Judicial Creativity Within Europe’s “Mixed Jurisdiction”


  • Barbara Pasa University of Torino
  • Lorenzo Bairati University of Torino

Author Biography

Barbara Pasa, University of Torino

Barbara Pasa is Associate Professor of Comparative Law and holds the chairs of Comparative Law-Legal Traditions of the World, European Private Law, Law Politics and Globalization at the Department of Law and the SSST (an institution of excellence and higher education for University Studies) of the University of Torino. She worked as a Visiting Scholar in Europe (Warsaw, Muenster, Barcelona) and United States (Berkeley) and as a Visiting Professor in Bratislava (Tempus Program), Uppsala (Law School), Barcelona (UB) and Tarragona (Law School). She is also a Lawyer (Italian Bar) and a Member of the ELI – European Law Institute. She holds a PhD in Private Comparative Law at the Faculty of Law of the University of Trento with a dissertation on the “Rule of Law, Legal Institutions and Economic Performance – The case of Corporate Governance in Central and Eastern Europe”. Specific academic and professional experience in the areas of: Private Comparative Law, European Private Law, Contract Law and Consumer Protection, Legal translation, cultural and language pluralism issues acquired through participation to important European projects.