Dimitrios Kyriazis is a tutor and doctoral researcher in law at the University of Oxford, a Clarendon and Onassis scholar, and a convenor of Oxford’s EU Law Discussion Group. His thesis examines the interaction between EU state aid rules and national tax measures, exploring, in particular, the extent to which EU state aid policy can serve as a tool against harmful tax competition between Member States. In this context, emphasis is placed on the recent Commission investigations into multinationals' tax arrangements. His supervisor is Professor Stephen Weatherill, Jacques Delors Professor of European Law.
Dimitrios obtained his LL.B. (Distinction) at the University of Athens, graduating top of his class. He also holds an MJur (Distinction) from the University of Oxford, graduating top of his class (Clifford Chance Prize), with the support of an Onassis Foundation scholarship. He completed his MPhil in Law (Distinction) as a Light Senior Scholar at St Catherine's College. He has been a guest lecturer at Leiden University and Queen Mary University of London, has taught on the BCL/MJur and has previously practiced law in Brussels and Athens, primarily working on state aid, M&A, competition and banking law.
European Union Law; Competition Law; Taxation; Human Rights Law