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Mr Lukas Simkus, LLB (Hons) University of Glasgow, LLM University of Edinburgh

Part-Time Tutor in the Durham Law School

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Since October 2014 Lukas Simkus has been a PhD postgraduate researcher in the fields of international economic law, banking law and European law at Durham Law School and a member of the Durham European Law Institute (DELI) and Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law (ICCL). He is also the Symposium Coordinator of St Hild and St Bede College.
The former compliance analyst at the one of the world’s largest banks holds an LL.B. Honours degree in Law and Business Management from the University of Glasgow and an LL.M. in Economic Law from the University of Edinburgh, where he passed his dissertation with distinction.

He is currently researching the European Banking Union, a European response, an intended countermeasure, to the events of 2007-2009 financial crisis. The research particularly looks into the implications of federalism that became evident following the establishment of the European Single Supervisory Mechanism and the territorial limitations of the project.

2017-2018 teaching responsibilities:

Introduction to English Law and Legal Methods

EU Constitutional Law

Office hours:

3-4pm every term-time Monday

Office location:

PCL 120

Research Groups

Durham European Law Institute (DELI)

Institute of Commercial and Corporate Law (ICCL)

Research Groups

Durham Law School

  • Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice

Teaching Areas

  • English Legal System and Legal Method (25 hours/year.)
  • EU Constitutional Law (25 hours/year.)
  • Legal Skills (28 hours/year.)

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