Dr Anne Thies

  • Senior Lecturer in International and European Law (School of Law)

telephone: 0141 330 7463
email: Anne.Thies@glasgow.ac.uk
pronouns: She/her/hers

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ORCID iDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-1251-6824

Biography

Anne Thies joined the School of Law as Senior Lecturer in International and European Law in December 2022. She was previously an Associate Professor in Law at the University of Reading, UK. Anne has held various visiting positions at universities in Germany, Spain and Switzerland, and a Jean Monnet Fellowship at the European University Institute in Fiesole, Italy. 

Amongst her publications is a monograph, International Trade Disputes and EU Liability (CUP 2013), and co-edited books on EU external relations law: Cremona, Thies and Wessel (eds), The European Union and International Dispute Settlement (Hart 2017); and Cremona and Thies (eds), The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law – Constitutional Challenges (Hart 2014). 

In 2017, Anne established, together with Christina Eckes (Amsterdam) and Piet Eeckhout (UCL), the first academic law journal in the field of EU external relations law, Europe and the World – A Law Review (UCL Press), which has been accepted into the Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAJ) index. In 2012, Anne co-founded the ESIL Interest Group ‘The EU as a Global Actor’ and was one of its elected co-convenors until 2022. She is a member of the German Society of International Law (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationales Recht). Anne acts as reviewer for various publishing houses and is member of the UCL Press Journals Committee. 

Anne is a qualified lawyer in Germany, holds an LLM from the University of London (LSE) and a Dr. iur. from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich, Germany. 

Anne is the Law School’s ECDP (Early Career Development Programme) Coordinator.

Research interests

Dr Thies’ research spans EU and international law, with a particular focus on EU external relations law, and including international trade law and international dispute settlement.

Publications

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Number of items: 24.

2022

Thies, A. (2022) EU general principles in external relations: shaping the EU as a global actor and dealing with its accountability. In: Ziegler, K. S., Neuvonen, P. J. and Moreno-Lax, V. (eds.) Research Handbook on General Principles in EU Law. Series: Research Handbooks in European Law. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 576-592. ISBN 9781784712372 (doi: 10.4337/9781784712389.00046)

Thies, A. (2022) The impact of obligations under international agreements on the (judicial) review of EU measures: Stichting Natuur en Milieu and Pesticide Action Network Europe. In: Butler, G. and Wessel, R. A. (eds.) EU External Relations Law: The Cases in Context. Hart Publishing, pp. 775-786. ISBN 9781509939695 (doi: 10.5040/9781509939725.ch-071)

2020

Thies, A. (2020) The EU’s law and policy framework for the promotion of gender equality in the world. In: Giegerich, T. (ed.) The European Union as Protector and Promoter of Equality. Series: European Union and its Neighbours in a Globalized World, 1. Springer, pp. 429-454. ISBN 9783030437633 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-43764-0_22)

Thies, A. (2020) Principles of EU external action. In: Wessel, R. A. and Larik, J. (eds.) EU External Relations Law: Text, Cases and Materials [2 ed.]. Hart Publishing, pp. 29-60. ISBN 9781509926763

2019

Thies, A. (2019) The Lisbon Treaty and EU external relations law: accommodating stakeholders, values, principles and objectives. In: Södersten, A. (ed.) The Lisbon Treaty 10 years on: Success or Failure? Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, pp. 63-89. ISBN 918512995X

2018

Thies, A. (2018) The search for effectiveness and the need for loyalty in EU external action. In: Cremona, M. (ed.) Structural Principles in EU External Relations Law. Hart Publishing, pp. 263-290. ISBN 9781782259978 (doi: 10.5040/9781782259985.ch-011)

2017

Cremona, M., Thies, A. and Wessel, R. A. (Eds.) (2017) The European Union and International Dispute Settlement. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509903238

Thies, A. (2017) European Union member states and state–state arbitration: what’s left? In: Cremona, M., Thies, A. and Wessel, R. A. (eds.) The European Union and International Dispute Settlement. Hart Publishing, pp. 133-158. ISBN 9781509903238 (doi: 10.5040/9781509903269.ch-008)

2014

Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (Eds.) (2014) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law: Constitutional Challenges. Series: Modern Studies in European Law. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781849465045

Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (2014) Introduction. In: Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (eds.) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law : Constitutional Challenges. Hart Publishing, pp. 1-12. ISBN 9781849465045 (doi: 10.5040/9781474201599.ch-001)

Thies, A. (2014) General principles in the development of EU external relations law. In: Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (eds.) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law : Constitutional Challenges. Hart Publishing, pp. 139-164. ISBN 9781849465045 (doi: 10.5040/9781474201599.ch-008)

2013

Isikiel, T. and Thies, A. (Eds.) (2013) Changing Subjects: Rights, Remedies and Responsibilities of Individuals Under Global Legal Pluralism. Global Constitutionalism. 2(2) [Edited Journal]

Isiksel, T. and Thies, A. (2013) Introduction. Global Constitutionalism, 2(2), pp. 151-159. (doi: 10.1017/S2045381713000117)

Thies, A. (2013) EU membership of the WTO: international trade disputes and judicial protection of individuals by EU Courts. Global Constitutionalism, 2(2), pp. 237-261. (doi: 10.1017/S2045381713000105)

Thies, A. (2013) International Trade Disputes and EU Liability. Series: Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107009660 (doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511842078)

De Witte, B. and Thies, A. (2013) Why choose Europe? The place of the European Union in the architecture of international legal cooperation. In: Van Vooren, B., Blockmans, S. and Wouters, J. (eds.) The EU's Role in Global Governance: The Legal Dimension. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 23-38. ISBN 9780199659654 (doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659654.003.0003)

2012

Thies, A. (2012) Le devoir de coopération loyale dans le cadre de l’action extérieure. In: Neframi, E. (ed.) Objectifs et Compétences dans l’Union Européenne. Bruylant: Brussels, pp. 311-336. ISBN 9782802735380

Thies, A. (2012) Shared competence and the EU Member States’ obligation to refrain from unilateral external action: PFOS and beyond. In: Diez-Hochleitner, J., Martinez Capdevila, C., Blazquez Navarro, I. and Frutos Miranda, J. (eds.) Recent trends in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the EU (2008-2011). La Ley: Madrid, pp. 703-728. ISBN 9788490200513

2010

Thies, A. (2010) The locus standi of the Regions before EU Courts. In: Panara, C. and De Becker, A. (eds.) The Role of the Regions in EU Governance. Springer, pp. 25-53. ISBN 9783642119026 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-11903-3_2)

2009

Thies, A. (2009) The impact of general principles of EC law on its liability regime towards retaliation victims after FIAMM. European Law Review, 34(6), pp. 889-913.

2006

Thies, A. (2006) International Trade Regulation; Law and Policy in the WTO, The European Union and Switzerland: Cases, Materials and Comments, by Thomas Cottier, Matthias Oesch and Thomas M. Common Market Law Review, 43(6), pp. 1768-1770. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006108)[Book Review]

Thies, A. (2006) Cases T-69/00, FIAMM and FIAMM Technologies, T-151/00, Le Laboratoire du Bain, T-301/00, Fremaux, T-320/00, CD Cartondruck AG, T-383/00, Beamglow Ltd and T-135/01, Giorgio Fedon & Figli S.p.A., Fedon S.r.l. and Fedon America USA Inc., Judgments of 14 December 2005, Grand Chamber of the Court of First Instance, nyr. Common Market Law Review, 43(4), pp. 1145-1168. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006052)

Thies, A. (2006) Basic Legal Instruments for the Liberalisation of Trade, by Federico Ortino. (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2004). Common Market Law Review, 43(2), pp. 611-612. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006018)[Book Review]

2004

Thies, A. (2004) Biret and beyond: The status of WTO rulings in EC law. Common Market Law Review, 41(6), pp. 1661-1682. (doi: 10.54648/cola2004060)

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Number of items: 25.

Articles

Isiksel, T. and Thies, A. (2013) Introduction. Global Constitutionalism, 2(2), pp. 151-159. (doi: 10.1017/S2045381713000117)

Thies, A. (2013) EU membership of the WTO: international trade disputes and judicial protection of individuals by EU Courts. Global Constitutionalism, 2(2), pp. 237-261. (doi: 10.1017/S2045381713000105)

Thies, A. (2009) The impact of general principles of EC law on its liability regime towards retaliation victims after FIAMM. European Law Review, 34(6), pp. 889-913.

