Michael Dougan is Head of Law and Professor of European Law, University of Liverpool. He specialises in EU Law, particularly EU constitutional and institutional law, legal relations between the EU and its Member States, the law of the Single Market and free movement of persons / EU welfare law. He has published and spoken widely on all of these issues. Michael has also contributed to wider public and political debates about European law: for example, providing advice to various government departments and EU institutions, as well as written and oral evidence to various Parliamentary inquiries. Michael is Joint Editor of Common Market Law Review – the world’s leading scientific journal for European legal research. He was awarded a Jean Monnet Chair in 2006.