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LSE Law PhD completions

The opportunity to undertake advanced legal research at one of the world's best law schools.

Below is a listed of recently completed PhD theses at LSE Law School.

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LSE Law School students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2022/23:

Dr Sina Akbari
‘Normative Dimensions of the Practice of Private Law’
Supervisors: Dr Charlie Webb and Dr Emmanuel Voyiakis

Dr Stephanie Claßmann
‘What we do to each other: criminal law for political realists’
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Peter Ramsay 

Dr Raphael Girard
'Populism, Law and the Courts: Space and Time and in an Age of “Constitutional Impatience'
Supervisors: Dr Jo Murkens and Dr Jacco Bomhoff

Dr Rachna Matabudul 
'Tax treaty dispute resolution: lessons from the law of the sea' 
Supervisors: Mr Eduardo Baistrocchi and Dr Andrew Summers

Dr Tanmay Misra
‘The Invention of Corruption: India and the License Raj’
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Professor Stephen Humphreys

Dr Mireia Garcés De Marcilla Musté
‘Designing, Fixing, and Mutilating the Vulva:  Exploring the Meanings of Vulval Cutting’
Supervisors: Professor Emily Jackson and Professor Nicola Lacey

Dr Mattia Pinto
‘Human Rights as Sources of Penality‘
Supervisors: Professor Peter Ramsay and Professor Conor Gearty

Dr Morris Schonberg
‘The Notion of Selective Advantage in EU State Aid Law – An Equality of Opportunity Approach’
Supervisors: Dr Pablo Ibáñez Colomo and Dr Orla Lynskey

Dr Aleks Stipanovich (Bojovic)
'Environmental Assessment of Trade: Origins and Critiques of Effectiveness'
Supervisors: Professor Veerle Heyvaert and Professor Andrew Lang

Dr John Taggart
'Examining the role of the intermediary in the criminal justice system'
Supervisors: Dr Meredith Rossner and Dr Abenaa Owusu-Bempah

Dr Francesca Uberti
'Vaccine Opposition in the Information Age: A Study on Online Activism and DIY Citizenship'
Supervisors: Professor Emily Jackson and Professor Linda Mulcahy


LSE Law School students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2021/22:

Dr Irene Claeys
'The construction of a Regulatory Risk Device: an Examination of the Historical Emergence and Performative Effects of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s Market Risk Framework'
Supervisors Professor Andrew Lang and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Alex Damianos
'Ratifying the Anthropocene: A study of the Anthropocene Working Group’s ongoing effort to formalize the Anthropocene as a geologic unit of the Geologic Time Scale'
Supervisors: Dr Stephen Humphreys and Professor Alain Pottage

Dr Jonathan Fisher
'Mandatory self-reporting of criminal conduct by a company: corporate rights and engaging the privilege against self-incrimination'
SupervisorsProfessor Jeremy Horder and Professor David Kershaw

Dr Ilan Gafni
‘Rethinking the Negligence Liability of Public Authorities in English Law’
Supervisors:  Professor Thomas Poole and Dr Emmanuel Voyiakis

Dr Benjamin Goh
'The Literary Unconscious: Rereading Authorship and Copyright with Kant’s "On the Wrongfulness of Reprinting" (1785)'
Supervisors: Professor Alain Pottage and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Joanne Sonin
 'The evolution of the shareholder: legal change, deflection, and constancy'  Supervisors: Professor David Kershaw and Mr Edmund Schuster


LSE Law School students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2020/21:

Dr Fatima Ahdash
'Examining the Recent Interaction Between Family Law and Counter-Terrorism'
Supervisors: Professor Conor Gearty, Professor Emily Jackson and Dr Peter Ramsay

Dr Mackenzie Common
'The implications of social media content moderation for human rights and the rule of law'
Supervisors: Professor Conor Gearty and Professor Andrew Murray

Dr Geetanjali Ganguly
'Towards a transnational law of climate change: transnational litigation at the boundaries of science and law'
Supervisors: Professor Veerle Heyvaert and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Priya Gupta
'Leveraging the city: urban governance in financial capitalism'
Supervisors: Dr Tatiana Flessas and Professor Alain Pottage 

