Doctoral researchers

Waheed Chaudhrey

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: 

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Jyoti Ahuja

Postgraduate Teaching Assistant

Jyoti Ahuja is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, and is currently undertaking doctoral research at Birmingham Law School under the supervision of Dr Claire McIvor. Her research focusses on causation analysis in Tort Law, and on the use of statistical and epidemiological evidence in resolving issues of legal liability.

Amrita Bahri

Amrita Bahri

Visiting Lecturer

Title of thesis: Public Private Partnership at WTO Dispute Settlement: Developing Countries’ Perspective

Supervisors: Dr Luca Rubini and Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Daniel Bansal

Daniel Bansal

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: A conceptual analysis of criminal causation

Supervisor: Professor Robert Cryer and Dr Stephen W. Smith

Andrew Bell

Andrew Bell

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: An arm and a leg: 'Compensation' and damages awards for non-pecuniary losses in the tort of negligence.

Supervisors: Dr Claire McIvor and Mr James Lee

Charlotte Bendall

Charlotte Bendall

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: Gender in Intimate Relationships: A Socio-Legal Study

Supervisor: Dr Rosie Harding

 

Joe Brierley

Joe Brierley

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: Organ donation from children: An ethical and legal exploration

Supervisors: Dr Sheelagh McGuinness and Dr Angus Dawson

Matthew Burton

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: Commonwealth Constitutionalism

Supervisors: Dr Adrian Hunt and Mr Graham Gee

Darina Coffey

Darina Coffey

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: Securing Compliance by All Necessary Measures – Giving Teeth to the Paper Tiger of Counter-Proliferation in the case of Iran

Supervisors: Dr Alexander Orakhelashvili and Professor Robert Cryer

Mandeep Dyal

Visiting Lecturer

Mandeep Dyal is researching the law relating to reproductive technology as part of a PhD at Birmingham Law School.

Seb Eskauriatza

Seb Eskauriatza

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: The Jus Post Bellum

Supervisors: Professor Rob Cryer and Dr Gavin Byrne

Samantha Fairclough

Samantha Fairclough

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: The Potential for Miscarriages of Justice to Occur as a Result of Non-defendant Witness Biased Evidence Laws

Supervisors: Dr Imogen Jones and Professor Hilary Sommerlad

Funding: ESRC

Sophie Gallop

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: Torture and the Exhaustion of Domestic Remedies Rule, under the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Supervisors: Dr Rosa Freedman and Dr Julian Lonbay

Jaime Gordon

Jaime Gordon

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: ‘International human rights as an informative tool for enforcing standards on transnational corporations under the post-Kiobel Alien Tort Statute’.

Supervisors: Professor Robert Cryer and Dr Rosa Feedman

Thomas Koller

Doctoral researcher

Thomas Koller is conducting his doctoral research into the International Court of Justice to ascertain whether its philosophy presents an overarching theory of the environment.

Tiffany Kwok

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: Export Cartels: Filling the Gap in International Competition Policy

Supervisor: Dr Luca Rubini

Amy Lawton

Amy Lawton

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: Environmental taxation as a form of environmental protection: Implementing the second phase of the Carbon Reduction Commitment

Supervisors: Steven Vaughan and Penelope Tuck

Jaime Lindsey

Jaime Lindsey

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: A critical analysis of the test for mental capacity in English Law – autonomy, sexual activity and a move towards supported decision-making

Supervisors: Dr Rosie Harding and Professor Marie Fox

Ayibakuro Matthew

Ayibakuro Matthew

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: The Approach to Corruption in Law and Development Discourse: Towards a Rights-Based Perspective

Supervisor: Professor Gordon Woodman and Dr Rilka Dragneva-Lewers

Noel McGuirk

Doctoral researcher

Noel McGuirk is currently undertaking doctoral research on a legal analysis of the theory and the practice of terrorist profiling in the identification of terrorist characteristics.

Gemma Mitchell

Visiting Lecturer

Title of thesis: Care and gender neutral Labour Law

Supervisors: Astrid Sanders and Professor Marie Fox

Kirsty Moreton

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: The Feminist Ethics of Care and Healthcare Decision-Making involving Children

Supervisors: Professor Marie Fox and Dr Sheelagh McGuinness

Zainab Naqvi

Visiting Lecturer

Title of thesis: Big Love or Big Problem? Feminist perspectives on the legal recognition of polygamy in English law

Supervisors:  Dr Rosie Harding

Funding: ESRC

Gloria Okemuo

Visiting Lecturer
Doctoral researcher

Gloria studied Law as a second undergraduate degree at Birmingham Law school where she graduated with a 2:1. She also obtained an LLM in Professional Legal Practice from the University of Law. Presently a PhD candidate at the Birmingham Law School, she most recently participated as an Independent Expert at the last session of the African Union Special Technical Committee in Addis Ababa where ...

Stoyan Panov

Doctoral researcher

Stoyan Panov is primarily interested in the areas of international criminal law, public international law, international humanitarian law and international human rights law. His research is focused on the customary status of the obligation ‘extradite or prosecute’. S

Rehana Parveen

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Rehana Parveen is a former solicitor and former senior tutor at The College of Law, having taught both the LPC and BPTC courses. Rehana is currently a Phd student of the University of Birmingham and her research project is in the area of Islamic/Shariah law and its place in English law, particularly with regards to matrimonial and family disputes.

Mary Pillay

Mary Pillay

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: Posthumous tissue donation for research purposes: A legal and ethical perspective

Supervisors: Professor Jean McHale and Dr Leon McRae

Andrea Rocco

Doctoral researcher

Thesis title: The legitimacy of European intervention in the energy sector from an international standpoint

Supervisors: Dr Luca Rubini and Dr Julian Lonbay

Samantha Schnobel

Postgraduate Teaching Associate

Title of thesis: Veterinary Negligence: Legal and Ethical Considerations in Formulating a Duty of Care

Supervisors: Professor Marie Fox and Dr Claire McIvor

George Tizirai-Chapwanya

George Tizirai-Chapwanya

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: A critical review of Roman-Dutch law as a source of law in Zimbabwe with special focus on its interplay with customary law.

Supervisors: Professor Gordon Woodman and Professor Nelson Enonchong

Kayleigh Tranter

Kayleigh Tranter

Doctoral researcher

Title of thesis: An examination of the investigatory duty imposed on the state by Article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Supervisors: Dr Claire McIvor and Dr Kate Gooch