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Albert Sanchez-Graells, Dr

University of Bristol, Law School

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United Kingdom

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Dr Sanchez Graells has experience engaging with printed and online media, particularly in areas of EU economic law such as competition and public procurement law.

Language Skills

  • English (bilingual)
  • Spanish (native)
  • Catalan (native)
  • French (written)
  • Italian (written)


Dr Albert Sanchez Graells is a Reader in Economic Law at the University of Bristol Law School and a former Member of the European Commission Stakeholder Expert Group on Public Procurement (2015-18). He is a specialist in European economic law, with a main focus on competition law and public procurement. Albert has conducted research at the Library of Congress (Washington), the Centre for Competition Law and Policy of the University of Oxford and the Law Department of the Copenhagen Business School. His research interests are in law and economics, especially regarding competition and public procurement law, on which he completed his PhD (Eur) and published "Public Procurement and the EU Competition Rules", 2nd edn (Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2015). Most of his working papers are available at and his analysis of current legal developments is published in his blog is a regular speaker at international conferences and has been recently invited by the European Court of Auditors and European Commission as an academic in public procurement and competition matters. He has also advised the World Bank and other international institutions regarding public procurement reform.