Dr Aurelien Portuese

Job: Senior Lecturer in Law

Faculty: Business and Law

School/department: Faculty of Business and Law

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH.

T: Ext 6614

E: aurelien.portuese@dmu.ac.uk

W: http://dmu.ac.uk/bal

Social Media: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aurelienportuese/


Personal profile

Aurelien Portuese is Senior Lecturer in Law at Leicester De Montfort Law School. He teaches EU Law, International Sales Law, Commercial Law, English and European Legal Contexts, and is acting as supervisor of students at the Legal Advice Centre.

Aurelien is author of academic journal articles and book chapters on EU law, Law & Economics, and Competition/Antitrust law. He participated in a number of international conferences. 

Visiting Lecturer at King’s College London, Dr. Aurelien Portuese has also been a Visiting Scholar in 2017 at the Centre for Competition Law & Policy of the University of Oxford.

Previously, Dr. Aurelien Portuese have taught at Sciences Po Paris, the University of Westminster (London), the University of Opale Coast (‘ULCO‘) at Boulogne-sur-Mer, and the Conservatoire National des Arts et Métiers of Paris.

Aurelien Portuese has passed the Paris Bar Exam and practiced in a commercial law firm in Paris. He then opened a solo law firm at Boulogne-sur-Mer before his full-time positions in academia.

Publications and outputs 

Portuese, A (2017) Symposium on Google Search (Shopping) Decision ∙ Fine is Only One Click Away
European Competition and Regulatory Law Review, Volume 1, Issue 3, pp. 198 203  DOI: https://doi.org/10.21552/core/2017/3/6

(2015) European Integration. In: Backhaus J. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Law and Economics: SpringerReference (www.springerreference.com). Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg ;

(2014) European Regulatory Framework for Money Market Funds. With Professor Ian MacNeil. In Joseph  Tanega et Viktoria Baklanova (Eds.), Money Market Funds in the US and in the EU. Oxford: Oxford University Press;

(2014) The Case for a New Approach to Law and Economics, In K.Mathis (Ed.) Law and Economics in Europe, Series : Economic Analysis of Law in Legal Scholarship, pp.275-328. Springer Books. DOI : 10.1007/978-94-007-7110-9_12 ;

 (2013) The Principle of Legal Certainty in EU Law. European Journal of Law and Economics, p.1, DOI : 10.1007/s10657-014-9435-2 ;

(2012) Law and Outsider Norms, Processes and « Othering » in the 21st Century. Book Review. Common Market Law Review, Issue 6, p.439.

 (2012) The Principle of Proportionality and Economic Efficiency. European Law Journal. Vol.19, n°5, pp.612-635 ;

(2011) Principle of Subsidiarity as Principle of Economic Efficiency. Columbia Journal of European Law. Vol.17, p.231 ;

 (2010) Law and Economics of the European Multilingualism. European Journal of Law and Economics. Vol.34, n°2, pp.279-325, DOI : 10.1007/s10657-010-9171-1 ;

(2011) The Cost of Multilingualism, In J. Roka (Dir.) Concepts and Consequences of Multilingualism in Europe.  Budapest: Budapest Communication and Business College Publishers 

(2010) Economics of European Languages, In B. Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk et H. Pulaczewska (Di.)   “Intercultural Europe. Arenas of Difference, Communication and Mediation”. Stuttgart: Ibidem-Verlag

(2011) A Darwinian Account of the Current Multilingualism. Revista Portuguesa de Filosofia. T.66, Fasc.4, pp.819-854 

Research interests/expertise

Algorithmic Antitrust; Digital Competition; Competition Law & Economics

Areas of teaching

EU Law; Introduction to Law; Commercial Law; Competition Law


  • Ph.D in Law, University of Paris II Pantheon-Assas (Sorbonne)

PhD Title: “The Principle of Economic Efficiency in the European Case-Law”, supervised by Professors Louis Vogel and Bruno Deffains

  • MSc. in Political Economy, London School of Economics

  • MA in European Affairs, Sciences Po Paris

  • LL.M European Master in Law & Economics, Universities of Bologna (Italy), Gent (Belgium), and Hamburg (Germany)

  • Maitrise in EU Law, University of Aix-Marseille

  • Paris Bar Exam

Media Contact Areas

Dr. Aurelien Portuese is happy to be contacted by the media for inquiries in the areas of antitrust/competition law and of Law & Economics.


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