Dr. Baskaran Balasingham

Universitair docent
Internationaal en Europees Recht

Dr. Baskaran Balasingham is an Assistant Professor in the department of International and European Law at the Utrecht University School of Law. He is a member of the Utrecht Centre for Regulation and Enforcement in Europe (RENFORCE).

His areas of expertise include competition law, European Union law, and WTO law. His main research focus is on competition law and digitalisation.

Before joining Utrecht University he worked as a lecturer at Macquarie University (Sydney), Deakin University (Melbourne) and Maastricht University. Baskaran completed his PhD at King’s College London (upon being awarded a full scholarship by the Centre of European Law). During his PhD he briefly worked at the UK Competition and Markets Authority. After his LLM in competition law at King's College London he completed a traineeship at DG Competition of the European Commission. In Spring 2016, Baskaran was awarded an International Scholar-in-Residence scholarship by the American Bar Association which allowed him to conduct research on US antitrust law at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington D.C. 

Besides Georgetown Law, he has been a visiting researcher at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition and Hannan University.