Prior to joining Newcastle Law School, Oles was a Reader in Competition and Internet Law at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, where he also directed the Strathclyde Centre for Internet Law and Policy; Senior Lecturer at University of Stirling and Post-Doctoral Reseach Fellow at the Centre for Competition Policy, UEA. He completed his UG and PGT legal education in Ukraine. His 1st PhD exploring application of EU competition law in sports, media, advertising and entertainment industries was defended successfully at Charles University in Prague. His 2nd PhD examining the philosophical foundations of EU competition law was defended successfully at the European University Institute (EUI, Fiesole, Florence). Member of Editorial Board of the North East Law Review. Member of Scientific Board of the Market and Competition Law Review. External Examiner at Edinburgh Law School and UCL Faculty of Laws. Director, Digital Markets Research Hub (YouTube handle @digital.markets) – an independent academic initiative aiming at scrutinising the functioning of competition/regulation in digital markets in a form of interviews and discussions with leading thinkers, policymakers, regulators and practitioners in various fields of digital competition law. 2023 – Guest Editor of CLASF Competition Law Review. 2023 – Editor of a volume dedicated to a magnum opus of Professor Giuliano Amato ’Antitrust and the Bounds of Power – 25 Years On’, Hart Publishing. 2022 – Guest Editor of ’Concurrences’ On Topic Special Issue ’Competition Overdose’. 2022 – The Portuguese Competition Authority’s Award for academic work in Competition Policy. The article ’Shifting the Digital Paradigm: Towards a Sui Generis Competition Policy’ has been subsequently published at Computer Law & Security Review, Vol. 46, 2022. An article representing most comprehensively his approach to competition in digital markets is Oles Andriychuk, ’Between Microeconomics and Geopolitics: On the Reasonable Application of Competition Law’, Modern Law Review, Vol. 85, No. 3, 2022 His ideas about the nature and the functioning of economic, political and cultural incarnations of the phenomenon of competitive process and their role in shaping liberal democracy are systematised in a monograph "The Normative Foundations of European Competition Law: Assessing the Goals of Antitrust through the Lens of Legal Philosophy", Edward Elgar 2017.