Ioannis Lianos


AAI International Advisor for the U.K. Ioannis Lianos is a Reader in European and Competition law and Economics (tenured professor) at the Faculty of Laws (UCL) and the founding director of the Centre for Law, Economics and Society (also at UCL). He is also the Gutenberg Research chair at the Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) in France, a visiting professor at the University of Chile in Santiago, a visiting professor at the Faculty of Law of the University of Strasbourg and a fellow of the Centre for Law & Economics at the Australian National University.  Lianos has conducted funded research internationally, among others, as a fellow of the NYU Law School (Emile Noel/Hauser) and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law in Hamburg , Germany.

Lianos contributes widely to the global discussion in the area of competition law and policy. He is a Non-Governmental Advisor (NGA) at the International Competition Network (ICN), a Research partner with UNCTAD in Geneva and has also contributed to the European Commission's consultations and workshops in the context of the recent proposals for a Directive on antitrust damages. He has been elected a member of the international advisory board of the American Antitrust Institute in 2010.

Lianos is the co- General Editor of the Global Competition Law and Economics Series, established by Stanford University Press, in June 2010, the chairman of the Editorial Board of Competition Bulletin, Paris, and serves at the editorial boards of the Antitrust Chronicle (Boston), and of the Global Antitrust Review, London. He has an intense competition advocacy activity in his capacity as the chairman and executive director of the Institute of Competition Law Studies (IMEDIPA), an active NGO in competition policy based in Athens with activities in the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean regions. Lianos has published 9 books, including most recently, the two-volumes Handbook in EU Competition Law (Edward Elgar, 2013), Competition Law and Development (Stanford University Press, 2013), The Global Limits of Competition Law (Stanford University Press, 2012), The EU After the Treaty of Lisbon (Cambridge Univ. Press, 2012), The Regulation of Trade in Services in the EU and the WTO (Cambridge University Press, 2012) as well as more than 40 book chapters and law journal articles. His forthcoming publications include a book on Damages Claims for the Infringement of EU Competition Law (Oxford University Press, 2014) and a casebook in EU and UK Competition Law (Hart Pub., 2014). Lianos is a Laureat of the French Academie des Sciences Morales et Politiques (Emile Girardeau prize, 2005) and was awarded the Philip Leverhulme prize in 2012 for his work on the economic evidence and the interaction of law with economics. His recent research has taken a more sociological perspective, examining the emergence of forensic economics and their impact in the production of economic knowledge and legal norms.