Doctoral researchers

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.

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

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

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 and peace agreements - An investigation into the relationship between the Colombian peace process and the new lex pacificatoria.

Supervisors: Professor Rob Cryer and Dr Gavin Byrne

Sophie Gallop

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: ‘Enforcing, and promoting the enforcement of, international human rights in domestic courts through the US 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

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.

Kirsty Moreton

Doctoral researcher

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