Dr Callum Musto
'States’ regulatory powers and the turn to public law in international investment law and arbitration'
Supervisors: Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp and  Professor Andrew Lang


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2019/20:

Dr Martin Clark
'The international and domestic in British legal thought from Gentili to Lauterpacht'
Supervisors: Professor Gerry Simpson and Professor Tom Poole   

Dr Sroyon Mukherjee
'Context-driven choices: environmental valuation in the courtroom'  
Supervisors: Professor Veerle Heyvaert,  Dr Margot Salomon and Dr Tatiana Flessas

Dr Wendy Teeder
'Judicial review and the vanishing trial'
Supervisors: Professor Linda Mulcahy and Dr Meredith Rossner

Dr Zlatin Zlatev
'Approaches towards the concept of non-pecuniary losses deriving from breach of contract'
Supervisors: Dr Charlie Webb and Dr Solène Rowan



Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2018/19:

Dr Jacob Bronsther
'Long-term incarceration and the moral limits of punishment'
Supervisiors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Peter Ramsay

Dr Tor Krever
'The ideological origins of piracy in international thought'
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Dagmar Myslinska
'Not quite white: the gap between EU rhetoric and the experience of Poles’ mobility to the UK'
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Dr Coretta Phillips

Dr Signe Rehling Larsen
'The European Union as a federation: a constitutional analysis'
Supervisors: Professor Martin Loughlin and Dr Michael Wilkinson

Dr Dvora Liberman
'Conductors of the legal system: An oral history study of the everyday lives of the crown court clerks form 1972-2015'
Supervisors: Professor Linda Mulcahy and Rob Perks (British Library)

Dr Barbara Pick
'Empirical analysis of geographical indications in France and Vietnam: opportunities and constraints'
Supervisors: Professor Alain Pottage and Dr Dev Gangjee

Dr Rafael Lima Sakr
'Law and lawyers in the making of regional trade regimes: the rise and fall of legal doctrines on the international trade law and governance of south-north regionalism'
Supervisors: Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp and Professor Andrew Lang 

Dr Ryan Stones
'EU competition law and the rule of law: justification and realisation'
Supervisors: Professor Martin Loughlin and Professor Pablo Ibanez Colomo 

Dr Rebecca Sutton
'The international humanitarian actor as ‘Civilian Plus’: The circulation of the idea of distinction in international law'
Supervisors: Professor Gerry Simpson and Dr Devika Hovell

Dr Sarah Trotter
'On coming to terms: how European human rights law imagines the human condition'
Supervisors: Professor Damian Chalmers and Dr Kai Möller

Dr Moiz Tundawala
'In the shadow of swaraj: constituent power and the Indian political'
Supervisors: Professor Martin Loughlin and Dr Thomas Poole

Dr David Vitale
'Political trust and the enforcement of constitutional social rights'
Supervisors: Dr Jo Murkens and Professor Thomas Poole

Dr Sally Ann Way
'Human rights from the Great Depression to the Great Recession: The United States, 'western' liberalism and the shaping of the economic and social rights in international law'
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Dr Margot Salomon

Dr Aaron Wu
'Sustaining International Law: history, nature, and the politics of global ordering' 
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Dr Stephen Humphreys  


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2017/18:

Dr Michael Akpomiemie
'The social context of business and the tax system'    
Supervisors: Eduardo Baistrocchi and Ian Roxan

Dr Bernard Keenan
'Interception: Law, Media, and Techniques'
SupervisorsAlain Pottage and Professor Conor Gearty

Dr Kate Leader
'Fifteen stories: litigants in person in the civil justice system'
Supervisors:  Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Linda Mulcahy

Dr Sally Zhu
'Law embodied: re-imagining a material legal normativity'     
Supervisors: Dr Emmanuel Melissaris and Dr Michael Wilkinson

Dr Velimir Zivkovic
'International investment protection and the national rule of law: A normative framework for a new approach'
Supervisors: Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp and Dr Chris Thomas


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2016/17:

Dr Samuel Tschorne Venegas
'The theoretical turn in British public law scholarship'
SupervisorsProfessor Martin Loughlin and Professor Damian Chalmers

