Emyr Lewis

 Emyr Lewis

Professor

Head of Department - Aberystwyth Law School

Department of Law & Criminology

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Professor Emyr Lewis was appointed to be the Head of Department in September 2019.  Before then was a practising lawyer in one of Wales' largest law offices, where he was Senior Partner, specialising in Public Law, Commercial Law and the law of State Aid and Public Procurement. During his time in practice he also worked for 12 years as the United Kingdom member on COMEX, the Council of Europe's Committee of Experts monitoring states' compliance with the European Charter for Regional and Minority Languages, and was Senior Fellow in Welsh Law at the Wales Governance Centre at Cardiff University. He has given evidence to UK and Welsh Parliamentary Committees on devolution, language law and children's rights.  He is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court and a member of the Wales Advisory Committee of the Law Commission.

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