Professor Paul Craig FBA

Law Central Europe European Union

Elected 1998

Fellow type
UK Fellow
Year elected

Paul Craig was educated at Worcester College, Oxford, where he subsequently became a Fellow and Tutor in law in 1976. He was appointed to a Readership in 1990, and then became an ad hominem Professor in 1996. He was appointed to an established chair in 1998, the Professorship in English law, which is held at St John's College Oxford. He was made an Honorary QC in 2000, and an Honorary Bencher of Gray's Inn in the same year. He has lectured at many other institutions across the world, including in North America, Europe, China and Australia. He is editor of the Clarendon Law series, co-editor of a monograph series on EU law in Context, and is on the editorial board of various law journals. He is also a delegate of Oxford University Press, and the alternate UK member on the Venice Commission for Law and Democracy. His research interests include Constitutional Law, Administrative Law, Comparative Public Law and EU Law, and he has published widely in these areas.

Current post

Professor of English Law, University of Oxford

Past appointments

University of Oxford Professor of English Law

1998 -

University of Oxford Professor of English Law, University of Oxford

1998 -

University of Oxford Reader in Law then _ad hominem_ Chair

1990 - 1998

Worcester College University of Oxford Tutorial Fellow and Lecturer in Law

1976 - 1990


UK, EU and Global Administrative Law: Foundations and Challenges 2015

EU Administrative Law 2012 2nd

The Lisbon Treaty, Law, Politics and Treaty Reform 2010, 2013

Public law and democracy in the UK and the USA 1990

EU Law, Text, Cases and Materials 2015, 6th

Administrative law 2016 8th

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