Dr Simon Witney
'The Corporate governance of private equity-backed companies'
SupervisorsProfessor David Kershaw and Dr Carsten Gerner-Beuerle

Dr Henrietta Zeffert
'Home and international law'
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Professor Linda Mulcahy


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2015/16:

Dr Jarleth Burke
'A market and government failure critique of services of general economic interest: testing the centrality and strictness of Article 106(2) TFEU'
Supervisors: Dr Pablo Ibanez Colomo and Dr Andrew Scott

Dr Marie Burton
'Calling for Justice: Comparing telephone and face-to-face advice in social welfare legal aid'
Supervisors: Professor Linda Mulcahy and Dr Jo Braithwaite

Dr Anna Chadwick
'Financial speculation, hunger and the global food crisis: whither regulation'
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Professor Andrew Lang

Dr Ailbhe O’Loughlin
'Balancing rights? Personality disordered offenders, the public and the promise of rehabilitation'
Supervisors: Professor Jill Peay and Dr Peter Ramsay

Dr Anne Saab
'Towards a new food regime? Legal inquiries into climate-ready seeds and hunger'
Supervisors: Professor Susan Marks and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Orly Stern
'The principle of distinction and women in African conflict'
Supervisors: Professor Christine Chinkin and Dr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Chieh Wang
'Sexuality, gender, justice and law: rethinking normative heterosexuality and sexual justice from the perspectives of queer humanist men and masculinities studies'
Supervisors: Professor Hugh Collins and Dr Manolis Melissaris

Dr Susannah Willcox
'Climate change inundation and Atoll Island states: implications for human rights, self-determination and statehood'
Supervisors: Dr Margot Salomon and Professor Leif Wenar

Dr Elena Zaccaria
'Proprietary rights in indirectly held securities: legal risks and future challenges'
Supervisors: Professor Michael Bridge and Dr Eva Micheler


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2014/15:

Dr Sinead Agnew
'What we talk about when we talk about conscience: the meaning and function of conscience in commercial law doctrince'
Supervisors: Dr Charlie Webb and Professor Sarah Worthington

Dr Saskia King
'Agreements that restrict competition by object under Article 101(1) TFEU: past, present and future'
Supervisors: Professor Giorgio Monti and Dr Andrew Scott

Dr Dean Knight
'Vigilance and restraint in the common law of judicial review: scope, grounds, intensity, context'
Professor Martin Loughlin and Dr Thomas Poole

Dr Robert Knox
'A critical examination of the concept of imperialism in Marxist and third world approaches to international law'
Supervisor: Professor Susan Marks

Dr Ewan McGaughey
'Participation in Corporate Governance'
Supervisor: Professor David Kershaw

Dr Mark Searl
'A Normative Theory of International Law Based on New Natural Law Theory'
Supervisors: Dr. Emmanuel Melissaris and Dr Stephen Humphreys

Dr Yin Xiao
'Analysing the Enforcement Dimension of Regulatory Competition: A Cultural Institutionalist Approach'
Supervisors: Professor Julia Black and Professor Francis Snyder

Dr Keina Yoshida
'The cinematic jurisprudence of gender crimes: the ICTY and film'
Supervisors: Professor Linda Mulcahy and Professor Christine Chinkin

Dr Zhanwei Zang

'Law, state and society in the PRC: a case study of family planning regulation implementation at grassroots level in rural China'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Dr Helen Reece


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2013/14:

Dr Helen Coverdale
'Punishing with care: treating offenders as equal persons in criminal punishment'
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Dr Peter Ramsay and Professor Anne Phillips

Dr Johanna Jacques
'From Nomus to Hegung: war captivity and international order'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Mr Alain Pottage

Dr Nicolas Lamp
'Lawmaking in the Multilateral Trading System'
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Lang and Mr Alain Pottage

Dr Charles Majinge
'The United Nations, The African Union and the rule of law in Southern Sudan'
Supervisors: Dr Chaloka Beyani and Professor Christine Chinkin

Dr Vladimir Meerovitch
'Investor Protection and equity markets: an evaluation of private enforcement of related party transactions in Russia'
Supervisor: Professor David Kershaw

