Senior Lecturer in Law Pro Bono Co-ordinator
BA, MA (Cantab), LLM (London), Solicitor
Daniel Wilsher is a Senior Lecturer in Law at The City Law School. Before coming to City, Daniel was a solicitor and partner in a London law firm. As well as teaching at City, he is a part-time Immigration Judge.
As his first degree, Daniel undertook law and economics going on to work in medical law and ethics before training to become a solicitor. He moved into academia in 2000 after taking an LLM in European Law and went on to take a PhD at the leading Centre for Migration Law, Radboud University, Njimegen in 2009
Daniel was a member of the Law Society Panel on immigration law and has conducted important cases in this field up to Court of Appeal level. He is an Executive Committee Member of the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants and a member of the Transparency International (UK) a leading anti-corruption charity.
He teaches and researches in the fields of public, competition, energy, EU and immigration law. Daniel's book on detention of immigrants, to be published by Cambridge University Press in 2011, will be the first study of this important issue. He has made a special study of immigration detention and his work has been cited in cases by the House of Lords and Australia High Court. In 2010 he became an Associate Fellow at the Runnymede Trust, the UK's leading race equality trust. He is currently engaged in a project looking at the interaction of competition and climate policies in European Law.
- 'Freedom of Environmental Information: Recent Developments and Future Prospects', European Public Law 2001: Vol 7, No.4: 671-97
- 'Economic migration into the European Union: standing at the crossroads', Yearbook of European Law 2002 (Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2003)
- 'Non-State Actors and the Definition of a Refugee in the United Kingdom: Protection, Accountability or Culpability?' International Journal of Refugee Law 2003: Vol 15, 67-112
- 'The Administrative Detention of Non-Nationals Pursuant to Immigration Control: International and Constitutional Law Perspectives' International and Comparative Law Quarterly 2004: Vol 53, 897-934
- 'Detention of Asylum Seekers and Refugees and International Human Rights Law' in Shah P (ed.) The Challenge of Asylum to Legal Systems (London, Cavendish Publishing, 2005).
- 'Inexplicable Wealth and Illicit Enrichment of Public Officials: A Model Draft that Respects Human Rights in Corruption Cases' Crime, Law and Social Change (2006) Vol 45:27-53
- 'Corruption and the Funding of UK Political Parties' (with Kate Wilson) (London, Transparency International,2006)
- 'The Public Aspects of Private Enforcement in EC law:
Some Constitutional and Administrative Problems of a Damages Culture' 3(1) Competition Law Review (2006) 27-45
- 'Achieving Better Decision-making in Competition Enforcement Cases: A Public Law Perspective on the Role of the Executive and the Courts' 30(2) World Competition (2007) 263-290.
- 'The European Union and the Detention of Asylum Seekers' in Guild, Toner and Baldacini (eds) 'Whose Freedom, Security and Justice? EU Immigration and Asylum Law and Policy' (Oxford, Hart, 2007)
- 'Does Keck Discrimination Make Any Sense? An Assessment of the Non-discrimination Principle within the European Single Market.' 33(1) European Law Review (2008) 3.
- 'Judicial Review of Economic Regulators in the UK by the High Court: Is Ultra Vires Enough to Satisfy the Demands of the European Economic Constitution?' 7(1) Competition Law Journal (2008) 83-90.
- 'Reconciling National Autonomy with Trade Integration: the Singular Case of Eco-labelling' (in Arrowsmith and Kunzlick (eds) Social and Environmental Policies in EU Public Procurement) (2008, Cambridge University Press)
- 'Reducing Carbon Emissions in the Electricity Sector: a Challenge for Competition Policy Too? An Analysis of Experience to Date and Some Suggestions for the Future' 6(1) Competition Law Review 31-49 (2009)
- Cited in the House of Lords judgment in A v Secretary of State for the Home Department (2004) 'the Belmarsh decision. Cited by the High Court of Australia in Khawar (2002) HCA 14.