Allan Francis Tatham

Email allanftatham@yahoo.co.uk

Called as a barrister (Gray’s Inn), Dr. Tatham was invited to Hungary in the early 1990s and lectured both at ELTE Law Faculty and at Péter Pázmány Catholic University Faculty of Law, Budapest where he was adjunct professor until 2011. He has lectured widely on EU law for over 25 years, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe. He also worked as legal advisor at the Delegation of the European Commission to Hungary in the lead up to accession and has published extensively on EU enlargement and law harmonisation as well as, more recently, withdrawal from the Union. Since 2011, he has been lecturing in EU law, international law and international relations at the Faculty of Law, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, where he currently researches into international and regional courts.

  • EU enlargement
  • EU withdrawal
  • EU law harmonisation
  • Courts and international relations
  • Diplomacy
  • International and regional courts

This researcher belongs to CEDU and GLOB.

Books

  • Central European Constitutional Courts in the Face of EU Membership: The Influence of the German Model of Integration in Hungary and Poland, Martinus Nijhoff (Brill), Leiden (2013).
  • Enlargement of the European Union, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn (2009).
  • EC Law in Practice: A Case Study Approach, HVG-ORAC, Budapest (2006).

Book/volume chapters

  • “Ampliación y Política europea de Vecindad de la UE,” in J.M. Beneyto (ed.), Acción exterior de la UE, Vol. IX, Tratado de Derecho y Políticas de la Unión Europea, IDEE and Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid (2017), chap. 9, 501-568.
  • “Appointing regional judges in the Caribbean: A possible model for emulation by the Court of Justice of the European Union?,” in B. Lundt & S. Wulk (eds.), Global Perspectives on Europe: Critical spotlights from five continents, LIT Verlag, Münster (2016), 239-268.
  • “‘Emulate thy neighbour?’ How dialogues between the CJEU and non-EU courts could be explained through international relations theory,” in B. de Witte et al. (eds.), National Courts vis-à-vis EU Law: New Issues, Theories and Methods, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (2016), 168-190.
  • “‘Keeping the Faith’: The Trials and Tribulations of the Hungarian Constitutional Court in following its European Vocation,” in M. Bobek (ed.), Central European Judges Under the European Influence: The Transformative Power of the EU Revisited, chapter 16, 349-374, Hart Publishing, Oxford (2015).
  • “Practising faith in diversity?”: Amnesty International and others v. Sudan and the protection of religious freedom under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights,” in N. Caicedo Camacho & D. Moya Malapeira (eds.), Diversidad cultural e interpretación de los derechos. Estudio de casos, Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, Madrid (2015).
  • “La difusión del modelo de gobernanza judicial europeo: el papel crucial de la jurisprudencia del TJUE,” in J.-M. Beneyto (ed.), El modelo europeo. Contribuciones de la integración europea a la gobernanza global, CEU Ediciones/Biblioteca Nueva, Madrid (2015).
  • “‘Don’t Mention Divorce at the Wedding, Darling’! EU Accession and Withdrawal after Lisbon,” in P. Eeckhout, A. Biondi & S. Ripley (eds.), European Union Law after the Lisbon Treaty, Oxford University Press, Oxford (2012).

