Biography

Menelaos is a DPhil candidate in comparative public law and EU law. His thesis looks at the legal implications of the Euro crisis, the emphasis being on political and legal accountability in EU economic governance. He is supervised by Professor Paul Craig.

Menelaos holds degrees from the Universities of Athens (LLB) and Oxford (MJur). He has previously been an intern at the Greek Parliament, and a junior associate in DY Law Firm in Athens, Greece, where he worked on cases in administrative law, environmental law, planning law, public procurement law, energy law, competition law, tax law, and human rights law. He was admitted to the Athens Bar Association in April 2013. He has further lectured EU law at Oxford and Buckingham, his lectures primarily focusing on EU constitutional law, judicial review in the EU, internal market law, and EU citizenship. Menelaos has been awarded a number of prestigious scholarships and awards, including an Academy of Athens scholarship, a Graduate Assistance Fund scholarship by the Oxford Law Faculty, the Modern Law Review award, and a college fee bursary by Wolfson College.

Languages: English; French; German; and Greek.

Publications

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  • M Markakis and Paul Craig, 'Constitutional Framework for the Reform of EMU' in Fabian Amtenbrink and Christoph Herrmann (eds), The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union (OUP 2017) (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis and Paul Craig, 'Proposals for Structural and Substantive Reforms' in Fabian Amtenbrink and Christoph Herrmann (eds), The EU Law of Economic and Monetary Union (OUP 2017) (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis and others, 'Ensuring the Accountability of the Eurozone Treasury' (2016) 2 Review of European and Transatlantic Affairs 7
  • M Markakis and Paul Craig, 'Gauweiler and the Legality of Outright Monetary Transactions' (2016) 41 European Law Review 4
  • M Markakis, 'Legal Issues Arising from the Brexit Referendum' (2016) International Journal of Legal Information (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis, 'Political and Legal Accountability in the European Banking Union: A First Assessment' in Dávid Újhelyi, Balázs Tárnok and Petra Láncos (eds), Hungarian Yearbook of International and European Law (Eleven Publishing 2016) (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis and Paul Craig, 'The Euro Area, its Regulation and Impact on Non-Euro Member States' in Panos Koutrakos and Jukka Snell (eds), Research Handbook on the Law of the EU's Internal Market (Edward Elgar 2016) (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis, 'The Implications of the Revised EU Economic Governance Framework for National Economic Policy' in Theodora Antoniou and Markus Heintzen (eds), title tbc (2016) (forthcoming)
  • M Markakis, 'CJEU Holds the Data Retention Directive Invalid' in Laura Hilly and Richard Martin (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015 (OUP 2015)
  • M Markakis, 'Concerns about Greece from the European Commission against Racism and Intolerance' in Laura Hilly and Richard Martin (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015 (OUP 2015)
  • M Markakis, 'One May Not Retain Personal Data Forever: The Judgment in Google Spain' in Laura Hilly and Richard Martin (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015 (OUP 2015)
  • M Markakis, 'The CJEU's Ruling in AMS and the Horizontal Effect of the Charter' in Laura Hilly and Richard Martin (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015 (OUP 2015)
  • M Markakis, 'European Court of Human Rights Rules on Same-Sex Civil Partnerships' in Laura Hilly and Claire Overman (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2012-2013 (Hart Publishing 2014)
  • M Markakis, 'German Federal Constitutional Court Says No Civilian War Damages for NATO Air Strike in Serbia' in Laura Hilly and Claire Overman (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2012-2013 (Hart Publishing 2014)
  • M Markakis, 'Kadi II: Fundamental Rights and International Terrorism' in Laura Hilly and Claire Overman (eds), Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2012-2013 (Hart Publishing 2014)
  • M Markakis, 'The Horizontal Direct Application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU after Case C-176/12 AMS' (2014) Το Σύνταγμα 721
    (in Greek)
  • M Markakis, 'Antonios Maniatis, The democratisation of mass media, Ant. N. Sakkoulas Publications, Athens-Komotini 2008, 251 pages' (2009) 22 Εφαρμογές Δημοσίου Δικαίου 417 [Review]
    (in Greek)

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Research Interests

Comparative Public Law; European Union Law; Human Rights Law

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