Petra Jeney

Senior Lecturer
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Fields of Specialisation:

Area of freedom, security and justice in the European Union; EU judicial cooperation (particularly civil matters); EU family law; EU constitutional law issues; aspects of quality of justice.

CV in English

Petra Jeney is a Senior Lecturer at EIPA's Luxembourg Centre, the European Centre for Judges and Lawyers. She studied law at the Eötvös Loránd University, in the Faculty of Law, Budapest. She continued her training at the University of Nottingham where she was awarded an LLM in European law. She received her PhD in Legal Studies from the Central European University in 2007.
Before joining EIPA, Petra was head of department at the Ministry of Justice of Hungary where she was responsible for judicial cooperation in civil and criminal matters in the EU. In 2011 she played a leading role in the Hungarian Presidency of the European Union in the area of judicial cooperation, including chairing the Coordinating Committee in the area of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters. At EIPA she is in charge of training and consultancy for the judiciary and other legal professionals in relation to judicial cooperation in the European Union. She also teaches at Eötvös Loránd University as an Associate Professor.