Eugène Buttigieg has been serving as a judge at the EU’s General Court in Luxembourg since 2012, and is also a professor of competition law at Queen Mary University of London. He holds the position of professor in European and comparative law at the University of Malta where he has enjoyed a distinguished academic career (since 1994) and was the holder of a Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law between 2009 and 2012.
He has served in a number of positions in the Maltese public service, including as senior legal officer at the Ministries of Justice and Foreign Affairs, Member of the Copyright Board, Board Member of the Malta Resources Authority and Legal Advisor on consumer and competition law to various Ministries as well as to the Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority, apart from serving as a legal consultant on EU law in the private sector. He graduated LLD from the University of Malta in 1986 and went on to obtain, as a Chevening Scholar, an LLM in European Legal Studies (with distinction) from the University of Exeter and a PhD in Competition Law from the University of London. He has authored numerous publications in the fields of competition law, consumer law, intellectual property and EU law and he is the co-founder of the Maltese Association for European Law.