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Panagiotis Takis Tridimas

Panagiotis Takis Tridimas

Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus

(814) 865-8975

Ph.D., LL.M., Girton College, University of Cambridge
LL.B., University of Athens

Professor Tridimas specializes in European Union and financial law. He is one of the most frequently quoted authors by the European Court of Justice and, on matters of EU law, by English courts. His research covers all aspects of EU law, including, constitutional law, judicial protection, and the substantive law of the EU. He has advised state institutions and corporations in relation to the Eurozone crisis and often given press and television interviews in Europe and the US. He served as senior legal advisor to the European Union and chaired the committee responsible for drafting the treaty of Accession to the EU of the Central and Eastern European States (2003). He is co-editor of the Yearbook of European Law. Professor Tridimas is a barrister in England and Wales and an advocate of the Bar of Athens, Greece. 

Oxford Yearbook of European Law 2019 (Panagiotis Takis Tridimas et al. eds., 2019) Oxford Yearbook of European Law 2018 (Panagiotis Takis Tridimas et al. eds., 2018)

Oxford Principles of European Union Law, Volume I: The European Legal Order (Robert Schutze & Takis Tridimas eds., 2018)

Oxford Yearbook of European Law 2017 (Panagiotis Takis Tridimas et al. eds., 2017) Oxford Yearbook of European Law 2016 (Panagiotis Takis Tridimas et al. eds., 2016)

Recovery Plan and Rule of Law Conditionality: A New Era Beckons?, 16 Croat. Y.B. Euro. L. Poly’y. VII (2020)

The General Principles of EU Law and the Europeanisation of National Laws, 13 Rev. of European Admin. L. 5 (2020)

When Can a National Measure Be Annulled by the ECJ?, 45 Eur. L. Rev. 732 (2020) (with Luigi Lonardo) The Essence of Right: An Unreliable Boundary? 20 German Law Journal 794 (2019) (with Gulia Gentile) Article 50: An Endgame Without an End?, 27 King’s L.J. 297 (2016)
The General Principles of Law: Who Needs Them?, 2016 Cahiers de Droit Européen 419 (2020)

A Legal Analysis of the OMT Case: Between Monetary Policy and Constitutional Conflict, Maastricht J. Eur. & Comp. L. (2016) (intersentia) (with Napoleon Xanthoulis)

The EU Internal Market in Comparative Perspective; Transatlantic Comparisons, in EU Law the Internal Market (Robert Schutze & Takis Tridimas eds., forthcoming 2022)

Limited but not Inconsequential: The application of the Charter by the courts of England and Wales, in The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Member States (Michal Bobek & Jeremias Adams-Prassl eds., 2020)

Financial Regulation and Private Law Remedies: An EU Law Perspective, in EU Financial Regulation and Civil Liability in European Law (Olha O. Cherednychenko & Mads Andenas eds., 2020)

The Application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights by English Courts, in The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Member States (M. Bobek & J. Prassl, eds.) (2020) (with Lady Arden)

From Barking to Biting: Reflections on the Bundesverfassungsgericht Judgment of 5 May 2020, in Paura Dell’Europa? (Chiara Amalfitano & Massimo Condinanzi eds., 2020) (It.)

“Competence after Lisbon: The Elusive Search for Bright Lines” in The European Union after the Treaty of Lisbon (Diamond Ashiagbor, Nicole Countouris, Ioannis Lianos, eds., Cambridge University Press 2012)

“Financial supervision and agency power: reflections on ESMA” in From Single Market to Economic Union: Essays in Memory of John A. Usher (Lawrence Gormley and Niamh Nic Shuibhne, eds., Oxford University Press 2012)

"Indeterminacy and Legal Uncertainty in EU Law," in EU Executive Discretion and the Limits of Law (J. Mendes edition, 2019)

"On Constitutional Rights and Political Choices," in European Papers Vol. 4 563-572 (2019)

"The Constitutional Dimension of Banking Union," in The European Banking Union and Constitution 25-48 (S. Grundmann & H. Micklitz eds., 2019)

"The Principle of Proportionality," in Oxford Principles of European Union Law, Volume I: The European Legal Order (Robert Schutze & Takis Tridimas eds., 2018)

"The Court of Justice of the European Union," in Oxford Principles of European Union Law, Volume I: The European Legal Order (Robert Schutze & Takis Tridimas eds., 2018)

"Public Awareness of EU Rights and the Functions of the European Ombudsman: Some Unpleasant Findings," in Accountability in the EU: The Role of the European Ombudsman (Herwig C. H. Hoffman & Jacques Ziller eds., 2017)

"Competence, Human Rights, and Asylum: What Price for Mutual Recognition?", in The Division of Competencies between the EU and the Member States: Reflections on the Past, the Present and the Future (Inge Govaere & Sacha Garben eds., 2017)

"General Report on Banking Union", in European Banking Union, Congress Proceedings (Gyula Bándi et al. eds. Wolters Kluwer, 2016)

"Banking Union: An Unfinished Story of Federalization, in Speeches and Presentations from the XXVII FIDE Congress," 4 Congress Proc. 159 (Gyula Bándi et al. eds., 2016)

"EU Financial Law: A Transformation," Craig & de Burca, The Evolution of EU Law (2020)

“Precedent and the Court of Justice: A Jurisprudence of Doubt? in The Philosophical Foundations of EU Law (Oxford University Press forthcoming 2012-2013)

"Constitutional Fluidity and the Problem of Authority in EU Law, in The Internal Market and the Future of European Integration," Essays in Honor of Lawrence W. Gormley (2019) (with F. Amtenbrink et al.)

“Constitutional Review of Member State action: The virtues and vices of an incomplete jurisdiction,” 9 Int’l J. Con. L. 737-56 (2011)(doi: 10.1093/icon/mor052).

“EU Financial Regulation: Federalisation, Crisis Management and Law Reform” in The Evolution of EU Law (Oxford University Press 2d ed. 2011)

“Economic Sanctions, Procedural Rights and Judicial Scrutiny: Post-Kadi Developments,” Cambridge Y.B. of Eur. Legal Studies 455-90 (2010-2011)

“Abuse of Rights in EU Law: Some Reflections with Particular Reference to Financial Law” in Prohibition of Abuse of Law: A New General Principle of EU Law? (2011)

The General Principles of EU Law, European Law Library (Oxford University Press 2d ed., 2006)

Continuity and Change in EU Law: Essays in Honour of Sir Francis Jacobs(Anthony Arnull, Piet Eeckhout and Takis Tridimas, eds., Oxford University Press 2008)