Allan Francis Tatham

Lecturer in EU law, Faculty of Law, CEU San Pablo University

Professional experience

• B.A. (Hons.) in Law in 1987, Bachelor in Civil Law (Master’s degree) in 1990, both at Hatfield College, University of Durham (England)
• Law Reports International, Trinity College, University of Oxford (1987-1990)
• Studio Legale Eugenio Grippo, Milan, Italy (1991)
• Bar School (1991-1992) and called to the English Bar as barrister (1992)
• Lecturer and Honorary Faculty Professor, ELTE Faculty of Law, Budapest (Hungary) 1993-1995; 2002-2011
• Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Péter Pázmány Catholic University, Budapest, 1995-2011
• Legal advisor and P.A. to the Ambassador, Delegation of the European Commission to Hungary, 1998-2001
• Visiting lecturer, Hungarian Judicial Academy, Budapest (2007-2011)
• Ph.D. in Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Leiden (Netherlands), successfully defended in 2011: “Central European Constitutional Courts in the Face of EU Membership: The Influence of the German Model of Integration in Hungary and Poland.” Research was conducted into how the Federal Constitutional Court’s approach to EU law has impacted on the reasoning of the Hungarian and Polish constitutional tribunals in their decision-making
• Since 2011, lecturer in EU law, Faculty of Law, CEU San Pablo University, Madri

Publications

Books (most recent)
• EC Law in Practice: A Case Study Approach, HVG-ORAC, Budapest (2006)
• The Transformation of the Hungarian Legal Order 1985-2005, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn (2007) – co-editor (with A. Jakab and P. Takács)
• Enlargement of the European Union, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn (2009)
• EU and Turkey: Bridging Differences, İKV Publications, Istanbul (2011) – co-editor (with H. Kabaalioğlu and A. Ott)
• Central European Constitutional Courts in the Face of EU Membership: The Influence of the German Model of Integration in Hungary and Poland, Martinus Nijhoff (Brill), Leiden (2013)

Recent Articles and Research Papers (most recent)

• “Parliamentary Reform 1832-1911 in England” 10 Rechtsgeschichliche Vorträge/Lectures in Legal History, ELTE, Budapest (1999, reprinted 2005)
• “Ensuring compliance? Enhancing judicial application of the acquis communautaire before accession,” CLEER Working Papers 2009/5, TMC Asser Institute, The Hague (2009)
• “Exporting the EU Model: A Judicial Dimension for EU International Relations?” (2010) LXIII Studia Diplomatica No. 3-4
• “In the judicial steps of Bolívar and Morazán? Supranational Court Conversations between Europe and Latin America” (2011) 13/1 European Journal of Law Reform 157
• “The Impact of Training and Language Competence on Judicial Application of EU Law in Hungary” (2012) 18 European Law Journal 577-594
• “Preserving Sovereignty, Delaying the Supranational Constitutional Moment? The CJEU as the Anti-Model for regional judiciaries,” Documento de Trabajo: Serie Unión Europea y Relaciones Internacionales, Número 58/2012, IDEE, CEU Universidad San Pablo, Madrid

Contributions to Books (most recent)

• “Impact of European Law in the National Arena: Reply to András Jakab’s intervention,” in A. Jakab, P. Takács & A. Tatham (eds.), The Transformation of the Hungarian Legal Order 1985-2005, Kluwer Law International, Alphen aan den Rijn (2007), 620
• “Liability of Public Authorities in England and France. Damages for Breach of EC law after Francovich and Brasserie,” in T. Biernat (ed.), Studia Prawnicze: Rozprawy i Materiały, Krakowska Akademia im. Andrzeja Frycza Modrzewskiego, Kraków (2009), 101
• “Ensuring Compliance? Enhancing Judicial Application of the acquis communautaire before Accession,” in H. Kabaalioğlu, A. Ott & A.F. Tatham (eds.), EU and Turkey: Bridging Differences, İKV Publications, Istanbul (2011)
• “‘Don’t Mention Divorce at the Wedding, Darling’! EU Accession and Withdrawal after Lisbon,” in P. Eeckhout, A. Biondi & S. Ripley (eds.), European Union Law after the Lisbon Treaty, Oxford University Press, Oxford (2012)