Thies, A. (2006) Cases T-69/00, FIAMM and FIAMM Technologies, T-151/00, Le Laboratoire du Bain, T-301/00, Fremaux, T-320/00, CD Cartondruck AG, T-383/00, Beamglow Ltd and T-135/01, Giorgio Fedon & Figli S.p.A., Fedon S.r.l. and Fedon America USA Inc., Judgments of 14 December 2005, Grand Chamber of the Court of First Instance, nyr. Common Market Law Review, 43(4), pp. 1145-1168. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006052)

Thies, A. (2004) Biret and beyond: The status of WTO rulings in EC law. Common Market Law Review, 41(6), pp. 1661-1682. (doi: 10.54648/cola2004060)

Books

Thies, A. (2013) International Trade Disputes and EU Liability. Series: Cambridge Studies in European Law and Policy. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107009660 (doi: 10.1017/CBO9780511842078)

Book Sections

Thies, A. (2022) EU general principles in external relations: shaping the EU as a global actor and dealing with its accountability. In: Ziegler, K. S., Neuvonen, P. J. and Moreno-Lax, V. (eds.) Research Handbook on General Principles in EU Law. Series: Research Handbooks in European Law. Edward Elgar Publishing, pp. 576-592. ISBN 9781784712372 (doi: 10.4337/9781784712389.00046)

Thies, A. (2022) The impact of obligations under international agreements on the (judicial) review of EU measures: Stichting Natuur en Milieu and Pesticide Action Network Europe. In: Butler, G. and Wessel, R. A. (eds.) EU External Relations Law: The Cases in Context. Hart Publishing, pp. 775-786. ISBN 9781509939695 (doi: 10.5040/9781509939725.ch-071)

Thies, A. (2020) The EU’s law and policy framework for the promotion of gender equality in the world. In: Giegerich, T. (ed.) The European Union as Protector and Promoter of Equality. Series: European Union and its Neighbours in a Globalized World, 1. Springer, pp. 429-454. ISBN 9783030437633 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-030-43764-0_22)

Thies, A. (2020) Principles of EU external action. In: Wessel, R. A. and Larik, J. (eds.) EU External Relations Law: Text, Cases and Materials [2 ed.]. Hart Publishing, pp. 29-60. ISBN 9781509926763

Thies, A. (2019) The Lisbon Treaty and EU external relations law: accommodating stakeholders, values, principles and objectives. In: Södersten, A. (ed.) The Lisbon Treaty 10 years on: Success or Failure? Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, pp. 63-89. ISBN 918512995X

Thies, A. (2018) The search for effectiveness and the need for loyalty in EU external action. In: Cremona, M. (ed.) Structural Principles in EU External Relations Law. Hart Publishing, pp. 263-290. ISBN 9781782259978 (doi: 10.5040/9781782259985.ch-011)

Thies, A. (2017) European Union member states and state–state arbitration: what’s left? In: Cremona, M., Thies, A. and Wessel, R. A. (eds.) The European Union and International Dispute Settlement. Hart Publishing, pp. 133-158. ISBN 9781509903238 (doi: 10.5040/9781509903269.ch-008)

Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (2014) Introduction. In: Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (eds.) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law : Constitutional Challenges. Hart Publishing, pp. 1-12. ISBN 9781849465045 (doi: 10.5040/9781474201599.ch-001)

Thies, A. (2014) General principles in the development of EU external relations law. In: Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (eds.) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law : Constitutional Challenges. Hart Publishing, pp. 139-164. ISBN 9781849465045 (doi: 10.5040/9781474201599.ch-008)

De Witte, B. and Thies, A. (2013) Why choose Europe? The place of the European Union in the architecture of international legal cooperation. In: Van Vooren, B., Blockmans, S. and Wouters, J. (eds.) The EU's Role in Global Governance: The Legal Dimension. Oxford University Press: Oxford, pp. 23-38. ISBN 9780199659654 (doi: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659654.003.0003)

