Fiorini, Aude


  • Senior Lecturer (Teaching and Research), Law
  • 22 Citations
  • 3 h-Index
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Aude Fiorini, Maîtrise, LL.M., D.E.A, is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee.  She has extensive experience in teaching private international law both in Scotland and in France.

Her publications span across the civil/commercial and family sides of private international law with a special focus on the processes and challenges of its Europeanisation.  Calling on her Franco-German legal training and years of experience as an academic on both sides of the channel, she seeks to provide a comparative and balanced common law – civil law perspective to her legal analysis and advice. 

In addition to her academic experience, Aude Fiorini has acted as a government adviser, and for over ten years, she has been a judicial trainer for the TAIEX office of the European Commission and the ERA, as well as a consultant to the Hague Conference on Private International Law.  In 2012, she authored ‘Which Legal Basis for Family Law? The Way Forward’ for the JURI Committee and addressed the European Parliament in 2013 and 2016 on the realisation of the Civil Justice Agenda.

She has published in English, French and German.


Undergraduate:- Private International Law

Postgraduate: - International Business Transactions, Private International Law: Common Law Perspectives, International Family Law


Aude Fiorini’s research primarily focuses on (comparative) private international law. She is particularly interested in the processes and challenges of the Europeanization of private international law.

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Research Output 2002 2017

The Protection of Best Interests of Migrant Children: Private International Law Perspectives

Fiorini, A., 2017, Migrant children : challenges for public and private international law. Biagioni, G. (ed.). Editoriale Scientifica, 37 p. ( La ricerca del diritto nella comunità internazionale; no. 13).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

private law
international law
human rights

Putting Union Citizenship into Practice: Civil Law Cooperation

Fiorini, A., 15 Mar 2016. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

civil law
European Parliament

Judicial Discretion in light of the New European Rules on Jurisdiction in Civil and Commercial Matters: Reform or Continuity? Common law perspectives

Fiorini, A., Oct 2014, In : Hanyang Journal of Law. 1, 1, p. 67-93 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
common law

Le règlement Bruxelles I bis à l’épreuve des institutions de common law – le cas particulier des injonctions anti-suit

Fiorini, A., 2014, Le nouveau règlement Bruxelles I bis: Règlement n° 1215/2012 du 12 décembre 2012 concernant la compétence judiciaire, la reconnaissance et l'exécution des décisions en matière civile et commerciale. Guinchard, E. (ed.). Brussels: Bruylant, p. 375-402 27 p. (Collection droit de l'Union européenne Monographies).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Bruxelles sans Rome: La réticence du Royaume-Uni face à l’harmonisation du droit européen du divorce

Translated title of the contribution: Brussels without Rome: : Exploring the United Kingdom's reluctance towards the European harmonisation of divorceFiorini, A., 2013, Droit Européen du Divorce. Paris: LexisNexis Litec, Vol. 39. p. 701-728 27 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Participation in workshop, seminar, course

Speaking, Hearing, Listening: participatory practices with children

Victoria Jupp Kina (Organiser), Lynne Duncan (Organiser), David Law (Organiser), Aude Fiorini (Organiser)
14 Jun 2017

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course


Promoting the Recognition and Enforcement of Civil and Commercial Judgments: Lessons from the Experiences of South Africa and Nigeria

Author: Okoli, P., 2018

Supervisor: McEleavy, P. (Supervisor), Fiorini, A. (Supervisor) & Hartmann, J. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy