SOAS University of London


Philippe Cullet
Chair, Centre of Law, Environment and Development
Philippe Cullet
Law and environment, law and natural resources, intellectual property, water, human rights, international law, India.
  • Tel: 020 7898 4651
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  • Room: S338
  • Office Hours: Wednesday 15:00 to 17:00
Thoko Kaime
Member, Law, Environment & Development Centre
Thoko Kaime

Children’s rights, international human rights, climate change, ecosystems services analysis, sustainability analysis, risk analysis and mitigation, African governance issues

Martin W Lau
Martin Lau
Laws of South Asia; comparative environmental law, Islamic law
  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4657
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  • Room: S337
  • Office Hours: Monday 13:30 - 15:30
  • On Sabbatical:Term 1,2 & 3 (2016/17 & 2017/18)
Feja Lesniewska
Co-founder and Member
Feja Lesniewska

Climate change, sustainable development, energy (renewables and bioenergy), ecosystems (forests, water, land), international environmental law and governance, human and indigenous peoples rights, legal, economic and social theory and research methods in the digital age.

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  • Room: Law - S231 , CISD - 4431
  • Office Hours: Monday 14:00-16:00

Yoriko Otomo
Otomo Yoriko

Environmental law; animal law; international law; legal history; feminist and critical legal theories

  • Tel: +44 (0)20 7898 4707
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  • Room: S339
  • Office Hours: See below for details.

Sujith Koonan
Sujith Koonan

Environmental law, law and sanitation, water law, human rights, international law, natural resources