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Dr Katerina Kalaitzaki

Lecturer in EU Business Law


KKalaitzaki2@uclan.ac.uk

Qualifications

PhD in Law (University of Central Lancashire, 2019)

LLM European Law (University of Nottingham, 2014)

LLB (Hons) Law (University of Leicester, 2013)

 

Professional Qualifications

Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SD2) (University of Edinburgh and Institute for Academic Development (IAD) (Awarding Institution/Body), 2021)

Accredited Mediator in Civil and Commercial Matters – ProMediate Course and assessment (UK accredited Mediation Provider and Registered Civil Mediation Council Mediation Training Provider))

Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy (SD1) (University of Central Lancashire and Staff and Educational Development Association (SEDA) (Awarding Institution), 2017)

The Legal Board of the Republic of Cyprus (Cyprus Bar Exams in June 2015)

 

Employment Track

Lecturer in EU Business Law, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (Present)

Early Career Fellow in EU Law, University of Edinburgh (September 2019-September 2021)

Post-Doctoral Fellow, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (January 2019-August 2019)

Research Scholar and Associate Lecturer, University of Central Lancashire Cyprus (January 2016 – December 2018)

Trainee Lawyer, Lellos P. Demetriades Law Office LLC (September 2014 – September 2015)

 

Memberships (Academic/Professional)

  • The Legal Board of the Republic of Cyprus
  • Socio-legal Studies Association (SLSA)
  • The academic association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES)
  • Higher Education Academy (HEA)
  • Civil Mediation Council (CMC) (pending)

 

Research Interests

European Union Law, EU citizenship, EU Single Market and Fundamental Freedoms, Fundamental Rights, Federalism, Constitutionalism, EU integration, EU Competition Law, Migration and Immigration Law, EU Economic and Financial Governance, European Foreign Policies, Banking and Financial Law

 

Roles and Responsibilities (including past roles and responsibilities)

Teaching and Course Leadership 

September 2021-Present: UCLan University Cyprus, Pyla, Larnaca

Postgraduate Courses:

  • EU Single Market (LA4932) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • Advanced Legal Systems (LA4505) (2021-2022)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • EU Single Market Law (LW3025) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • Legal Method (LW1023) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • Comparative Law (LW1040) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • Legal Research and Reasoning (LW2020) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • Thinking and Arguing Law (LW1009) (2021-2022) (Module Leader)
  • EU law (LW2503) (2021-2022)
  • Public Law (LW1005) (2021-2022)

 

September 2019-September 2021: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Postgraduate Courses:

  • European Law Moot Court (LAWS11377) (2019-2021) (Course Organiser)
  • New Classics of EU Law (LAWS11420) (2019-2021) (Course Organiser)
  • The EU’s Changing Constitution (LAWS11417) (2019-2021)
  • Brexit: Withdrawal from the European Union (LAWS11378) (2019-2020) (Course Organiser)
  • Withdrawal from the EU and the Law (Brexit) (LAWS11391) Online Distance Learning (2019-2020) (Course Organiser)
  • EU Law (LAWS11392) Online Distance Learning (2019-2020)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • European Union Law (Ordinary) (LAWS08125) (2019-2021) (Course Organiser)
  • Scottish Legal System (LAWS08128) (2019-2021)
  • Brexit: Legal Issues around an Exit from the EU (LAWS10208) (2019-2020)
  • EU Law Honours I (LAWS10137) (2020-2021)

 

January 2016 – August 2019: UCLan University Cyprus, Pyla, Larnaca

Postgraduate Courses:

  • EU Competition Law (LA4601) (2015-2018) (Module Leader)
  • EU Single Market (LA4932) (2015-2019) (Module Leader)
  • EU Economic and Financial Governance (LA4603) (2018-2019) (Module Leader)
  • Law of International Financial Transactions (LA4948) (2018-2019)
  • Advanced Legal Systems (LA4505) (2018-2019)

Undergraduate Courses:

  • EU Business Law (LW3025) (2015-2016) (Module Leader)
  • EU Single Market Law (LW3025) (2016-2018) (Module Leader)
  • Street Law (LW1105) (2017-2019) (Module Leader)
  • Current Legal Issues in Cyprus (LW1113) (2017-2019)
  • EU law (LW2503) (2017-2019)
  • Foundations in Human Rights (LW1016) (2017-2019)
  • Public Law (LW1005) (2018-2019)
  • Consumer Law (LW2006) (2018-2019)

Administrative Roles

  • Research and Innovation Committee (RIC), Innovation and Enterprise Lead for the School of Law

 

