UCL Faculty of Laws


President Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights appointed Honorary Professor

13 January 2014

President Dean Spielmann of the European Court of Human Rights has been appointed Honorary Professor at UCL Laws for five years. His appointment takes effect in May.

Dean Spielmann

Judge Spielmann is one of the most distinguished legal minds in Europe with an excellent career in the judiciary and an exceptional list of academic publications in human rights and criminal law. He has been a judge in the Court since 2004, and President of the Court since 2012.

President Spielmann has maintained active links with UCL Laws over the years. He will continue to offer lectures to students and to be more involved with UCL. He is also giving a Current Legal Problems/Britain and Europe lecture on the margin of appreciation this March.