Dr Karla O'Regan
'Beyond Illusion: A juridical genealogy of consent in criminal and medical law'
Supervisor: Professor Susan Marks

Dr Megan Pearson
'Religious exemptions to equality laws: reconciling religious freedom with gay rights'
Supervisors: Professor Conor Gearty and Dr Kai Moller

Dr Nicolas Perrone
'The International Investment Regime and Foreign Investors' Rights: Another View of a Popular Story'
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Lang and Dr Ken Shadlen

Dr Yaniv Roznai
'Unconstitutional constitutional amendments: a study of the nature and limits of constitutional amendment powers'
SupervisorsProfessor Martin Loughlin and Dr Thomas Poole

Dr Amarjit Singh
'Compliance requirements under International Law: the illustration of human rights compliance in international projects'
Supervisor: Professor Christine Chinkin


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2012/13:

Dr Perveen Ali
'States in crisis: sovereignty, humanitarianism and refugee protection in the aftermath of the 2003 Iraq war'
Supervisors: Dr Chaloka Beyani and Dr Margot Salomon

Dr Kirsten Campbell
'The justice of humans: humanitarian crimes and the laws of war'
Supervisors:  Dr Stephen Humphreys and Professor Nicola Lacey

Dr Zelia Gallo
'The penalty of politics: punishment in contemporary Italy 1970-2000'
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Dr Peter Ramsay

Dr Ugljesa Grusic
'The international employment contract; ideal, reality and regulatory function of European private international law of employment 
Supervisor: Professor Hugh Collins and Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp

Dr Chi Hsing Ho
Socio-legal perspectives on biobanking: the case of Taiwan'
SupervisorsProfessor Tim Murphy

Dr Mary Catherine Lucey
'The interface between competition law and the restraint of trade doctrine for professionals: understanding its evolution and proposing its solution'
Supervisor: Professor Hugh Collins

Dr Sabina Manea
Instrumentalising Property: An Analysis of Rights in the EU Emissions Trading System
Supervisors: Professor Julia Black and Dr Veerle Heyvaert

Dr Udoka Nwosu
'Head of state immunity in international law'
Supervisor: Dr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Daniel Wang
'Can litigation promote fairness in Healthcare? The judicial review of rationing decisions in Brazil and England.'
Supervisors: Professor Conor Gearty and Dr Thomas Poole


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2011/12:

Dr Luis Barroso
'The Problems and the Controls of the New Administrative State of the EU'
Supervisors: Professor Julia Black and Professor Damian Chalmers

Dr Paul Benral
'Do deficiencies in data privacy threaten ourautonomy and if so, can informational privacy rights meet this threat?'
Professor Conor Gearty and Professor Andrew Murray

Dr Paraskevi Boukli
'Imaginary penalities: reconsidering anti-trafficking discourses and technologies'
Supervisors: Professor Christine Chinkin and Professor Susan Marks

Dr Isabel Calich
'The impact of globalisation on the position of developing countries in the international tax system'
Supervisor: Ian Roxan

Dr Benjamin Dille
Ill fares the land: the legal consequences of land confiscations by the Sandinista Government of Nicaragua,1979-1990
Supervisor: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Seema Farazi
'Nuclear Threats and Military Responses'
Supervisors: Professor Christine Chinkin and Professor Susan Marks

Dr Eyal Geva
'Corporate and Corporate Insolvency Restructuring: Employee Voice in an Anglo-American Perspective'
Supervisor: Professor Vanessa Finch

Dr David Hood
'What model for regulating employee discipline and grievances most effectively supports the policy objective of partnership at work?'
Supervisors: Professor Hugh Collins and Professor David Kershaw

Dr Matthew John
'Rethinking the Secular State: Perspective on Constitutional Law in Post-Colonial India'
SupervisorsProfessor Martin Loughlin and Professor Tim Murphy

Dr Andreas Kotsakis
'The Biological Diversity Complex: A History of Environmental Government'
 Dr Veerle Heyvaert and Professor Martin Loughlin

Dr Emily Laidlaw 
'Internet Gatekeepers, Human Rights and Corporate Social Responsibilities' 
SupervisorsProfessor Conor Gearty and Professor Andrew Murray

