Mark Elliott

Photo 2017 [1]Mark Elliott is Professor of Public Law at the Faculty of LawUniversity of Cambridge, where he teaches Constitutional Law and Administrative Law, and a Fellow of St Catharine’s College, Cambridge, where he is Director of Studies in Law for first and second-year undergraduate students. He is the recipient of a University of Cambridge Pilkington Prize for Excellence in University Teaching. Mark is also Legal Adviser to the House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution, an External Fellow of the British Institute of International and Comparative Law’s Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law, and co-founder and co-convenor of a series of international Public Law Conferences. The third conference in the series, on the theme of “The Frontiers of Public Law”, is being organised under the joint auspices of the University of Cambridge Faculty of Law and Melbourne Law School; the conference will take place in Melbourne in July 2018.

Mark is the co-author of two leading texts in the area of public law. The fifth edition of Administrative Law, co-written with Jason Varuhas, was published by Oxford University Press in 2017. The third edition of Public Law, co-written with Robert Thomas, was also published in 2017 by Oxford University Press; it is the UK’s best-selling textbook in the field. Mark’s other books include Public Law Adjudication in Common Law Systems: Process and Substance (Hart Publishing 2016) (co-edited with John Bell, Jason Varuhas and Philip Murray), The Scope and Intensity of Substantive Review: Traversing Taggart’s Rainbow (Hart Publishing 2015) (co-edited with Hanna Wilberg), The Cambridge Companion to Public Law (Cambridge University Press 2015) (co-edited with David Feldman) and The Constitutional Foundations of Judicial Review (Hart Publishing 2000). Mark is also the author of numerous articles and essays on topics covering a wide range of public law issues. A full list of his publications can be found here.


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