Professor of EU Law, University of Westminster

Dr Adam Lazowski is Professor of EU Law at the School of Law at the University of Westminster (London). He obtained a Masters Degree in 1999 and a PhD in 2001 from the Faculty of Law of the University of Warsaw. Between 1999 and 2003, he lectured at the University of Warsaw. During the next two years, he worked as a senior researcher in European law at the T.M.C. Asser Institute (The Hague). His research interests include the law of the European Union as well as public international law. His research has so far led to a number of books, articles, contributions to edited volumes and conference papers. Adam publishes in English and Polish. His book on the preliminary ruling procedure was translated to Bulgarian and Estonian. His work is often cited by Polish courts, including the Supreme Court and the Supreme Administrative Court.

In November 2012 Adam gave oral evidence to the EU Select Committee of the House of Lords (an inquiry into the EU enlargement process). View the hearing on Parliament Live. In 2003, his monograph on non-judicial remedies in EU law received first prize in a nationwide competition for the best book on EU law organised in Poland by the Foundation for the Promotion of European Law. Since 1999, Dr Lazowski has actively participated in various EU law training programmes for practitioners inter alia in Poland, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia and Estonia. In Estonia, he served as a mid-term expert in an EU-financed biannual project. In that capacity, he provided extensive training to national lawyers as well as co-writing a distance-learning course combined with a series of case studies aimed at Estonian judges. Most recently he was involved in the training of Polish officials for the forthcoming Presidency in the European Union (2011). Over the past years Dr. Lazowski delivered guest lectures at University of Surrey, University of Sussex, University of Leicester, University of Rotterdam, University of Warsaw, University of Tartu, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, the European Law Academy (ERA) in Trier, University of Zagreb, University of Luxembourg, University of Basel.