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Sir Jeremy Lever

Honorary Fellow since 2017
Barrister, Monckton Chambers, London and Queen's Counsel
I continue to work in the field of development and reform of the institutions and operations of the European Union, with particular reference to the problems associated with Economic and Monetary Union and with their consequences and the potential long term effects if the United Kingdom were to secede from the European Union. The other topic that has principally engaged my attention has been the legal effects of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights on the procedures of the European Commission in cases relating to the grant of State aid by Member States.
Sir Jeremy Lever
  • Background

    • Chairman, Appeals Panel, PRS (from 1997 to 2002)
    • Chairman, Oftel Advisory Body on Fair Trading in Telecommunications (from 1996 to 2000)
    • Distinguished Fellow, All Souls College (from 1996 to 2017)
    • Fifty-Pound Fellow, All Souls College (from 1965 to 1996)
    • Appointed Queen’s Counsel in Northern Ireland (1988)
    • Appointed Queen’s Counsel in England and Wales (1972)
    • Prize Fellow, All Souls College (from 1957 to 1964)
    • Postgraduate, Nuffield College, Oxford (from 1956 to 1957)
    • Undergraduate and Postgraduate, University College, Oxford (from 1953 to 1957)
  • Selected publications

    • The Law of Restrictive Practices (London: Sweet & Maxwell, 1964).
    • Numerous articles in learned journals relating to research interests
  • Teaching and supervision

    • Former Consulting Editor, Bellamy & Child, EC Competition Law, and Butterworth’s Competition Law
    • Co-editor, Comparative Law Textbook on Tort Law (Metro Institute for Transnational Legal Research, Maastricht)
  • Other professional memberships and roles

    • Lord Fletcher Memorial, Law Society (1997)
    • Hamlyn, Hamlyn Trust (1991)
    • Governor, Berkhamsted School (from 1985 to 1995)
    • Visiting Professor, Wissenschaftszentrum, Berlin für Sozialforschung (1999)
    • Non-executive Director of Dunlop Holdings (from 1973 to 1980)
    • Non-executive Director of Wellcome plc (from 1983 to 1994)
    • Member of Arbitral Tribunal, US/UK Arbitration concerning Heathrow Airport User Charges (from 1989 to 1994)
    • Bencher, Gray’s Inn (1985)
    • Grotius Lecture and Member Council, British Institute of International and Comparative Law (from 1987 to 2004)
    • Oxford Union Society (President, 1957; Trustee, 1972-7 and since 1988)