Eduardo Gill-Pedro

Eduardo is an Associate Professor and a Ragnar Söderberg Senior Research Fellow at the Faculty of Law, Lund University.  His current project focuses on the fundamental rights of companies in European law, which  reflects his longstanding interest in the relationship between human rights, democracy and  transnational law. His doctoral thesis, defended it Lund in 2016, was awarded the René Cassin Thesis Prize 2017 by the International Institute for Human Rights and is published by Routledge under the title EU Law, Fundamental Rights and National Democracy.

Eduardo lectures extensively in EU Law and human rights law. He is the co-Director of the Master of European Business law at Lund University. In addition, he has been a Guest Lecturer at Gothenburg , Stockholm and Uppsala Universities, and a member of the ‘flying faculty’ of the China-EU Law School in Beijing.

Prior to joining academia, Eduardo worked in the Legal team of Liberty, the UK’s leading civil rights organization, and of Friends of the Earth, an environmental NGO. He has an LL.B from the University of Essex, an LL.M from Stockholm University and an LL.D from Lund University, and he is a (non-practicing) member of the Bar of England and Wales.