Catherine Warin

EU and Luxembourgish Law

EU fundamental rights protection, EU administrative law, Law of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, EU asylum and immigration law, EU internal market law Luxembourgish public and administrative law, Human rights protection in Luxembourg

Professional experience

Dr. Catherine Warin is a Lecturer at the European Institute of Public Administration, which she joined in 2022. She is also the Director of the Master in European Legal Studies (MELS) offered in partnership with University of Lorraine. Her teaching and research interests lie with fundamental rights protection, especially in EU administrative law and in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. Catherine also holds teaching positions at the University of Luxembourg and at Sciences Po Paris. She is a re:constitution alumna (2021-2022) and she is a member of the Odysseus Network.

Catherine is a fully qualified lawyer at the Luxembourg Bar, specialized in transnational law and fundamental rights litigation before the Luxembourgish and European courts (CJEU and ECtHR). She is the vice-president of the Bar’s Immigration Law Commission and a member of the Bar’s Human Rights Commission.

In addition, Catherine is the co-founding president of Passerell, an NGO providing legal support to asylum seekers and vulnerable migrants in Luxembourg. She advises the organization on legal issues and she coordinates the team of volunteer lawyers doing advocacy work and research for individual cases.

Catherine is a graduate of the Ecole Normale supérieure de Cachan and Sciences Po Paris. She holds an LL.M. and a Ph.D. in European Union Law from the University of Luxembourg. Her Ph.D. thesis on ‘Individual rights under European Union Law’ was awarded the University of Luxembourg’s Pierre Pescatore Prize and was published as a monograph (Nomos, 2019).

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