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Dr Jule Mulder

Dr Jule Mulder

Dr Jule Mulder

Senior Lecturer

Office 3.55
Wills Memorial Building,
Queens Road, Clifton BS8 1RJ
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Jule is a European Comparative lawyer who has widely published within the field of European, International and Comparative gender equality law and Comparative methodology. Her new project on consumer vulnerability (funded by the Leverhulme Trust) analysis the EU concept of vulnerability from a theoretical and comparative perspective.

Within comparative law, she is specifically interested in the dialogue between the Court of Justice of the EU and the national courts of the EU Member States, and how this dialogue can positively support substantive rights and social development (e.g. regarding gender equality) in the diverse national cultural context of the Member States.

Jule welcomes PhD applications in European law, Comparative law, Employment and Equality law. 


Jule Mulder joined Bristol Law School in September 2015 as Lecturer in Law (Since 2018 Senior Lecturer). Before that she was a Lecturer of European Law at the University of Leicester. She completed her PhD, entitled EU non-discrimination law in the Courts - A multi-layered comparison of juridical approaches to (in)direct sex and sexualities discrimination in EU law and its implementation in Germany and the Netherlands, at the University of Leeds in October 2013. Her doctorate was awarded with no corrections and recognised for research excellence. During her time at Leeds, she also worked as Graduate Teaching Assistant and Editorial Assistant. Before that she studied European Comparative Law (Hanse Law School) in Germany (Bremen and Oldenburg) and the Netherlands (Groningen), while also working as Research Assistant for the Centre for European Law and Politics (ZERP) at the University of Bremen.

Jule has participated in an international comparative research project on the aftermath of the Laval and Viking judgments and published within the area of European and Comparative Equality Law. She has conducted research at the Max Planck Institute for Comparative and International Private Law (Hamburg), Netherlands Institute of Human Rights, SIM (Utrecht), the Collegio Carlo Alberto (Turin), and Carlos III (Madrid). She was awarded an International Academic Fellowships (2018/19) by the Leverhulme Trust.

Jule is a Co Editor-In-Chief of the German Law Journal:

She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.



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