Articles

  • “El largo y sinuoso camino: un análisis de la negociación del Brexit desde la perspectiva británica” (2020) núm. 84-85 El Cronista del Estado Social y Democrático de Derecho 28-39.
  • “Paying Court to the Future – Ha llegado el tiempo para un Tribunal de comercio de la ASEAN?” (2019) 67/2 Estudios de Deusto 47-64.
  • “Selecting Judges for Regional Courts in Europe: A Short Study in the Use and Practice of Judicial Panels” (2018) XX Revija za Evropsko Pravo, Issue 2-3, 5-24.
  • “The constitutional challenges that the Brexit negotiations have created in the United Kingdom: An overview” (2018) 59 Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 263-302.
  • “‘Off the Bench but not Off Duty’: The Judicial Diplomacy of the Court of Justice” (2017) 22/3 European Foreign Affairs Review 303-322.
  • “Where culture, language and politics meet: is there any place for national identity in the EEA legal system?” (2016) 2/2 UNIO – EU Law Journal 108-122.
  • “Judicialisation of trade policy and the impact on national constitutional rights of EU free trade agreements with partner countries in Europe,” (2014) 20 European Law Journal 763-778.
  • “The Impact of Training and Language Competence on Judicial Application of EU Law in Hungary” (2012) 18 European Law Journal 577-594.
  • “In the judicial steps of Bolívar and Morazán? Supranational Court Conversations between Europe and Latin America” (2011) 13/1 European Journal of Law Reform 157.
  • “Exporting the EU Model: A Judicial Dimension for EU International Relations?” (2010) LXIII Studia Diplomatica No. 3-4.

Conference/workshop speeches

  • “Popularising the rule of law: A ‘mission educatrice’ of the international bench?,” speech at 2019 ESIL Research Forum, “The International Rule of Law and Domestic Dimensions: Synergies and Challenges,” Institute for International Law and European Law, University of Göttingen, 4-5 April 2019.
  • “The crisis of values and the future of Europe seen from the academia. ‘The Taming of the Judicial Shrew’: Changes to the Constitutional Court’s Role and Powers under the Fundamental Law,” contribution to the Workshop, “The crisis of values and the future of Europe,” Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, 27 March 2019.
  • “‘Breaking up is never easy, I know but I have to go’: The EU’s evolving withdrawal criteria in the context of Brexit and their implications for future agreements,” speech at Workshop, “EU External Relations after Brexit: Implications under EU and International Law,” Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Salamanca, 7-8 March 2019.
  • “‘Punching Above its Weight’: Extra-forum Practices of the EFTA Court as a Means to Reinforce its International Standing,” speech at MPIL Workshop, “Sociological Perspectives on International Tribunals: Formal and Informal Rules, Functions and Symbols in the Practice of International Tribunals,” Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, Luxembourg, 8-9 November 2018.
  • “Walking the judicial tightrope: Maintaining the balance between independence and accountability on the regional bench,” paper presented at the conference hosted by the Eurasian Economic Union Court, Minsk on “International Justice and the Intensification of Integration Processes,” 18-19 October 2018, President Hotel, Minsk.
  • “‘Breaking up is Hard to Do’: The evolution of the EU’s withdrawal criteria,” speech at International Conference, “Europe as a Global Actor,” Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Lisbon, 24-25 May 2018.
  • “‘Getting to Know You’: The Role of an EU Delegation during the Accession Period,” speech at International Seminar, “Theory and Practice of the Common European Diplomacy,” Diplomatic School, Madrid, 23 February 2018.
  • ‘“Without Fear or Favour”: Ensuring the Independence and Accountability of Regional Judiciaries,’ speech presented at the Lunchtime Talk, EFTA Court, Luxembourg, 15 November 2017.
  • “Promoting EU values abroad: The diplomatic work of the Court of Justice,” paper presented at the conference organized by IES-VUB, IEE-ULB, UNU-CRIS and Egmont – the Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels, on “The European Union in International Affairs V”, Royal Flemish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brussels, 11-13 May 2016.
  • “‘The Art of Falling Apart?’: Constitutional conundrums surrounding a potential Brexit,” paper presented at workshop organized by Centre for Studies on Federalism, Turin and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa on “Brexit or not Brexit? Challenges and Implications for the European Union,” Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, 8 July 2015.
  • “European Union Law and Business Activities”, speech presented at Summer School organized by ELSA Braga, Faculty of Law, University of Minho, Braga,14 July 2014.
May 1st, 2020

Allan Francis Tatham

Email allanftatham@yahoo.co.uk

Called as a barrister (Gray’s Inn), Dr. Tatham was invited to Hungary in the early 1990s and lectured both at ELTE Law Faculty and at Péter Pázmány Catholic University Faculty of Law, Budapest where he was adjunct professor until 2011. He has lectured widely on EU law for over 25 years, particularly in Central and Eastern Europe. He also worked as legal advisor at the Delegation of the European Commission to Hungary in the lead up to accession and has published extensively on EU enlargement and law harmonisation as well as, more recently, withdrawal from the Union. Since 2011, he has been lecturing in EU law, international law and international relations at the Faculty of Law, Universidad CEU San Pablo, Madrid, where he currently researches into international and regional courts.