Selective Publications 

  • Κατερίνα Καλαϊτζάκη, ‘Ο ρόλος της Βουλής των Αντιπροσώπων ως θεματοφύλακας των ευρωπαϊκών αρχών: Η περίπτωση της δημοκρατίας, της λογοδοσίας και του κράτους δικαίου’ (2021) (forthcoming)
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘The application of EU fundamental rights during the financial crisis: EU citizenship to the rescue?’ (2021) 27(2) European Public Law Journal 331-354
  • Stephanie Laulhé-Shaelou and Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘Of bits and pieces of EU law in territories. The many shades of European integration’ in Diane Fromage (ed.), (Re)defining Membership: Differentiation in and outside the European Union (OUP, 2021) (forthcoming)
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘Covid-19 and the Future of EU Citizenship: In need of a common EU crisis-mode response?’ European Futures (The University of Edinburgh), 5 November 2020, <https://www.europeanfutures.ed.ac.uk/covid-19-and-the-future-of-eu-citizenship-in-need-of-a-common-eu-crisis-mode-response/>
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘EU citizenship as a means of broadening the application of EU fundamental rights: developments and limits’ in Dimitry Kochenov, Nathan Cambien and Elise Muir (eds), European Citizenship Under Stress: Social Justice, Brexit and Other Challenges (Brill-Nijhoff, 2020)
  • Stephanie Laulhé-Shaelou and Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘Cyprus’ investment programme: The (ir)rationale behind its construction in times of crises’ (IMC Research Papers, 2021) (forthcoming)
  • Laulhé Shaelou and K. Kalaitzaki, ‘Cyprus Report’ in Jorrit J. Rijpma (ed.), Data Protection: Setting global standards for the right the personal data protection (Eleven International Publishing, FIDE XXIX Congress, Vol. 2, 2020)
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘EU citizenship as a means of empowerment for fundamental rights during the financial crisis’ (2018) 3 Special Section: European Papers Journal 1139-1158
  • Laulhé Shaelou and K. Kalaitzaki, ‘The effectiveness and application of EU Law by national courts: towards an internalisation of EU Law in Cyprus’ in C. Franklin, The effectiveness and application of EU and EEA Law in national courts (Intersentia, 2018)
  • Laulhé Shaelou and K. Kalaitzaki, ‘The application of the EU Charter in Cyprus’ in L. Burgorgue-Larsen,The EU Charter of Fundamental Rights seized by the national judges/La Charte des Droits Fondamentaux de l’Union Europénne saisie par les judges en Europe’ (Pedone, 2017) 211-260 (bilingual) (20,000 words)
  • Katerina Kalaitzaki, ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (Jean Monnet Module Working Paper Series 2/2016, School of Law, UCLan Cyprus, October 2016)

<http://www.uclancyprus.ac.cy/files/1014/7809/0976/JMMWP_Series2_Kalaitzaki.pdf>

 

Selective Conference and Seminar Presentations 

  • ‘The role of national parliaments as guardians of European values: the case of democracy, accountability and the rule of law in Cyprus’ (University of Lancaster, European Parliament Academic Research Network Seminar Series, February 2021)
  • ‘The role of the House of Representatives as a guardian of European values: The case of Democracy, Accountability and the Rule of Law’ (University of Nicosia/ House of Representatives Cyprus, Conference entitled: “The Institution of the House of Representatives (1960-2020)”, November 2020)
  • ‘EU citizenship in the aftermath of the financial crisis: Stripping away rights or granting further protection?’ (Keynote speech for the European Union Law and Governance in Populist Times, Jean Monnet Module, September 2020)
  • ‘Reinforcing the principle of effective judicial protection through EU citizenship: A new jurisdictional test’ (UACES 1st Virtual Conference, European Studies Conference, September 2020)
  • ‘Cyprus’ investment programme: The (ir)rationale behind its construction in times of crises’ (4th Annual Investment Migration Conference, Geneva, Conference entitled: “International Mobility of the Wealthy and Global Inequality”, June 2019)
  • ‘EU citizenship as a means of reinforcing the application of EU fundamental rights: challenges, developments and limits’ (LLS PhD Research Conference, Lancashire School of Law, June 2018)
  • ‘EU citizenship as a means of empowerment for fundamental rights during the financial crisis’ (Court of Justice of the European Union/ University of Luxembourg, Conference entitled “EU Citizenship, Federalism and Rights”, November 2017)
  • ‘The Reality of Socio-economic Rights during the Financial Crisis and EU Citizenship as a Means of Empowerment’ (UCLan Cyprus, JMM Conference entitled “The EU economic and financial crisis and ever after. The ‘protecting the wrong rights’ theory”, July 2017)
  • ‘The Relationship between the European Convention on Human rights and European Union Law during periods of crises’ (University of Nicosia, Conference under the auspices of the Cypriot Chairmanship entitled “The Inter-relationship between the ECHR and European Union Law”, March 2017)
  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (Centre for European Legal Studies of University of Cambridge (CELS) Workshop entitled “New Challenges to European Solidarity”, March 2017)
  • ‘The effectiveness of the Law of Insolvency of Credit Institutions in Cyprus’ (Central Bank of Cyprus, 1st Conference for law students and graduates, February 2017)
  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, 4th PhD Forum by NILG entitled “Law and Governance in Crisis-Ridden Union”, November 2016)
  • ‘The principle of European Solidarity and its application: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (UCLan Cyprus, JMM Workshop entitled “Future Trends in interdisciplinary research”, June 2016)
  • ‘The application of the principle of European Solidarity: Another victim of the EU Financial Crisis?’ (University of Lancaster, Annual Conference of the Socio-Legal Studies Association, April 2016)

 

Scholarships/Awards

  • Full 3-year PhD Scholarship awarded, University of Central Lancashire, 2016-2018