Violeta Moreno-Lax (ES) is Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Law, founder of the Immigration Law programme, and co-Director of the Centre for European and International Legal Affairs (CEILA) at Queen Mary University of London. She is also a Legal Adviser of the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), Project Lead of the Search and Rescue Observatory for the Mediterranean (SAROBMED), Senior Fellow of the Centre of European Law at King’s College London, EU Asylum Law Coordinator of the Refugee Law Initiative of the University of London, Co-Chair of The Refugee Law Observatory, and Steering Committee Member of the Migration Law Network. She also regularly consults for the EU institutions and other organisations active in the field of justice and home affairs. She has previously been a Lecturer in Law at the Universities of Liverpool and Oxford and held visiting positions at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative Public Law and International Law and The Hague Academy of International Law as well as at the Universities of Macquarie, New South Wales, Oxford, and Nijmegen. She has published widely in the areas of international and European refugee and migration law, including her recent monograph Accessing Asylum in Europe (Oxford University Press, 2017).

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