Thies, A. (2012) Le devoir de coopération loyale dans le cadre de l’action extérieure. In: Neframi, E. (ed.) Objectifs et Compétences dans l’Union Européenne. Bruylant: Brussels, pp. 311-336. ISBN 9782802735380

Thies, A. (2012) Shared competence and the EU Member States’ obligation to refrain from unilateral external action: PFOS and beyond. In: Diez-Hochleitner, J., Martinez Capdevila, C., Blazquez Navarro, I. and Frutos Miranda, J. (eds.) Recent trends in the Case Law of the Court of Justice of the EU (2008-2011). La Ley: Madrid, pp. 703-728. ISBN 9788490200513

Thies, A. (2010) The locus standi of the Regions before EU Courts. In: Panara, C. and De Becker, A. (eds.) The Role of the Regions in EU Governance. Springer, pp. 25-53. ISBN 9783642119026 (doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-11903-3_2)

Book Reviews

Thies, A. (2006) International Trade Regulation; Law and Policy in the WTO, The European Union and Switzerland: Cases, Materials and Comments, by Thomas Cottier, Matthias Oesch and Thomas M. Common Market Law Review, 43(6), pp. 1768-1770. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006108)[Book Review]

Thies, A. (2006) Basic Legal Instruments for the Liberalisation of Trade, by Federico Ortino. (Oxford: Hart Publishing, 2004). Common Market Law Review, 43(2), pp. 611-612. (doi: 10.54648/cola2006018)[Book Review]

Edited Books

Cremona, M., Thies, A. and Wessel, R. A. (Eds.) (2017) The European Union and International Dispute Settlement. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781509903238

Cremona, M. and Thies, A. (Eds.) (2014) The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law: Constitutional Challenges. Series: Modern Studies in European Law. Hart Publishing. ISBN 9781849465045

Thies, A., Armstrong, K. and Scott, J. (Eds.) EU External Relations and the Power of Law - Liber Amicorum for Marise Cremona. Hart Publishing: Oxford. (Accepted for Publication)

Edited Journals

Isikiel, T. and Thies, A. (Eds.) (2013) Changing Subjects: Rights, Remedies and Responsibilities of Individuals Under Global Legal Pluralism. Global Constitutionalism. 2(2) [Edited Journal]

This list was generated on Wed May 29 07:41:13 2024 BST.

Grants

Dr Thies has previously held grants from a range of UK-based and international funders, including: 

  • School Strategic Project Fund, University of Reading (2022, 2020)
  • Vice-Chancellor and Research Dean funding (2020), cross-departmental research project in collaboration with local community
  • Jean Monnet Fellowship, European University Institute, Fiesole, Italy (2010/11)
  • Global Governance Programme (RSCAS, EUI, 2011), award for interdisciplinary workshop on pluralism and rights
  • British Academy (2008), research collaboration with Indian partner university
  • Hanns-Seidel Foundation (2005-2007), scholarship to undertake a PhD at the Ludwig-Maximilians Universität, Munich.

Supervision

Dr Thies welcomes PGR proposals in the fields of EU and international law, in particular in the following fields: EU external relations, international trade law, international dispute settlement and topics at the intersection of international and EU law. In addition to proposals for doctoral research, Dr Thies welcomes applications by students seeking to study towards an LLM by Research.

  • Li, Chun
    Research on Coordination of Financial Services Trade Liberalization and Regulation Rules in Regional Trade Agreements

Teaching

Dr Thies is currently convening the following courses:

  • International Trade Law (LLM)
  • The EU as a Global Actor (LLB)

Additional information

Relevant present and prior roles include:

  • Co-founder and Co-Editor-in-Chief of Europe and the World – A Law Review, UCL Press (2017-)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of ZEuS (Zeitschrift für Europarechtliche Studien/Journal for European Legal Studies), Germany (2002-)
  • Deputy Chief Examiner in LLM Degree, PGDip in Laws, PGCert in Laws (for EU external relations law), QMUL, University of London (2020-)
  • Co-founder and convenor of the ESIL Interest Group ‘The EU as a Global Actor’ (2012-2022)
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board, European Journal of Legal Studies, Italy (2011-2016)
  • Book Review Editor, Yearbook of European Law, Oxford University Press, UK (2009-2016)
  • Jean Monnet Fellow (European University Institute, 2010-2011)