Christopher Whelan

Associate Director, International Law Programmes, Department for Continuing Education

Other affiliations

Wolfson College


Dr Christopher Whelan is Associate Director of International Law Programmes at the University of Oxford, Visiting Professor of Law at Washington & Lee University School of Law (since 2005, Spring Semester) in Virginia, USA, and Occasional Lecturer at Bucerius Law School in Hamburg, Germany. 

He is also a practising barrister, specialising in Employment Law, at 3PB in the Temple.   His current research interests are in the fields of Lawyers’ Ethics and European Union Law.  He has over 70 publications on a wide variety of topics.  In addition to W&L and Bucerius, he has visited and taught at the University of California at Berkeley, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of South Carolina (where he held the Senator Strom Thurmond Distinguished Visitor Chair) and the Ohio State University.

You can download Dr Whelan's full cv here.

Research Interests

Legal Profession, Ethics, European Union