Paolo Biondi is a Doctoral Candidate at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies of the School of Advanced Study, University of London. His research explores the impact of the "Exit" and "Entry" human right principle on the responsibility-sharing in the EU. He works as a free-lance consultant for international law firms and for the EU institutions. Paolo has previously worked for the UNHCR Bureau for Europe, for the Migration Policy Centre (EUI), for the UNHCR Liaison Office to OSCE and Vienna-based UN agencies and at the UNHCR Liaison Office to EASO. He is an associate member of the International Association of Refugee Law Judges where he is involved in the Human Right Nexus working party (EU Chapter).