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Dr Thomas Horsley LL.B (Hons), LL.M, PhD (Edinburgh)

Senior Lecturer / Associate Head of Department Law


Research Overview

"Thomas specialises in constitutional law with a particular focus on the UK and EU legal systems. His research expertise also covers EU internal market law, including, the free movement of capital; the Court of Justice of the EU; comparative constitutional law and constitutional theory.

European Union Law

Key areas of expertise: (1) the Court of Justice of the European Union; (2) EU internal market law - in particular: the free movement of capital and goods; (3) Union citizenship and UK implementation of EU citizenship rights; and (4) general principles of EU law - in particular: subsidiarity and EU fundamental rights.

UK Constitutional Law

Thomas's most recent work, and future research agenda, is focussed on analysing the conceptual foundations of the UK constitution and the unfolding impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU on key aspects of the UK constitution.

Comparative Constitutional Law

Thomas is a Research Fellow on a collaborative project on constitutional transplants hosted by the IIAS, Jerusalem.

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