BA (Malta), Dip. Not. Pub. (Malta), LLD (Malta), LLM (Aberdeen), PhD (Aberdeen)
Justin Borg-Barthet studied Law and European Studies at the University of Malta. After qualifying as an advocate in Malta, he pursued postgraduate studies at the University of Aberdeen. This was followed by a lectureship at the University of Dundee. He joined the School of Law as a lecturer in September 2012.
Justin's research explores the legitimacy of the private international law of the European Union, with particular reference to the principle of mutual recognition. He has published work on a range of topics, including European company law, online gambling and the recognition of same-sex relationships. The work addresses the balance between individual freedoms and the residual rights of EU Member States to govern their socio-economic affairs.