Dr Jeffrey Benjamin Meyers
'Toward a Negri-inspired theory of c/Constitution: A Canadian case study'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Dr Igor Stramignoni

Dr Abhijit Pandya 
'Coherence and Interpretations of the Fair and Equitable Treatment Standard in Investment Treaty Arbitration'
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Lang and Dr Jan Kleinheisterkamp

Dr Lorenzo Sasso
'Capital structure and corporate governance: the role of hybrid financial instruments'
Supervisors: Professor Paul Davies and Dr Eva Micheler

Dr Chenwei Zhu 
'Authoring Collaborative Projects: A Study of Intellectual Property and Free and Open Source Software (FOSS) Licensing Schemes from a Relational Contract Perspective'
SupervisorsAnne Barron and Professor Linda Mulcahy


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2010/11:

Dr Miguel Correia
'The Taxation of Corporate Groups Under a Corporation Income Tax: An Interdisciplinary and Comparative Tax Law Analysis.'
Supervisor: Ian Roxan

Dr Christine Evans
'The Right to Reparations in International Law for Victims of Armed Conflict: Convergence of Law and Practice?'
Supervisors: Dr Margot Salomon and Professor Gerry Simpson

Dr Emily Haslam
'Between Consent and Contestation: Civil Society, Justice and International Criminal Law'
Supervisors: Dr Margot Salomon and Professor Gerry Simpson

Dr Guoming Li
'The Constitutional relationship between China and Hong Kong: a study of the status of Hong Kong in China's system of government under the principle of "one country, two systems"' 
Supervisors: Professor Martin Loughlin and Professor Tim Murphy

Dr Jiabo Liu
'Copyright Expansion and Industrial Growth : A Case Study of the UK Book Publishing Industry' 
Supervisor: Professor Andrew Murray

Dr David Mangan
Thesis Title: 'Challenges of Change: Teachers, Government and Reform'
Supervisors: Professor David Kershaw, Dr Julian Fulbrook and Dr Bob Simpson.

Dr Charlotte Peevers
'Justifying Force: From the Suez Crisis to the Iraq War'
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Lang and Ms Anthea Roberts

Dr Stephanie Roberts
'The Decision Making Process of Appeals Against Conviction in the Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)'
Supervisor: Professor Andrew Murray

Dr Edite Ronnen
'Mediation in a Conflict Society. An Ethnographic View on Mediation Processes in Israel.'
Supervisor: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Matteo Solinas
'Legal evolution and hybridization: The law shares transfer in England'
Supervisors: Dr Eva Micheler and Professor David Kershaw

Dr Kraijakr Thiratayakinant
'Multilateral supervision of regional trade agreements: developing countries' perspectives'
Supervisors: Professor Francis Snyder and Dr Andrew Lang

Dr Qianlan Wu
'Competition Laws, Globalization and Legal Pluralism: China's Experience'
Supervisors: Dr Andrew Lang and Professor Francis Snyder


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2009/10:

Dr Ely Aharonson
The Role of'Pro-Black' Criminalization Policy in Enabling and Contraining the Mobilization of Eqalitarian Racial Reform, US 1669-2008
Supervisors: Professor Robert Reiner and Professor Nicola Lacey

Dr Matthias Boizard
'The Sell-Out Right as an Agency Control Mechanism'
: Professor Paul Davies

Dr Alan Brady
'A Structural, Institutionally Sensitive Model of Proportionality and Deference Under the Human Rights Act 1998'
Supervisor: Professor Conor Gearty and Dr Manolis Melissaris

Dr Reza Djojosugito
'The Role of Project Financing in Promoting Transfer of Technology (for the Microelectronic Industry in Indonesia)'
Sir Ross Cranston FBA

Dr Martin Dumas
'On Limitations to the Transformative Power of Consumocratic Law: The Paradigmatic Case of Rugmark.'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Professor Julia Black

Dr Elizabeth Franey
'Immunity, Individuals and International Law. Which Individuals are Immune from the Jurisdiction of National Courts under International Law?'
: Professor Christopher Greenwood and Dr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Debbie De Girolamo
'The Fugitive Identity of Mediation: Negotiations, Shift Changes and Allusionary Action.'
Supervisors: Professor Simon Roberts and Professor Mike Redmayne

