Stefanie is a PhD Candidate at the Centre of European Law, King's College London. Her doctoral research is supervised by Professor Andrea Biondi and Professor Keith Ewing. She successfully completed her transfer to the PhD register in July 2010. Stefanie is also Professor Biondi’s Research Assistant.
She holds her LLB degree from the University of East Anglia (2007) and her LLM degree in Transnational Business Practice from the University of the Pacific (California, USA, 2009). The LLM was a collaborative degree with the University of Salzburg where she spent a semester focussing on European Union Law and as part of the LLM, for academic credit, she undertook an internship at Christopher Bridges Law Practice in Singapore.
Stefanie is a Member of the Bar of England and Wales and was called to the Bar in 2008 by Inner Temple.
Stefanie's research interests are: European Union law; European labour law; the internal market; Member State interests; and social rights. Her doctoral research reviews the Posted Workers Directive in light of the freedom to provide services and social rights.
Presentations & Publications
‘The Posted Workers Directive: A Critical Study of its Applicability in Today’s European Union’ Paper presented at the Athens Institute for Education and Research, Greece, July 2011.
Stefanie Ripley, ‘The Posted Workers Directive: A Critical Study of its Applicability in Today’s European Union’ in David A. Frenkel and Carsten Gerner-Beuerle (Editors), ‘Financial Crisis, Globalisation and Regulatory Reform’ (2012) Athens Institute for Education and Research.
Andrea Biondi and Stefanie Ripley, ‘Recent Developments in Luxembourg: The Activity of the European Courts in 2011’ (2012) European Public Law, 18(4): 599-622.
Andrea Biondi, Piet Eeckhout and Stefanie Ripley (Editors), ‘EU Law After Lisbon’ (2012) Oxford University Press.
Andrea Biondi and Stefanie Ripley, ‘Recent Developments in Luxembourg: The Activity of the European Courts in 2010’ (2011) European Public Law, 17(4): 633-645.
Teaching & Employment Interests
Stefanie is interested in teaching and undertaking research work in her areas of interest and can be contacted at the above email address.