  • EU enlargement
  • EU withdrawal
  • EU law harmonisation
  • Courts and international relations
  • Diplomacy
  • International and regional courts

This researcher belongs to CEDU and GLOB.

Books

  • Central European Constitutional Courts in the Face of EU Membership: The Influence of the German Model of Integration in Hungary and Poland, Martinus Nijhoff (Brill), Leiden (2013).
  • Enlargement of the European Union, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn (2009).
  • EC Law in Practice: A Case Study Approach, HVG-ORAC, Budapest (2006).

Book/volume chapters

  • “Ampliación y Política europea de Vecindad de la UE,” in J.M. Beneyto (ed.), Acción exterior de la UE, Vol. IX, Tratado de Derecho y Políticas de la Unión Europea, IDEE and Thomson Reuters Aranzadi, Madrid (2017), chap. 9, 501-568.
  • “Appointing regional judges in the Caribbean: A possible model for emulation by the Court of Justice of the European Union?,” in B. Lundt & S. Wulk (eds.), Global Perspectives on Europe: Critical spotlights from five continents, LIT Verlag, Münster (2016), 239-268.
  • “‘Emulate thy neighbour?’ How dialogues between the CJEU and non-EU courts could be explained through international relations theory,” in B. de Witte et al. (eds.), National Courts vis-à-vis EU Law: New Issues, Theories and Methods, Edward Elgar Publishing, Cheltenham (2016), 168-190.
  • “‘Keeping the Faith’: The Trials and Tribulations of the Hungarian Constitutional Court in following its European Vocation,” in M. Bobek (ed.), Central European Judges Under the European Influence: The Transformative Power of the EU Revisited, chapter 16, 349-374, Hart Publishing, Oxford (2015).
  • “Practising faith in diversity?”: Amnesty International and others v. Sudan and the protection of religious freedom under the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights,” in N. Caicedo Camacho & D. Moya Malapeira (eds.), Diversidad cultural e interpretación de los derechos. Estudio de casos, Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales, Madrid (2015).
  • “La difusión del modelo de gobernanza judicial europeo: el papel crucial de la jurisprudencia del TJUE,” in J.-M. Beneyto (ed.), El modelo europeo. Contribuciones de la integración europea a la gobernanza global, CEU Ediciones/Biblioteca Nueva, Madrid (2015).
  • “‘Don’t Mention Divorce at the Wedding, Darling’! EU Accession and Withdrawal after Lisbon,” in P. Eeckhout, A. Biondi & S. Ripley (eds.), European Union Law after the Lisbon Treaty, Oxford University Press, Oxford (2012).

