Andrea Biondi is full professor of European law at the Dickson-Poon School of Law and Director of the Centre for European Law in King’s College London. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of Florence (1996) and is also a member of the Florence Lawyers Bar.
Professor Biondi currently combines an active editorial activity as Director of Kluwer International Law Monographs and member of the editorial committees of ‘European State Aid Law Quarterly’ and ‘European Public Procurement and PPP Review’ among other publications, with his practice at FTB Chambers-London where he has acted as expert witness and panel member before EU courts. One of the most recent cases he worked on was T-6/14 Banco Santander v Commission still pending before the General Court.
In 2015, he was appointed Legal Advisor in EU Law matters to the Italian Prime Minister’s office.
His main research focus lies on State Aid law, regulation of trade and the judicial protection of EU rights and regulation of trade, areas in which he has an ample publication corpus. Among his most recent published works are: “State Aid, government spending and the virtue of loyalty” in A.Biondi & P. Birkinshaw (ed.) ‘Britain Alone?’ Kluwer and “An evolutionary theory of state aid control” (with. E Righini) in A. Arnull & D. Chalmers (ed), ‘The Oxford Handbook of European Law’, OUP.
State Aid Law (including WTO and EU)