Tamás Szabados is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law of ELTE Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. He obtained an LLM degree at University College London, then a PhD at ELTE with a dissertation on the freedom of establishment of companies in the EU. He had the opportunity to complete research stays at renowned universities and research institutions (namely the University of Cambridge, Oxford, Heidelberg, Harvard University, and the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law).

His main areas of interest include private international law, EU internal market law and international cultural property protection law. His most recent book on ‘Economic Sanctions in EU Private International Law’ was published by Hart.

He won the Lalive-Merryman Fellowship in Art and Cultural Heritage Law in 2021. He was selected as one of five winners of the International Institute for the Unification of Private Law (UNIDROIT) COVID-19 Essay Competition. He is a member of the Groupe européen de droit international privé.

In addition to his academic career, he gained practical experience at an international law firm as a Junior Associate and he also had the honour of participating in the codification of the Hungarian Private International Law Act.