Andrea Biondi

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* Called 2001 (Avvocato, Bar of Florence)

Andrea Biondi is Professor of European Union Law and Director of the Centre of European Law at King’s College London.

He has a distinguished academic record with visiting positions at leading universities, including Georgetown University, the College of Europe and Bocconi University in Milan and University of Rome La Sapienza. He was the Senior Legal Advisor on EU law to the office of the Prime Minister of Italy from 2015 – 2017.

Professor Biondi’s research interests are in European Union law, with particular emphasis on state aid law, trade law and regulation as well as judicial protection of EU rights. He has published extensively on each of these areas.

He has provided expert opinion in arbitration proceedings involving EU, State aid, energy and tax law.

Recent publications include:

  • A.Biondi.  P. Birkinshaw & M Kendrick  (eds), ‘Brexit: The Legal Implications’, Kluwer, 2018
  • ‘Brexit and State Aid: Four Quartets’, Journal of Competition Law, 1, 2018
  • ‘Towards a theory of selectivity of fiscal measures’, K Lenaerts (eds) Liber Amicorum Judge Tizzano, Giuffre Milan, 2018.
  • Evidence on state aid and Brexit’ House of Lords EU Committee. ‘Brexit: competition and State aid.’  12th Report of Session 2017-19 – published 2 February 2018 – HL Paper 67.
  • Damages and Liability Actions in EU law’, (with M Farley) in Oxford Principles of European Union Law – Volume I: The European Union Legal Order, R. Schutze, T. Tridimas, Oxford University, 2018.
  • Biondi et al  ‘Solidarity in EU Law: A Legal Principle in the Making, Edward Elgar Publishing, 2018.
  • ‘The Notice of the notion of aid: every light has its shadow’ (with S Oana) in B. Nascinmbene (eds.)‘The Modernization of State Aid Control’, Springer, 2018.
  • ‘State aid, education and fiscal exemptions to the Catholic Church’ in Journal of European Competition Law & Practice, Vol 9, Issue 2, 2018, 110.
  • ‘Past, present and an uncertain future: UK Courts and the impact of EU law’, in Federalismi, vol.18, n.2, 2018. 1.
  • ‘Every family is the same, Every family is different: state aid an free movement, in Buendia Sierra and Buts (Eds) Milestones in State aid law, Lexxion 2017.
  • Biondi & P. Birkinshaw (ed.) ‘Britain Alone?’, Kluwer, 2016.
  •  ‘An evolutionary theory of state aid control’ (with E Righini) in A. Arnull & D. Chalmers, The Oxford Handbook of European Law, OUP, Ch. 12, 2015.
  • ‘The boundaries of state aid control?’ Italian Antitrust Law Review, n.1, 2015, 9.
  • ‘EU Procedural Law’ in R Patterson & A. Sodersten, The Companion to EU and International Law, Wiley’s, Ch. 21,
  • ‘On Exit Strategies: the test of remoteness and its application in the free movement acquis’, in R. Mastroianni and others, Liber Amicorum Professor Tesauro’, Giuffre, 2014, 234.
  • State Aid is falling, falling down: an analysis of the concept of ‘aid’ in the acquis of the EU Courts’, in 50 Common Market Law Review, 2013, 1719.
  • ‘20 years on: Francovich and damages in state aid cases’ in Tesauro (eds) Competition and Effective Judicial Protection, Iovine, 2013, 439.
  • ‘The influence of EU law on English Administrative Law: some exemplary tales’, in M. P. Chiti & G. Greco (eds), Remedies and public procurement- a comparative analysis, Giuffre, 2012, 195.
  • Biondi & P. Eeckhout (eds.), ‘The Future of EU law after the Lisbon Treaty’ OUP, Oxford (2012), Chapter on ‘Subsidiarity in the Courtroom’ 213.
  • ‘The rationale of State aid control: a return to orthodoxy’, in Cambridge Yearbook of EU Law, 2011, 35.
  • ‘State Aid and the Fundamental Freedoms’; in E. Szyszcak, State Aid Handbook, London, Elgar, 2011,277.
  • ‘The uniform application of the EU Charter’ in S. Rossi (ed), The Application of the EU Charter, Bologna, 2011, 45.
  • ‘Against the odds: a critique of the Court of Justice acquis on national gambling rules’ in R. Sacco (eds) Liber Amicorum Professor Frignani’, Giappichelli, Turin (2011) 901.
  • ‘When the state is the owner: the European Court of Justice Strategy’, in U. Bernitz & G. Ringe, ‘Economic Protectionism and EU Law, OUP, 2010, 95.
  • ‘In praise of Francovich’, in M. Poiares Maduro (ed), The Past and Future of EU Law, The Classics of EU law Revisited on the 50th Anniversary of the Rome Treaty’ Hart, (2009) 413.
  • ‘How to go ahead as EU Law national judge’, in 15 European Public Law, 2009, 225.
  • ‘Recurring Cycles in the Internal Market: some reflections on the law of free movement of services’’ in A. Arnull, P. Eeckhout & T. Tridimas, Continuity and Change in EU Law: essays in honour of Sir F. Jacobs, OUP, (2008), 228.
  • The Right to Damages in European Law’ (with M. Farley), Kluwer, European Law Collection, (2009).

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