Mr Eric Jeanpierre
Maitrise, LLM, PGCE, MSc, HEA Fellow
Senior Lecturer in Law and Erasmus & Study Abroad Coordinator
KH-55 Law School
Kingston Upon Thames
- 020 8417 9000 Ext: 65331
Eric has been an external examiner in law at the University of the West Indies and at Southampton Institute.
He has undertaken extensive research and delivered research papers in French Constitutional Law and French Medical law. He is the co-author of the second edition of the French Legal System book (Pearson/Longman, 2006). He is currently undertaking research on the Erasmus programme, sponsored by the Franco-British lawyers' Society. In addition, Eric has developed an expertise in the relationship between Africa and international law / international justice.
Eric is module leader on the LLB for International & Comparative Law as well as International Criminal and Human Rights Law. He is also the module leader for the Comparative Immigration Law module on the LLM.
He taught Law at City University, the University of Surrey and the University of North London. He was a visiting lecturer at the University of Maribor (Slovenia) and Mikolas Romeris University (Lithuania).
Eric is a council member at the Luxembourg Society. He is also a founder and trustee of Books for Sierra Leone and Sudan (BSLS), a book charity dedicated to improving University Libraries in Sierra Leone, West Africa and South Sudan. Co-founding member and current Director of the Globalisation and Law Group (GALG) at the Law School: http://law.kingston.ac.uk/research/globalisation-and-law-research-group
Member of the Franco British Lawyers Society (FBLS), the Royal African Society (RAS), the Luxembourg Society , the United Nations Association UK (UNA-UK), the UK environmental law association (UKELA) and the University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES)
Jeanpierre, Eric and Broadbent, Graeme (2015) “I believe that it will be an amazing experience” : pre-departure impressions of students on an Erasmus exchange programme. The Law Teacher, ISSN (print) 0306-9400 (Epub Ahead of Print)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2011) The pitfalls of legal translations between legal systems from two different legal families: a focus on translations of French legal material into English. Lapland Law Review, 1(1), pp. 144-164. ISSN (online) 2242-3206
Jeanpierre, Eric (2011) Reflections on the intricate relationship between international justice and Africa. In: Frenkel, David A., (ed.) International law, conventions and justice. Athens, Greece : Athens Institute for Education and Research. pp. 209-228. ISBN 9789609549097
Conference or Workshop Item
Jeanpierre, Eric (2014) Self-determination in turmoil: Crimea, international law and implications for Somaliland’s claim for statehood. In: The 5th Annual Faculty of Business and Law Conference: Emerging Issues in Business and Law; 9-10 Jun 2014, Kingston Upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric and Broadbent, Graeme (2014) The experience of law students on the Erasmus study exchange programme - impressions of returning students. In: University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) 44th Annual Conference; 1-3 Sep 2014, Cork, Ireland. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2013) Reconciliation in the post-Siad Barre Federal Republic of Somalia: assessing the legality of Somaliland’s claim for statehood. In: Critical Legal Conference 2013: Reconciliation and Reconstruction; 5-7 Sep 2013, Belfast, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2012) Now is the right moment: Somaliland's claim for statehood. In: Socio-Legal Studies Association (SLSA) Annual Conference 2012; 3 - 5 Apr 2012, Leicester, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Broadbent, Graeme and Jeanpierre, Eric (2012) The experience of law students on the Erasmus study exchange programme - pre-departure student impressions. In: University Association for Contemporary European Studies (UACES) 42nd Annual Conference: Old Borders - New Frontiers; 03-05 Sep 2012, Passau, Germany. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2010) Reflections on the relationship between international justice and peace in Africa. In: ATINER 7th Annual International Conference on Law; 19 -22 Jul 2010, Athens, Greece. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2010) The dangers of legal translations between legal systems from two different legal families: a focus on translations of French legal material. In: International Conference on Legal Linguistics: Law and Language in International Partnerships and Conflicts; 17-20 Mar 2010, Rovaniemi, Finland. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric and Broadbent, Graeme (2009) The experience of law students on the Erasmus exchange programme: reflections on the year abroad. In: Association of Law Teachers (ALT) 44th Annual Conference: Legal Education: Extending the Boundaries; 5-7 April 2009, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric and Broadbent, Graeme (2008) The experience of law students on the Erasmus exchange programme. In: Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Annual Conference 2008: The Impact of Legal Scholarship; 15-18 Sep 2008, London, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2006) The changing nature of the French Conseil constitutionnel: lessons to be learned in constitutional law. In: Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Annual Conference 2006; 4-7 Sep 2006, Keele, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Jeanpierre, Eric (2005) Wrongful birth / wrongful life: lessons learned in France. In: Society of Legal Scholars (SLS) Annual Conference 2005; 6-9 Sep 2005, Glasgow, U.K.. (Unpublished)
Database or Web Resource
Jeanpierre, Eric (2008) 2008 web updates for The French Legal System book by Catherine Elliott, Eric Jeanpierre & Catherine Vernon, 2nd ed., 2006, Pearson Education Copyright (2006): Pearson Education.