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FTB strengthens links with academia with appointment of academic tenant and two new members for its Academic Panel

Francis Taylor Building has bolstered its links with academia through the appointments of Professor Gordon Anthony as an Academic Tenant and Dr Eloise Ellis and Dr Ciara Brennan as new members of the set’s Academic Panel.

  • Gordon Anthony is Professor of Public Law in the School of Law, Queen’s University Belfast, and Director of Internationalisation in the School. His main research interests are in the areas of judicial review, public authority liability, and the relationship between UK law and European law.
  • Dr Eloise Ellis is a Senior Lecturer at the University of East Anglia where she has taught public law and European law since 2011. Dr Ellis is currently the Law School’s Director of Learning and Teaching.
  • Dr Ciara Brennan is a Lecturer at Newcastle University where she has taught Environmental Law at undergraduate and postgraduate levels since 2012. Her research focuses on environmental justice, environmental rights, environmental governance, and specifically the enforcement of environmental law in Northern Ireland.

FTB set up its Academic Panel to foster closer links with the academic world, and to exchange ideas on developments of interest in planning, environmental, public and licensing law. It now comprises ten members who are based in academic institutions in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Prof Anthony, Dr Ellis and Dr Brennan will be speaking on topical public law issues at a FTB webinar at 10am on Tuesday 15 September 2020, to be chaired by Richard Honey who co-ordinates the Academic Panel and heads the FTB public law practice group.  You can book a place on the webinar here.

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