Articles

  • “El largo y sinuoso camino: un análisis de la negociación del Brexit desde la perspectiva británica” (2020) núm. 84-85 El Cronista del Estado Social y Democrático de Derecho 28-39.
  • “Paying Court to the Future – Ha llegado el tiempo para un Tribunal de comercio de la ASEAN?” (2019) 67/2 Estudios de Deusto 47-64.
  • “Selecting Judges for Regional Courts in Europe: A Short Study in the Use and Practice of Judicial Panels” (2018) XX Revija za Evropsko Pravo, Issue 2-3, 5-24.
  • “The constitutional challenges that the Brexit negotiations have created in the United Kingdom: An overview” (2018) 59 Revista de Derecho Comunitario Europeo 263-302.
  • “‘Off the Bench but not Off Duty’: The Judicial Diplomacy of the Court of Justice” (2017) 22/3 European Foreign Affairs Review 303-322.
  • “Where culture, language and politics meet: is there any place for national identity in the EEA legal system?” (2016) 2/2 UNIO – EU Law Journal 108-122.
  • “Judicialisation of trade policy and the impact on national constitutional rights of EU free trade agreements with partner countries in Europe,” (2014) 20 European Law Journal 763-778.
  • “The Impact of Training and Language Competence on Judicial Application of EU Law in Hungary” (2012) 18 European Law Journal 577-594.
  • “In the judicial steps of Bolívar and Morazán? Supranational Court Conversations between Europe and Latin America” (2011) 13/1 European Journal of Law Reform 157.
  • “Exporting the EU Model: A Judicial Dimension for EU International Relations?” (2010) LXIII Studia Diplomatica No. 3-4.

Conference/workshop speeches

  • “Popularising the rule of law: A ‘mission educatrice’ of the international bench?,” speech at 2019 ESIL Research Forum, “The International Rule of Law and Domestic Dimensions: Synergies and Challenges,” Institute for International Law and European Law, University of Göttingen, 4-5 April 2019.
  • “The crisis of values and the future of Europe seen from the academia. ‘The Taming of the Judicial Shrew’: Changes to the Constitutional Court’s Role and Powers under the Fundamental Law,” contribution to the Workshop, “The crisis of values and the future of Europe,” Universidad CEU Cardenal Herrera, Valencia, 27 March 2019.
  • “‘Breaking up is never easy, I know but I have to go’: The EU’s evolving withdrawal criteria in the context of Brexit and their implications for future agreements,” speech at Workshop, “EU External Relations after Brexit: Implications under EU and International Law,” Facultad de Derecho, Universidad de Salamanca, 7-8 March 2019.
  • “‘Punching Above its Weight’: Extra-forum Practices of the EFTA Court as a Means to Reinforce its International Standing,” speech at MPIL Workshop, “Sociological Perspectives on International Tribunals: Formal and Informal Rules, Functions and Symbols in the Practice of International Tribunals,” Max Planck Institute Luxembourg for Procedural Law, Luxembourg, 8-9 November 2018.
  • “Walking the judicial tightrope: Maintaining the balance between independence and accountability on the regional bench,” paper presented at the conference hosted by the Eurasian Economic Union Court, Minsk on “International Justice and the Intensification of Integration Processes,” 18-19 October 2018, President Hotel, Minsk.
  • “‘Breaking up is Hard to Do’: The evolution of the EU’s withdrawal criteria,” speech at International Conference, “Europe as a Global Actor,” Instituto Universitario de Lisboa, Lisbon, 24-25 May 2018.
  • “‘Getting to Know You’: The Role of an EU Delegation during the Accession Period,” speech at International Seminar, “Theory and Practice of the Common European Diplomacy,” Diplomatic School, Madrid, 23 February 2018.
  • ‘“Without Fear or Favour”: Ensuring the Independence and Accountability of Regional Judiciaries,’ speech presented at the Lunchtime Talk, EFTA Court, Luxembourg, 15 November 2017.
  • “Promoting EU values abroad: The diplomatic work of the Court of Justice,” paper presented at the conference organized by IES-VUB, IEE-ULB, UNU-CRIS and Egmont – the Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels, on “The European Union in International Affairs V”, Royal Flemish Academy of Arts and Sciences, Brussels, 11-13 May 2016.
  • “‘The Art of Falling Apart?’: Constitutional conundrums surrounding a potential Brexit,” paper presented at workshop organized by Centre for Studies on Federalism, Turin and Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa on “Brexit or not Brexit? Challenges and Implications for the European Union,” Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, 8 July 2015.
  • “European Union Law and Business Activities”, speech presented at Summer School organized by ELSA Braga, Faculty of Law, University of Minho, Braga,14 July 2014.
May 1st, 2020