Luca Rubini

Lecturer in Law at Birmingham Law School

Luca Rubini is Lecturer in Law at Birmingham Law School. Previously, he was Lecturer at the University of Leicester (2005-2007) and Legal Secretary to Advocate General Francis Jacobs at the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg (2002-2003). He has visited various academic institutions (Institute of International Economic Law, Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC; World Trade Institute, Berne). He is a Visiting Professor at ASERI and Bocconi University, Milan, and at the World Trade Institute. He is also a Visiting Fellow to the Centre of European Law, King’s College London.

Luca has law degrees from the Catholic University in Milan (JD) and King's College London (MA and PhD). He is admitted to the Bar in Italy and to the Law Society of England and Wales as Solicitor (non-practising). His current research interests include the regulation of subsidies; energy, trade and climate change linkages; the connection between human rights protection and development; the interface between competition and IP law.

His most recent publications include The Definition of Subsidy and State Aid – WTO Law and EC Law in Comparative Perspective (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009) and Microsoft on Trial: Legal and Economic Analysis of a Transatlantic Antitrust Case (edited, Cheltengam, Elgar, 2010).

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