Dr Panagiotis Kapotas
'Positive action as a means to achieve full and effective equality in Europe.'
: Professor Hugh Collins and Dr Thomas Poole

Dr Demetra Pappas
'The Politics of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: A Comparative Case Study of Emerging Criminal Law and the Criminal Trials of Jack "Dr.Death" Kevorkian.'
Supervisors: Professor Robert Reiner and Professor Paul Rock

Dr Heba Shahein
'The Development of Competition Law and Policy in Egypt: National and International Factors'
: Mr Giorgio Monti and Dr Andrew Scott


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2008/09:

Dr Aseel Al-Ramahi

'Competing Rationalities: The Evolution of Arbitration in Commercial Disputes in Modern Jordan'
: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Natalia Andreicheva
'The Role of Legal Capital Rules in Creditors Protection: Contrasting the Demands of Western Market Economies with Ukraine's Transitional Economy'
: Professor Sarah Worthington

Dr Marina Brilman
'Georges Canguilhem: Norms and Knowledge in the Life Sciences'
Mr Alain Pottage and Dr Emmanuel Melissaris

Dr Alejandro Chehtman
'The Morality of Extraterritorial Punishment'
Professor Gerry Simpson and Professor Mike Redmayne and Professor Cecile Fabre 

Dr Heather Harrison-Dinniss
'The status and use of computer network attacks in international humanitarian law' 
: Professor Christopher Greenwood

Dr Kati Kulovesi
'The WTO Dispute Settlement System and the challenge of environment and legitimacy'
Supervisor: Dr Veerle Heyvaert

Dr Indianna Minto
'The role of incumbent firms in telecommunications reform: the case of Jamaica and Ireland'
Supervisors: Professor Robert Baldwin and Professor Damian Chalmers

Dr Michael Reynolds
'Caseflow Management: A Rudimentary Referee Process, 1919-70'
: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Jaejin Shim
'The right to equality of workers'
: Professor Hugh Collins

Dr John Upton
'The Constitutional Thought of Joseph de Maistre'
SupervisorProfessor Martin Loughlin and Dr Tim Hochstrasse

Dr Marisa Vallely
'Mediation and Conciliation in disputes about special educational needs: Proportionate dispute resolution or justice on the cheap?'
Supervisor: Professor Jill Peay

Dr Ting Xu
'Property rights, governance and socio-economic transformation: the revival of private property and its limits in Post-Mao China'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Dr Tatiana Flessas

Dr Benjamin Yu Min Yong
'Becoming national: contextualising the construction of the New Zealand Nation-State'
 Professor Martin Loughlin


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2007/08:

Dr George Chifor
'Cutting Down the Law to Seize the Devil: Exploring the Relationship between Legality and Legitimacy in the Context of Humanitarian Intervention' 
SupervisorProfessor Gerry Simpson

Dr Sung Soo Hong
'The Regulatory Dilemma in Human Rights: The Status and Role of the National Human Rights Institution'
Supervisors: Professor Tim Murphy and Professor Martin Loughlin

Dr Manuel Iturralde
'Punishment and Authoritarian Liberalism: the Politics of Emergency Criminal Justice in Colombia (1984-2006)'
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Tim Murphy

Dr Michail Kritikos
'Institutions and Science in the Authorization of GMO Releases in the European Union (1990-2007): The False Promise of Proceduralism'
Supervisor: Professor Damian Chalmers and Dr Veerle Heyvaert

Dr Arlie Loughnan
'Mental Incapacity Defences in Criminal Law'
Supervisors: Professor Nicola Lacey and Professor Jill Peay

Dr Duncan Matthews
'Characterising EC Regulation: Emulation, Innovation, Re-regulation'
Supervisor: Professor Robert Baldwin

Dr Guenael Mettraux
'Command responsibility in international law - the boundaries of criminal liability for military commanders and civilian leaders'
Supervisor: Professor Christopher Greenwood

Dr Daryl Mundis
'The Law of Naval Exclusion Zones'
Supervisor:  Professor Christopher Greenwood

