People at the Institute
Dr Pierre Schammo is a Reader in Law at Durham Law School. Before joining Durham University, he was a lecturer at the University of Manchester, School of Law (2007-2012) and a research fellow in European financial and corporate law at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law in London (2006-2007). He trained as a lawyer in Luxembourg. Pierre completed his D.Phil degree at the University of Oxford (Magdalen College) after studying at the universities of Leiden, the Netherlands (LL.M., cum laude) and Strasbourg, France (maîtrise en droit privé, mention bien).
Maria Antonia is an AHRC doctoral candidate in EU law. She holds a master degree with distinction from University of Catania (Italy) and a specialised diploma (magna cum laude ) from Scuola Superiore di Catania, an interdisciplinary centre for advanced studies. Before joining Durham Law School, she clerked in the Court of Appeal and trained as a lawyer in Italy.
Her research focuses on EU citizenship as a source of transnational solidarity in EU free movement law and in the Eurozone. Her doctoral studies are supervised by Professor Eleanor Spaventa and Dr Deirdre McCann.
Further biographical information at https://www.dur.ac.uk/research/directory/staff/?mode=staff&id=16148
Andreas is a graduate of Durham University (LLB) and holds a Masters in International Financial Law with Distinction from King’s College London. Currently a PhD student at Durham Law School, Andreas is working on the impact of the EU's financial stability policy agenda on the functioning of the common market for financial services under the supervision of Dr. Pierre Schammo and Professor Robert Schütze. His broader research interests include EU constitutional law, free movement, and securities and banking regulation.