Leo Flynn - Leo Flynn

Leo Flynn

Principal Legal Adviser, Legal Service, European Commission

Leo Flynn is a graduate of the National University of Ireland and of Cambridge University. Leo joined the Legal Service of the European Commission in 2002 where he is Principal Legal Adviser. Before his appointment as Legal Director of the AIDE team (State Aid and dumping), he was a Member of the Legal Service’s Eurozone team (2016-2022) and the State aid team (2008-2016). He had previously been a Legal Secretary at the Court of Justice for five years. From 1992 to 1997, he lectured at King’s College, London, and is currently a visiting professor at its Centre for European Law.

Upcoming Seminar with Leo Flynn:

EStAL Seminar: The Green Deal GBER and the new TCTF | 14.06.2023 – 16.06.2023 | Paris

Past Events with Leo Flynn:

EStAL Seminar: The Evolving Concept on the Notion of Aid | 11.04.2019 – 13.04.2019 | Barcelona
EStAL Seminar: Mapping the Boundaries of the Market – Notion of Aid – Economic Activity – State Resources – Advantage  12.04.2018 – 14.04.2018 | Rome

Publications of Leo Flynn:

  • ‘‘Taking Flight, Not Taking Fright?’: The National Court As a Full Partner in the Enforcement of the State Aid Discipline’ (2017) 16(3) EStAL 335 – 337
  • ‘EU State Aid Law and International Investment Treaties: An Arm-Wrestling Contest?’ (2016) 15(1) EStAL 1 – 2