Elspeth Guild

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Elspeth Guild

Associate Senior Research Fellow

Elspeth Guild is Associate Senior Research Fellow at CEPS. She is also Jean Monnet Professor ad personam at Queen Mary, University of London as well as at the Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands. She is a partner at the London law firm, Kingsley Napley, Brussels. She is also a visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges. She was special advisor to the House of Lords European Union Committee’s Inquiry into Economic Migration in 2005. Her interests and expertise lies primarily in the area of EU law, in particular EU Justice and Home Affairs (including immigration, asylum, border controls, criminal law and police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters). She also researches EU privacy and data protection law and the nexus with human rights. Professor Guild provides regular advice to the European Parliament, the European Commission, the Council of Europe and other European and international organizations (such as the UNHCR) on free movement of persons, migration and asylum. 

Areas of Expertise: 
Citizenship, Migration and Asylum Policies, Police and Judicial Cooperation in Criminal Matters, Human Rights Law
Ph.D. (Radboud University Nijmegen)
English, French, Greek

CEPS Publications authored by Elspeth Guild