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Room: Park Terrace

Tel: 01223 334295

MA (Cantab), MA (Keele), DPhil (Oxon)
Herchel Smith University Senior Lecturer; Access Officer

CV / Biography

Dr Odudu is a Fellow of Emmanuel College and Deputy Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies.  He teaches Competition and EU law and serves on the editorial boards of the European Competition Journal, the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies and Concurrences.  From September 2004 to September 2006 he was Lecturer in Competition Law at the School of Law, King's College London,  having  begun his career as a Fellow in Law at Downing College, Cambridge.  He holds a DPhil from Oxford, awarded for research on aspects of Article 101 TFEU, which was funded by the AHRB, supervised by Professor Paul Craig and examined by Professors Stephen Weatherill and Richard Whish. During his time as a doctoral student he was awarded a Scholarship by the Kennedy Memorial Trust and spent a year at the European Law Research Center at Harvard Law School. In the 2011-2012 academic year he was awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship to conduct research into the application of competition law to NHS institutions in England. He read law as an undergraduate at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and received an MA in Criminology from Keele University (funded by the ESRC).




Regulating Trade in Services in the EU and the WTO (ed) (Cambridge University Press, 2012)

Ioannis Lianos
Cambridge University Press
ISBN 13:
Published Mar 2012

The Outer Limits of European Law (ed) (Hart, 2009)

Professor Catherine Barnard
Published Feb 2009

The Boundaries of EC Competition Law: The Scope of Article 81 (OUP 2006, 2006)


"Feeding the nation in times of crisis: the relaxation of competition law in the United Kingdom" (2020) 19 (2) Competition Law Journal 68-78

(2020) 19 (2) Competition Law Journal 68-78
Published: Jul 2020

"the Single Economic Enterprise Doctrine in EU" (2014) 51 Common Market Law Review, 1721-1758

David Bailey
(2014) 51 Common Market Law Review, 1721-1758
Published: Dec 2014

"Selling competition law in the new frontier" Competition law Insight [10 December 2013] 10-12

Competition law Insight [10 December 2013] 10-12
Published: Dec 2013

"Indirect Information Exchange: The Constituent Elements of Hub and Spoke Collusion" 7(2) (2011) European Competition Journal, 205-242

"Are State-owned health-care providers undertakings subject to competition law?" volume 32 [2011] E.C.L.R., Issue 5, 231-241

"The public/private distinction in EU Internal Market Law" Revue trimestrielle de droit europeen 46(4) (2010) 826-841

"The Wider Concerns of Competition Law" Oxford Journal of Legal Studies

Oxford Journal of Legal Studies
Published: Jul 2010

"Inadequacy of Compensatory Damages" 17 (2009) Restitution Law Review 112-121

17 (2009) Restitution Law Review 112-121
Published: Sep 2009

"Developing Private Enforcement in the EU: Lessons From The Roberts Court" [2008] Antitrust Bulletin Vol. 53 Issue 4, 874-902

[2008] Antitrust Bulletin Vol. 53 Issue 4, 874-902
Published: May 2009

"Restrictions of Competition by Object--what's the beef?" 9(1) (2009) Competition Law Journal 11-17

"Annotation of Case C-95/04 P, British Airways plc v. Commission, judgment of the Court of Justice (Third Chamber) of 15 March 2007" (2007) 44 CML Rev 1781-1815

(2007) 44 CML Rev 1781-1815
Published: Dec 2007

"Effective Remedies and Effective Incentives In Community Competition Law" 5(2) (2006) Competition Law Journal 134-151

5(2) (2006) Competition Law Journal 134-151
Published: Sep 2006

""The meaning of undertaking within Article 81 EC"" (2005) 7 Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies 209-239.

""Retributive Justice In An Unjust Society"" (2003) 16 Ratio Juris 416-431

(2003) 16 Ratio Juris 416-431
Published: Sep 2003

"The Role of Specific Intent in Section 1 of the Sherman Act: A Market Power Test?" (2002) 25 World Competition: Law and Economic Review 463-491.

""Compensatory Damages For Breach Of Article 81"" (2002) 27 European Law Review 327-339.

James Edelman
(2002) 27 European Law Review 327-339.
Published: Jun 2002

""Article 81(3), Discretion & Direct Effect"" (2002) 23 European Competition Law Review 17-25.

(2002) 23 European Competition Law Review 17-25.
Published: Jan 2002

""Interpreting Article 81(1): The Object Requirement Revisited"" (2001) 26 European Law Review 379-390.

""Interpreting Article 81(1): Demonstrating Restrictive Effect"" (2001) 26 European Law Review 261-274.

""Interpreting Article 81(1): Object as Subjective Intention"" (2001) 26 European Law Review 60-75.

