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1997 …2024

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Research Statement

Gordon Anthony is Professor of Public Law in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast. Educated at Queen’s and the Academy of European Public Law, he has held visiting positions at institutions in Greece, Holland, France, Portugal, and the United States. His main research interests are in the areas of judicial review, public authority liability, and the relationship between UK law and European law. He has published widely in these areas, and his authored books include: Judicial Review in Northern Ireland (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 3rd ed, 2024); Textbook on Administrative Law (Oxford University Press, 8th ed, 2016, with Peter Leyland); and UK Public Law and European Law: The Dynamics of Legal Integration (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2002). He has also been a contributing editor to a number of books that include Values in Global Administrative Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2011, eds with Jean-Bernard Auby, John Morison and Tom Zwart) and Judges, Transition and Human Rights: Essays in Memory of Stephen Livingstone (Oxford University Press, 2007, eds with John Morison and Kieran McEvoy).

 

Professor Anthony's work on judicial review has been cited with approval on numerous occasions by the Northern Ireland High Court and Court of Appeal. His work with Peter Leyland has been cited by, among others, the Supreme Court of India and the United Nations Dispute Tribunal. 

 

Professor Anthony is a member of the Executive Committee of the UK Constitutional Law Association, a trustee of the Hamlyn Trust, and a member of the European Group of Public Law, Athens, Greece. He is on the editorial boards of Public Law and the Indonesian Law Review. He was called to the Bar of Northern Ireland in 2011, and joined Francis Taylor Building as an Academic Tenant in 2020.

 

Professor Anthony has held grants from the Economic and Social Research Council, The Arts and Humanities Research Council, the British Academy, and the European Commission. He was appointed to the ESRC's Peer Review College in October 2015.

 

Professor Anthony welcomes PhD applications in the areas of UK public law, human rights law, tort law, and global administrative law.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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