Jeremias Prassl

Associate Professor of Law,
University of Oxford
Keynote Speaker


Jeremias Prassl is a Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford, Deputy Director of the Institute of European and Comparative Law, and an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Law. He is the author of Humans as a Service (OUP 2018) and The Concept of the Employer (OUP 2015), over 100 articles, chapters, and commentaries, as well as an editor of Chitty on Contracts (33rd ed, Sweet & Maxwell 2018) and the EU Law in the Member States series (Hart). Jeremias read law at Oxford, Paris, and Harvard; his work has been recognised by prizes for teaching, research, and public impact, including the Wedderburn, Mancini, and Apgar Prizes, an Oxford University Teaching Award, a British Academy Rising Star Engagement Award, an O2RB Excellence in Impact Award, and an ESRC Outstanding Impact in Public Policy Prize. In 2019, Jeremias received the St Petersburg International Legal Forum Prize from Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. He is particularly interested in the role of fundamental rights in shaping the  future of work, technology, and innovation, and tweets @JeremiasPrassl.