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Public Law

                        Professional address                              Contact Details

                        Akadimias 45, Athens                            npapaspyrou[at]law.uoa[dot]gr

                        Secretariat for Public Law                  



Nicholas Papaspyrou is Associate Professor of Public Law. He completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Athens (1995) and his graduate studies at the University of Oxford, Balliol College (MIur, 1996) and Harvard Law School (LLM 1997, SJD 2000) where he also was a graduate fellow at the Harvard Program for Ethics and a teaching (graduate) fellow at the Law School. He has served as the Secretary Special of the Hellenic Parliament (2009-2015) and as member of various law-drafting committees. His main areas of interest are constitutional theory, theory of public law, regulation and jurisprudence.


Books of his include:

Constitutional Liberty and Public Aims: In pursuit of a Legitimate Relation(Sakkoulas, 2019 – in Greek)

Constitutional Argument and Institutional Structure in the US(Hart Publishing, 2018)

The Pathways of European Constitutionalism: Trajectories and Junctures of the English, German and French Constitutional Traditions before the Great War(Alexandria, 2016 – in Greek)

His articles include:

On the Nature of Jurisprudence, Rechtstheorie (1999)

Immobilization of Securities, The Journal of International Banking Law (1996)



Nicholas Papaspyrou is also academic associate at the Scientific Council of the Hellenic Parliament. He comments regularly on constitutional matters in a Greek daily newspaper.