Cristina Saenz Perez

Graduate Research Assistant

LLB (University of Valencia), BBA (University of Valencia), LLM (University of Turin), Member of the Spanish Bar Association


Cristina joined the department as a Graduate Research Assistant in September 2016, having previously completed a double degree in Law and Business at the University of Valencia (Spain), and an LLM at the United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (Turin, Italy). She previously worked as a research associate at the department of criminal law of the University of Parma (Italy).

Research interests

Cristina’s main research interest lies in the field of EU law, and more specifically in the development of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (judicial and police cooperation in criminal matters), and the protection of fundamental rights within this area. Her PhD analyses the fundamental rights' implications of the application of the principle of mutual recognition to the area of EU criminal law.

Current teaching

Brexit: The Future of the UK in Europe (LLM)

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