Dr Chidi Odinkalu 
'Regional integration and Human Rights in Africa'
Dr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Anestis Papadopoulos 
'The Role of the Competition Law and Policy of the EU in the Formation of International Agreements on Competition'
Supervisor: Giorgio Monti

Dr Wei Shen
'Beyond the New York Convention'
: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Charlie Webb
'Property, Unjust Enrichment and Restitution'
Supervisor: Professor Sarah Worthington


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2006/07:

Dr Tola Amodu 
'The transformation of planning agreements as regulatory instruments in land-use planning in the twentieth century.'
 Professor Martin Loughlin

Dr Louise Arimatsu
'Defences in International Criminal Law'
Professor Gerry Simpson

Dr Ruke Dukes
'Workplace worker representation in Germany and the UK: from industrial democracy to partnership'
Supervisor: Paul Davies

Dr Christian HjiPanayi 
'Double Taxation, Tax Treaties, Treaty Shopping and the European Community'
SupervisorDr Ian Roxan

Dr Chieh Huang 
State-Trading Countries in the World Trade Organisation - A Case study of Trading Rights Reform in China  
Supervisor: Professor Francis Snyder

Dr Bisher Khasawneh 
'An appraisal of the right of return and compensation of Jordanian nationals of Palestinian origin and Jordan's right under international law, to bring claims relating thereto, on their behalf to and against Israel and to seek compensation as a host state in light of the conclusion of the Jordan-Israel peace treaty of 1994.'
Supervisor:  Professor Christopher Greenwood

Dr Despina Kyprianou
'The role of the Cyprus Attorney General's Office in Prosecutions: Rhetoric, Ideology and Practice.'
Supervisor: Professor Jill Peay

Dr Virginia Mantouvalou
'Labour Rights under the European Convention on Human Rights'
Supervisor: Professor Hugh Collins

Dr Kris Panijpan 
'Market dynamics in corporate governance: Lessons from recent developments in English Law'
Supervisor: Professor Tim Murphy

Dr Jungwon Park
Minority rights constraints on a State's power to regulate citizenship under international law.
SupervisorDr Chaloka Beyani


Law Department students awarded their PhD in the academic session 2005/06:

Dr Shane Bryans
'Prison Governance: An exploration of the changing role and duties of the prison governor in HM Prison Service.'
SupervisorProfessor Robert Reiner

Dr Philip Chang
'Sociological economic analysis of law: A theoretical framework for understanding the correlative aspects of law and economics'
Supervisor: Professor Hugh Collins

Dr Caitriona Drew
'Population Transfer: The Untold Story of the International Law of Self-Determination'
SupervisorProfessor Christine Chinkin

Dr Jesse Elvin
'Political Correctness, Feminism and Law Reform in England'
SupervisorProfessor Christine Chinkin

Dr Zeina Ghandour 
'Indirect rule in Mandate Palestine'
: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Gus Van Harten
'The emerging system of international investment arbitration'
SupervisorProfessor Martin Loughlin

Dr Kirsten Lampe
'Human rights in the context of EU foreign policy and enlargement'
SupervisorDr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Shay Menuchin
'The Dilemma of International Tax Arbitrage: A comparative analysis using the cases of hybrid financial instruments and cross border leasing.'
SupervisorDr Ian Roxan

Dr Kris Panijpan 
'Market dynamics in corporate governance: Lessons from recent developments in English Law'
Supervisor: Professor Tim Murphy

Dr Everard Phillips
'Recognising the language of calypso as "Symbolic Action" in Resolving Conflict in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago'
Supervisor: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Rod Rastan
'Closing the Enforcement Gap: The International Criminal Court and National Authorities.'
:  Professor Christopher Greenwood

Dr Tamara Relis
'Parallel worlds of disputes and mediation'
Supervisor: Professor Simon Roberts

Dr Iyiola Solanke
'The evolution of anti-racial discrimination law in England, Germany and the European Union'
SupervisorProfessor Nicola Lacey

Dr Charlotte Steinorth
'Democratic Governance and International Law: Ideas and Realities'
SupervisorDr Chaloka Beyani

Dr Stephen Tully
'Corporations and International Lawmaking'