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Yorke Distinguished Visiting Fellow; Arthur Goodhart Visiting Professor in Legal Science 2023-24

KC; MA (Cantab); Bencher (Middle Temple)


European Union Law. European Convention on Human Rights. Comparative Law.

Research centres and interest groups

CV / Biography

Eleanor Sharpston KC has combined a career in practise at the Bar (specialising in European Union and ECHR Law) with an academic career first at UCL and then here in Cambridge where she was a University Lecturer from 1992 to 1998 and an Affiliated Lecturer from 1998 to 2006. She is a fellow of King's College and was previously joint head of Hailsham Chambers. In January 2006 Eleanor took up the post of Advocate General at the European Court of Justice. She retains her links with the Law Faculty and remains a Fellow of King's.