Dr Okeoghene Odudu

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Okeoghene Odudu is a Herchel Smith Lecturer and Fellow in Law at Emmanuel College, Cambridge where he served as Deputy Director of the Centre for European Legal Studies from September 2006 until December 2010 and has been co-editor of the Cambridge Yearbook of European Legal Studies since 2008. From September 2004 to September 2006 he lectured in Competition Law at the School of Law, King’s College, London. He read law as an undergraduate at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and received an MA in Criminology from Keele University (funded by the Economic Social Research council - ESRC), before moving to Keble College, Oxford, to engage in Competition Law research for which he received a Doctorate in 2003. During his time as a doctoral student, Okeoghene was awarded a Scholarship by the Kennedy Memorial Trust and spent a year at the European Law Research centre, Harvard Law School, conducting research on various aspects of US Antitrust.

His other research focus on the relationship between the market and State, examining the ability to apply competition law to State owned and State funded service providers, focusing on the National Health Service in England. Okeoghene received a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship to conduct research into the application of competition law to NHS institutions in England.