Welcome to the Durham European Law Institute. DELI is a recognised Centre of Durham University. It acts as a focus within the University for the dissemination of European Law at regional, national and international levels.
DELI's main areas of specialisation are: European Constitutional Law, European Free Movement Law, EU Consumer Law, EU Intellectual and Biotechnology Law, EU Company Law, EU Corporate Law, EU Competition Law, Fundamental Rights, EU External Relations Law, European co-operation in the criminal sphere and European responses to terrorism.
Members of the centre supervise students at PhD and MJur level and are happy to be contacted informally to discuss research proposals.
For further information please see the various sections on this website.
Prof. Mary Footer Lecture 'Changing Ideologies in Trade, Technology and Development: The Challenge of China for International and European Trade Law'
Prof. Mary Footer will present a paper entitled "Changing Ideologies in Trade, Technology and Development: The Challenge of China for International and European Trade Law" on Friday 26th April in the Hogan Lovells Lecture Theatre, at 4:00 pm.
Mary Footer is Professor of International Economic Law and Head of the Business, Trade and Human Rights Unit at the Human Rights Law Centre at the University of Nottingham School of Law. She holds a master degree in Dutch civil law from the University of the Netherlands Antilles, an LLM in Public International Law from University College London (UCL) and a PhD (cum laude) from the Erasmus University Rotterdam (EUR). Prior to her current appointment, she taught public international law and international economic law subjects at UCL, EUR and the University of Amsterdam. She was the first fellow of Public International Law at the British Institute of International Law (1992-1994) and was a Fernand Braudel Senior Fellow at the European University Institute, Florence (2010). She has also served as Senior Program Legal Counsel at the International Development Law Organization, Rome, and as an expert consultant to the WTO, UNCTAD and the EU.
DELI hosted a roundtable entitled "Britain in Europe." The roundtable was an opportunity to discuss David Cameron's recent speech on the United Kingdom and the European Union. For more details see the attached flyer.
Tuesday (5th of February). Anne Galbraith Boardroom. 12.15 to 1 pm