Stephen Weatherill

Senior Research Fellow

Stephen Weatherill works on the constitutional, institutional and substantive law of the European Union.

He retired from the Jacques Delors Chair in European Law in 2021, and is now Professor Emeritus in the University and a Senior Research Fellow of the College.

His research interests embrace the field of European Law in its widest sense, although his published work is predominantly concerned with European Union trade law. . He is the author of LAW AND VALUES IN THE EUROPEAN UNION (Oxford University Press, 2016), PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE IN EU SPORTS LAW (Oxford University Press, 2017), THE INTERNAL MARKET AS A LEGAL CONCEPT (Oxford University Press, 2017), CONTRACT LAW OF THE INTERNAL MARKET (Intersentia, 2017), EU CONSUMER LAW AND POLICY (Edward Elgar, 3rd edition, 2013), CASES AND MATERIALS ON EU LAW (Oxford University Press, 12th edition, 2016) and co-author of CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW (Ashgate Publishing, 2nd edition, 2005, with Geraint Howells), EUROPEAN ECONOMIC LAW (Dartmouth Publishing, 1997, with Hans Micklitz), and WEATHERILL AND BEAUMONT’s EU LAW (Penguin Books, 3rd edition,1999, with Paul Beaumont). The areas in which he has published papers in journals and edited collections in recent years include; the impact of subsidiarity in EU law; the involvement of the EU in private law; aspects of “flexible” integration in Europe; the elaboration of strategies for the management of the internal market; sport and the law; and the law and practice of product safety.


Borja Garcia, an Vermeersch and S R Weatherill, ‘‘A new horizon in European sports law: the application of the EU state aid rules meets the specific nature of sport’’ (2017) European Competition Journal

S R Weatherill, Principles and Practice in EU Sports Law (Oxford University Press 2017)

S R Weatherill, The internal market as a legal concept (OUP 2017)

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