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School of Law Doctoral Candidates


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




Lovleen Bhullar
Lovleen Bhullar

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


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



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)





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


Chung-Hsien Lee
Chung-Hsieu Lee

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


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.




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.




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.





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



Hu Yuan Qiong
Hu Yuan Qiong

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


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.