Thomas Bagshaw

PhD Student in Law

LSE Law School

English, French
Key Expertise
Human rights, social enterprise

About me

Thesis title:

'Entrepreneurial futures: social enterprise, development and human rights' [provisional title] 


Dr Margot Salomon and Dr Joseph Spooner

Research interests

International human rights law, law and development, social enterprise and entrepreneurship

Tom Bagshaw is a PhD Candidate in law. He holds an LLB from the London School of Economics (LSE) and a Masters in International Law from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (IHEID). His research explores the relationship between the projects of social enterprise and entrepreneurship (SEE) and international human rights (IHR). 

Prior to joining the LSE, Tom worked in Geneva as the Programme Officer on UN Human Rights Institutions for the Global Initiative for Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (GI-ESCR). His work focused primarily on engagement with the Human Rights Council and the Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights.

Affiliations / Memberships

Law and Society Association  

Awards / Scholarships

LSE PhD Studentship (2021 – 2025)