Eric Barendt

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Eric M. Barendt is the Goodman Professor of Media Law at University College London. After graduating with a BCL and an MA degree at Oxford, Barendt was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn. He began lecturing in law as a fellow at St Catherine's College, Oxford in 1971.[1] In 1990 he left Oxford to take up a position as Goodman Professor of Media Law at University College London, the first media law professorship in the United Kingdom.[1] He also teaches jurisprudence at the undergraduate level. He has been a visiting professor at Sapienza University of Rome, the University of Siena, the University of Melbourne, and Panthéon-Assas University.[1]


  • Freedom of Speech, 2007, ISBN 978-0199225811
  • Academic Freedom and the Law: A Comparative Study, 2010, ISBN 978-1841136943


  1. ^ a b c "UCL Laws Academics". University College London. Retrieved 2009-05-29.