Dorota Leczykiewicz

Associate Professor of Law

Faculty officer role(s):

Associate Dean for Graduate Students (Taught)


Dr Dorota Leczykiewicz is Associate Professor of Law and an Official Fellow of St Peter's College. She was previously a Junior Research Fellow and then a Fellow by Special Election at Trinity College, Oxford, a Leverhulme Trust Early Career Fellow in the Oxford Faculty of Law, and a Marie Curie Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Her research interests focus on English and comparative Tort law, legal reasoning, European private law and EU constitutional law, in particular, EU fundamental rights. She has recently authored chapters on 'Judicial Development of EU Fundamental Rights Law in the Digital Era', published in General Principles of EU Law and the EU Digital Order (Kluwer Law International 2020) and the reform of the French civil law liability regime, 'Loss and its Compensation in the Proposed New French Regime of Extra-contractual Liability', published in Jean-Sébastien Borghetti and Simon Whittaker (eds), French Civil Liability in Comparative Perspective (Hart Publishing 2019), as well as an article - 'Prohibition of Abusive Practices as a 'General Principle' of EU Law', published in the Common Market Law Review.

In the Faculty, Dr Leczykiewicz gives lectures in EU law and teaches on the BCL/MJur courses of Private Law and Fundamental Rights and the Constitutional Principles of the EU. At St Peter's College, she teaches tutorials in EU law and Tort law. She is supervising doctoral students conducting reseaerch in EU, comparative and private law.


Research Interests

EU law, Tort law, European and comparative private law, Legal reasoning