Aidan O’Neill QC. Aidan is a barrister at Matrix Chambers and co-founder of the EUtopialaw blog. In addition to law degrees from Edinburgh and Sydney universities, Aidan holds a degree in European and International and Comparative law from the European University Institute, Florence. He has written three legal text books, including EU Law for UK Lawyers and Decisions of the European Court of Justice and their constitutional implications.
Christopher Brown. Christopher is a barrister at Matrix Chambers and co-founder of the EUtopialaw blog. He primarily practises general EU law and competition law. He also teaches on the LLM at King’s College London. He writes frequently on all aspects of EU and competition law, most recently as co-editor of UK Competition Law: the New Framework (OUP, 2015). He was a UK rapporteur at the XXIV FIDE Congress in Madrid.
Dr Iyiola Solanke. Iyiola is a Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Leeds and Visiting Professor at Wake Forest University Law School, USA. She lectures on European Union Law and Anti-Discrimination Law. She is an Academic Fellow of the Inner Temple and Visiting Fellow at the European Institute, LSE. She was previously a Jean Monnet Fellow at the University of Michigan Law School. She has published on judicial independence and diversity, intersectionality and race relations in Britain and Germany. Her monograph, The Evolution of Anti-Racial Discrimination Law in Britain and Germany, was published by Routledge in 2011 (paperback). She holds a PhD in Law from the London School of Economics.
Laura Sandwell. Laura commissions articles for EUtopialaw and also administers the blog. She works in local authority law, and was previously a legal information officer at Matrix responsible for EU, PIP, international and human rights current awareness within chambers in addition to providing research and paralegal support. She also promotes and develops online resources including the Legal Aid Link project. In addition to providing a web administration service to EUtopia she also writes for various other legal sites, including the Matrix/Olswang Supreme Court blog.