Book Chapters

"Health care services and EU competition law" in Tamara Hervey and David Orentlicher (ed(s)), Oxford Handbook on Comparative Health Law (Oxford University Press, 2020)

"The Object/Effect Distinction" in Nicolas Charbit and Sonia Ahmad (ed(s)), RICHARD WHISH QC (HON) LIBER AMICORUM: TAKING COMPETITION LAW OUTSIDE THE BOX (CONCURRENCES, 2020), pp. 101-119

ISBN 13:
Published Mar 2020

"Intellectual Property Rights" in David Bailey and Laura Elizabeth John (ed(s)), Bellamy & Child European Union Law of Competition, 2018), pp. 773-857

ISBN 13:
Published Dec 2018

"The interface of EU and national tort law: competition law" (with Sanchez-Graells, Albert) in Giliker, Paula (ed(s)), Research handbook on EU tort law (Elgar, 2017), pp. 154-183

Published Jan 2017

"Competition and Merger Law and Policy" in Damian Chalmers and Anthony Arnull (ed(s)), The Oxford handbook of European Union law (Oxford University Press, 2015), pp. 612-640

Oxford University Press
ISBN 13:
Published Nov 2015

"Hub and Spoke Collusion" (with Ioannis Lianos Damien Geradin), Handbook On European Competition Law Substantive Aspects (Edward Elgar Publishing, 2013)

Edward Elgar Publishing
ISBN 13:
Ioannis Lianos Damien Geradin
Published Oct 2013

"Contract and competition law: the Euro-­defence in the English courts" (with Leczykiewicz and Weatherill), The Involvement of EU Law in Private Law Relationships (Hart, 2013), pp. 395-­‐415

ISBN 13:
Leczykiewicz and Weatherill
Published Mar 2013

"Intellectual Property and Competition law" (with Vivien Rose and David Bailey), Bellamy and Child: European Union Competition Law (Oxford University Press, 2013), pp. 673-750

Oxford University Press
ISBN 13:
Vivien Rose and David Bailey
Published Mar 2013

"Economic activity as a limit to Community law", The Outer Limits of European Union Law (Hart Publishing, 2009)

"The Distributional Consequences of Antitrust" (with Philip Marsden), Handbook Of Research In Trans-Atlantic Antitrust (Edward Elgar: 2007, 2007), pp. 605-621

Edward Elgar: 2007
ISBN 13:
Philip Marsden
Published Jan 2007

Book Reviews

The Competitive Effects of Minority Shareholdings: Legal and Economic Issues. By Panagiotis Fotis and Nikolaos Zevgolis (eds.) (2017) 76( 2) CAMBRIDGE LAW JOURNAL 439-441

Published Jul 2017

The Institutional Structure of Antitrust Enforcement

Criminalization of Competition Law Enforcement: Economic and Legal Implications for the EU Member States, Cseres, Schinkel, and Vogelaar, (eds.) (2008) 33 European Law Review 127-129.

Published Feb 2008

Global Competition Law and Economics, Elhauge and Geradin (2007) 44 Common Market Law Review 1839-1841.

Vertical Agreements in EC Competition Law, Wijckmans, Tuytschaever, and Vanderelst (2007) 123 Law Quarterly Review 328-332.

Published Apr 2007

Regulating Utilities and Promoting Competition: Lessons for the Future, Colin Robinson (Ed.) [2007] World Competition 173

Recent Books on the Law of State Aid (2006) 29 World Competition: Law and Economic Review 166-169.

The Limits of Competition Law: Markets and Public Services, Tony Prosser Cambridge Law Journal 65(1) (2006) 241-244

Published Mar 2006

"European Merger Control: A Guide to The Merger Regulation, Nicholas Levy" (2005) 26 European Competition Law Review 474-475.

Published Aug 2005

"Competition, Regulation, and the New Economy, Cosmo Graham and Fiona Smith" (2005) 16 King's College Law Journal 257-261.

"Regulating Cartels in Europe: A study of Legal Control of Corporate Delinquency, Christopher Harding and Julian Joshua; Law of Cartels, Mark Jephcott and Thomas Lübbig" (2004) 63 Cambridge Law Journal 781-784.

"European Competition Law and Economics: A Comparative Perspective, Van den Bergh and Camesasca; The Role of Economic Analysis in the EC Competition Rules: The European School, Second Edition, Hildebrand" (2003) 40 CMLRev 1292-1296.

"Modernisation and decentralisation of EC Competition law, Rivas and Horspool" (2002) 39 Common Market Law Review 660-662. (2002) 39 Common Market Law Review 660-662.

"The Modernisation of EC Antitrust Law, Rein Wesseling" (2002) 27 European Law Review 114-116.

Published Feb 2002

Case Notes

Remedies For Breach of Statutory Duty (2009) 68 Cambridge Law Journal 32-34

Professor Graham J Virgo
Published: Mar 2009

'Case C-369/04, Hutchison 3G UK Ltd and Others v. Commissioners of Customs and Excise [2007] ECR-I 5247 and C-284/04, T-Mobile Austria GmbH and Others v. Republik Österreich [2007] ECR-I 5189' (2008) 45 Common Market Law Review 1269-1277

Res Judicata or Supremacy? The Binding Force of Article 249 EC [2007] Cambridge Law Journal 40-44

Published: Mar 2007

"Annotation of Case C-11/00, Commission of the European Communities v. European Central Bank. Judgment of 10 July 2003, Full Court." (2004) 41 Common Market Law Review 1073-1092

"Case T-342/99 Airtours: Collective Dominance Clarified?" (2004) 63 Cambridge Law Journal 44-46.

Published: Mar 2004

"A New Economic Approach To Article 81(1)?" (2002) 27 European Law Review 100-105.

Published: Feb 2002

Conference Papers

"Hub-and-spoke arrangements in competition" (OECD Best Practice Roundtables on Competition Policy)

OECD Best Practice Roundtables on Competition Policy
Published: Dec 2019