Biography

Mikołaj Barczentewicz is a Research Associate of the Law Faculty's Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government. He is also a Lecturer in Public Law and Legal Theory as well as the Research Director of the Surrey Law and Technology Hub at the University of Surrey School of Law. Previously, he taught public law, jurisprudence, EU law, and Roman law for Oxford law students and worked as a Lecturer at Jesus College, Oxford.

Mikołaj completed his DPhil in Law at the University of Oxford. He holds a Polish law degree from the University of Warsaw, as well as MJur (Distinction) and MPhil in Law (Distinction) degrees from the University of Oxford.

He specialises in law & technology, public law (constitutional and administrative law), and in legal theory (philosophy of law). You can read more about his research on his website barczentewicz.com.

Mikołaj was awarded a scholarship for 2015/16 and 2016/17 by the University's Programme for the Foundations of Law and Constitutional Government. Previously, he was supported by the Oxford Centre for Ethics and Philosophy of Law.

Before coming to Oxford, Mikołaj worked as a lawyer specialising in European Union law (competition law and pharmaceutical regulation) and Polish public law. He was also a plaintiff pro se in a high-profile cause litigation against the President of Poland aimed at broadening the scope of freedom of information in Poland.

Between 2013 and 2017 Mikołaj was a co-convenor of the Oxford Jurisprudence Discussion Group.