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LLB, Queen's University Belfast
MSSc (with distinction), Queen's University Belfast
Diploma in European Public Law, European Public Law Centre
PhD, Queen's University Belfast
Certificate in Professional Legal Studies, Queen's University Belfast
Gordon Anthony was appointed as a Professor in the Law School in 2010, having previously held the positions of Lecturer (1999-2003), Senior Lecturer (2003-2009), and Reader (2009-2010). His main research interests lie in the fields of judicial review, public authority liability, and the relationship between UK public law and EU law and the ECHR. He has published widely in these areas, and his authored books include: Textbook on Administrative Law (Oxford University Press, 6th ed, 2009, with Peter Leyland (Chinese Edition, Peking University Press, 2007); Judicial Review in Northern Ireland (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2008); and UK Public Law and European Law: The Dynamics of Legal Integration (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2002). He has also been a contributing editor to a number of books that include Values in Global Administrative Law (Hart Publishing, Oxford, 2011, eds with Jean-Bernard Auby, John Morison and Tom Zwart) and Judges, Transition and Human Rights: Essays in Memory of Stephen Livingstone (Oxford University Press, 2007, eds with John Morison and Kieran McEvoy).
Professor Anthony has held visiting positions at the Academy of European Public Law in Greece; Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Lisbon campus); Université Montisquieu-Bordeaux IV; the University of Utrecht; and the Federal District Courts of Los Angeles. His current external affiliations include membership of the European Group of Public Law, Athens Greece, and the position of Northern Ireland rapporteur to the European Public Law journal. He is also the Principal Investigator on an ESRC funded project on use of the term “public interest” in, and by, UK Courts (RES-062-23-1996; co-investigators, Prof John Morison and Dr Dimitrios Doukas).
- Rights and Accountability
- Rights and Accountability (MLegSc)
European Integration, Constitutional and Administrative Law, Impact of European Law on Domestic Public Law Systems.
‘Positive Obligations and Policing in the House of Lords’ (2009) European Human Rights Law Review 538
‘Judicial Review in Northern Ireland: A Guide the “Real” Devolution Issues’  14 Judicial Review
‘Human Rights and the Public-Private Divide in the UK’s Multi-level Constitution’ in P Pavlopoulos and S Flogaitis (eds), Multi-level Governance and Administrative Reform in the 21st Century (Esperia Publications, London, 2008), pp 237
‘The Negligence Liability of Public Authorities: Was the Old Law the Right Law?’ (2006) 57 Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly 409
‘Public Law, Pluralism, and Religion in Europe: Accommodating the Challenge of Globalisation’ (2005) 17 European Review of Public Law/Revue Europeenne de Droit Public 47
‘Clustered Convergence? European Fundamental Rights Standards in Irish and UK Public Law’ (2004) Public Law 282