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Martijn Hesslink was appointed Professor of Transnational Law and Theory at the EUI in September 2019. Prior to joining the EUI, he was Professor of European Private Law at the University of Amsterdam, where he was also the founding Director of the Centre for the Study of European Contract Law. Professor Hesselink is an editor of the European Review of Contract Law. He served as a member of the European Commission's expert group on European contract law and wrote numerous studies, reports and briefing notes on matters of contract law and consumer law for the Legal Affairs Committee of the European Parliament. Professor Hesselink has been a visiting professor or fellow at several universities, including René Descartes (Paris V), Roma Tre, Católica Global School of Law (Lisbon), Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I), Sciences Po (Paris), Columbia Law School (New York), and the Institute for European and Comparative Law (Oxford).
HESSELINK, Martijn Willem (2021), Justifying contract in Europe : political philosophies of European contract law, Book
HESSELINK, Martijn Willem (2020), The right to justification of contract, Article
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