Kieran Bradley is a member of several staff appeals bodies for international organizations, notably the Inter-American Bank in Washington D.C., the International Maritime Organization, London, the European Space Agency, Paris, and the European Stability Mechanism, Luxembourg. He is also a candidate trade arbitrator for the European Union, and a member of the Scientific Committee of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency, Vienna.
Kieran was formerly a judge of the European Union Civil Service Tribunal in Luxembourg, and subsequently the European Court’s Special Advisor on Brexit; he had previously acted as a judicial advisor (référendaire) to an Advocate General. Prior to his service at the Court, he was a long-time member of, and latterly Director in, the Legal Service of the European Parliament.
He has taught extensively in the area of European Union law, and in particular at the Global Law School of the Catholic University of Portugal, the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and the College of Europe, Bruges. He is currently an Adjunct professor at Trinity College Dublin, and in 2000 was the first Distinguished Lecturer in European Law at Harvard Law School.
Kieran is an Honorary Vice-President of the Irish Centre for European Law, a member of the Advisory Board of the Common Market Law Review, and the CJEU correspondent for Law and Practice of International Courts and Tribunals. He has published widely in the area of European Union law, with some ninety articles and book chapters to his name, as well as the co-editorship of one collective volume, with two others in the pipeline.