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School of Law Doctoral Candidates

This page lists all current PhD candidates in the School of Law together with their area of research.  For information about research degrees in the School of Law, visit the following page.

Riyadh Al Balushi
Riyadh Al Balushi

Copyright restrictions on the right to education

Janan Al-Asady
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A comprehensive analysis of the legal framework of Iraq's oil industry


Tariq Al-Timimi
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(Working title) The Development of the Maqasid Model in the Modern Era and its utility to the application of Islamic law today


Ahmad Aldarbas
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The legal framework of foreign investment in the GCC real estate sector

Christopher Argyris
Christopher Argyris

Nothing Secedes Like Succession: Why Self-Determination Movements Fail to Achieve State Sovereignty and International Recognition


Jinan Bastaki
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Displaced and Unrecognized: The Implications of Citizenship on the Palestinian Right of Return


Lovleen Bhullar
Lovleen Bhullar

Impact Analysis of Judicial Directives on Water Pollution in India: Relevance for Realization of the Human Rights to Water & Sanitation

Nandini S Boodia-Canoo
Nandini Shivany Boodia-Canoo

British colonial legacy in Mauritius: Law and Society


Biswajit Chanda
Bizwat Chanda

Family Law Reform in Bangladesh: The Need for a Culture-Specific Legal System

Fu-Lin Cheng
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Rethinking the Principle of Common But Differentiated Responsibility in International Climate Change Regime and its Implication to Taiwan


Birju M Dattani
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From Lawfare to Legicide: the Enabling effect of International Humanitarian Law upon Sub-state Terrorism

Hamzah Dawood Adesola
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Impact of International Law on Islamic Law in Saudi Arabia


Osifunke Sekinah Ekundayo
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Legal protection of children's right to free and compulsory primary education in Nigeria: Sources of difficulties and prospects

Chike Valentine Ezike
Chike Valentine Ezike

Encouraging Investment Through International Arbitration.


Laila Fathi
Laila Fathi

Re-thinking transitional justice in a post-colonial context - analysis of the Franco-Algerian war and the reconciliation process (working title)


Dan He
Dan He

Working Title: Personification of State as ‘Corporation’


Manar Idriss
Manar Idriss

Working Title: The Responsibility to Protect: A critical look at the international community’s response to Sudan’s conflicts

Melinda Janki
Melinda Janki

External self-determination under international law.


Jonathan Bashi
Jonathan Bashi

OHADA, a regional legal system to support the creation of an internal market in Africa

Hanns Bjoern Kendel
Hanns Bjoern Kendel

The role of procedure in shaping outcomes - Anti-terrorism trials under Indian Law.


Adeeba Khan
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Democracy in the context of clientelism: the role of electoral laws in Bangladesh

Al Khanif
Al Khanif

Protecting Religious Minorities within Islam in Indonesia: A Challenge for International Human Rights Law and Islamic Law


Toby King
Toby King

Conditionality and legitimacy in international financial institutions: From Bretton Woods to the Eurozone

Sujith Koonan
Sujith Koonan

The Right to Sanitation in India: A Multi-faceted Right in Search of a Comprehensive Framework


Sheri A. Labenski
Sheri Labenski

Women and International Criminal Law from the Perspective of Female Perpetrators

Chung-Hsien Lee
Chung-Hsieu Lee

Law, Norms and Administrative Rules in Climate Change Flexible Mechanisms – Legal Framework in Global Environmental Governance (working title)


Kari Lipschutz
Kari Lipschutz

Working title: "Rentier Law: Access to Environmental Justice in Nigeria"

Demetra Loizou
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The impact by the International Criminal Court's establishment on the further and future development of crimes within the court's jurisdiction and those left outside.


Sidonia Lucia Kula
Lucia Kula

Working Title: The Accountability of States for the Rape, Sexual Abuse and Violence Against Congolese Refugees in Angola

Gabriela Marti
Gabriela Marti

Migrant Domestic Workers in East and Southeast Asia


Winibaldus Stefanus Mere
Winibaldus Stefanus Mere

Making Multinational Enterprises Accountable: Enhancing Human Rights Due Diligence Obligation In Dealing With Corporate Complicity

Mwanakitina Mohamed Bakari
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The development of the Law of Wakf In Kenya


Margaret O'Brien
Maggie O'Brien

Law, power and land in the Chittagong Hill Tracts - An analysis of the emancipatory potential of the human rights system in the customary legal system of the Jumma people of Bangladesh

Will Odogwu
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Comparing Formal Legal Discourse across Sites of Global Adjudication of Investment Disputes: the Variable Significance of ‘General Principles of Law’ Rhetoric in the International Court, International Commercial Arbitration and Investment Treaty Arbitration.


Birsha Ohdedar
Birsha Ohdedar

Realising the human right to water in the age of Climate Change

Oreva Olakpe
Oreva Olakpe

Working Title: Sovereignty and Migrations: Straddling Human Rights and Security in a Globalized World


Prince Ndudi Councillor Olokotor
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Recognition and Enforcement of Transnational Commercial Arbitral Awards: An Appraisal of the Legal Regimes in England and Nigeria.

Salim D. Patel
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The State's Right to Regulate and International Investment Law


Ebbe Rogge
Ebbe Rogge

Moving Towards Good Corporate Governance at UK Banks: A Comparative Analysis including Case Studies of Japan's Financial Sector Reforms and of State-owned Banks.


Virginie Rouas
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The Development of Foreign Direct Liability Litigation for Corporate Liability in Europe

Qianyi Sa
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China’s participation in the WTO dispute settlement body


Elizabeth Stubbins Bates
Elizabeth Stubbins Bates

Effective Military Training in International Humanitarian Law: Towards a Theory of Prevention and Compliance


Fatima Swehli
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The role of the property law in post-conflict Libya

Vishal Vora
Vishal Vora

The legal implications of unregistered marriages in Britain amongst second generation South Asians


Micha Wiebusch
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The Emerging Normative Framework of the African Union on Constitutionalism – The Legal Process and the Contribution to Peace, Security and Democratic State Building

Clare Williams
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Law as a Determinant of External Finance: Foreign Direct Investment in Sri Lanka


Jiaqi Xie
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Transitional Economic Law and China's Economic Legal System reform

Yawen Yang
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Towards Democratic Citizenship for Temporary Migrant Workers: Cases of Taiwan and Canada


Miyase Yavuz
Miyase Yavuz

The Role of Ijtihād in Family Law Reforms of Modern Muslim-Majority States: A Case Study of Morocco.

Hu Yuan Qiong
Hu Yuan Qiong

Transforming Patent Paradigm for Essential Health Innovation: Alternative Conceptual Framework Building towards Open Innovation (working title)