester University.

Professor Andenas researches and writes on relationship between national law and European and international law; comparative constitutional and human rights law and constitutional aspects of the EU and the WTO; procedure in international and national courts and administrative bodies, market regulation (competition, financial market supervision) and company law.

He is called to the English Bar (England and Wales, Middle Temple) and is also admitted as an Advokat in Norway. He is a Bencher of Inner Temple. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Society of Legal Studies and a Fellow of the International Academy of Commercial and Consumer Law (where he is presently a member of the board). He is the Hon Secretary of the UK Association of European Law (since 1997). He was the Secretary General of the Fédération internationale de droit européen 2000-2002 and the Hon Secretary of the UK Committee of Comparative Law 1999-2005.

He has published more than 30 books including Court Review in International Perspective; Liber Amicorum for Gordon Slynn (Kluwer Law International, London, The Hague, Boston 2000) and Delegated Legislation and the Role of Committees in the EC (Kluwer Law International, London, The Hague, Boston, 2000). He is the Editor of several legal journals and book series.

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  • Memberships

    Director, Centre of European Law, King's College University of London, 1995-2000, Director of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, London from 2000, Senior Fellow, Institute of European and Comparative Law and Supernumerary Fellow of Harris Manchester College, University of Ox, Honorary Secretary, UK Association of European Law, Secretary General, La Fédération Internationale pour le Droit Européen, Secretary General, UK National Committee of Comparative Law, Member of the Advisory Board on Corporate Governance of Transparency International, Berlin, Member of different working parties under the Financial Law Panel, Member of the Committee of the English Branch of the European, Society for Banking and Financial Law, Member of the Law Society's Company Law Committee, Member of the Securities Law Committee of the International Law Association

    Qualification

    Cand. Jur. (University of Oslo), M.A. (Oxford), Ph.D. (Cambridge)