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Postgraduate Research Students

There are more than 150 postgraduate law research students registered in the School of Law.

View the profiles of some of our current research students to see their research topics, supervisors and working titles.

NameThesisResearch area
Aaron Hudson-Tyreman

'Traits' of the Commercial Mediator (working title)

Mediation methodology, ADR, Regulatory and Policy making mechanisms, Psychological Profiling
Ahmed M. El Far

Abuse of Rights in International Arbitration

Ahmed Mohsen El Far

Lis Pendens and Dépeçage in International Arbitration – An Anomalous Paradox or Orthodox Reality?

Aleksandar Ivanovski State Aid Law, Taxation, EU Law, EU and UK Tax Policy
Aleksandra Jolkina

Till Residence Card Do Us Part? Marriages of Convenience and EU Free Movement Law: the Case of Ireland

Asylum and immigration law, European Union law, European criminal law, criminal law and criminal justice, comparative law, family law, human rights
Aleksandra Jordanoska

The Implementation of Regulation in the Financial Services Industry

Regulation, Jurisprudence and legal theory, Sociology of law, Law and literature, Criminal law, international criminal law, European criminal law, criminal justice and criminology, Terrorism law, Evidence
Ali Zbeeb

Suggesting a Legal Framework to Construct the Arab Economic Union Post 'Arab Spring'

Andreas Marcou
Angeliki Papantoniou
Anton Moiseienko

Denying Entry to the Corrupt: Prospects and Challenges under International Law

Bruno Simoes

Contribution towards the tax harmonisation of investment-linked life assurance policies in the European Union (working title)

EU Tax Law
Camille Joly
Carla Teteris

Previous Statements and the Evaluation of Witness Credibility

Evidence law, Criminal procedure, Criminal law
Carolin Möller

Analysing the tensions between EU data protection law and processing data for criminal investigations

Ceren Mutus Toprakseven

Shared Responsibility in the context of Extraterritorialised/Privatised Migration Controls

Immigration Law
Dabrowka Grodz

The role of auditors in the context of corporate governance (working title)

Company Law, Corporate Law
David Andrew Foster

Trusts: Theory, Doctrine and Practice 1825 - 1865

David Quentin

Materialist political economy of corporate tax

Deborah Sewagudde

Why did video screens get slimmer? (A study of the role of Intellectual Property in the commercial development of organic light emitting diodes)

Dominique Mystris

African Justice Mechanisms and their contribution to international criminal justice and peace and security

International criminal law, public international law, transnational law
Fabio Giuffrida
Foivi Sofia Mouzakiti Financial surveillance in the fight against money laundering and terrorist financing in the EU: The case of the Financial Intelligence Units.
Franziska Arnold-Dwyer
Gloria Alvarez

The functioning of EU Law in the Energy Charter Treaty.

Jeanette Calleja Borg

Cross-Border Group Loss Relief in the EU

European commercial law, European and International taxation, Taxation
Jenny Knox
Jim Roche

Empowering the inventor; the most appropriate course of action for RNAi and antisense diagnostics and treatments?

Intellectual property law, Patent law, Trade Mark law, Copyright law
Jonas Bley

The UN Model Tax Convention - tax treaties with developing countries

Justine Noelle Stefanelli

Due Process and the Criminalisation of Immigration in the UK and the US (working title)

Katharine Theresa Weatherhead

Unravelling Mediterranean migration: legal and political knowledge creation and diffusion among asylum seekers, refugees and migrants

Immigration law
Kathryn Allinson
Khalid Khedri Invisible politics of effective control and validity of customary use of force in self-defence against Non-State Actors. Public International Law, Political Philosophy, Legal Theory, International Criminal Law, Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law
Khanuengnit Khaosaeng

Online Recreation Culture in the 21st Century: the Reconciliation between Copyright Holders and Subsequent Creators

Ksenia Bakina
Lolwa Alfadhel

Trademark enforcement through border measures: the case of the Gulf Cooperation Council States

Trademark Law, Counterfeit goods in transit, and Border measures
Maria Xiouri

The termination or suspension of a treaty as a result of its material breach and the relationship with countermeasures

Public International Law, Law of Treaties, Law of State Responsibility, Law of the Sea
Mariia Tymofiienko Economic functions of a trade mark: legal analysis Trade mark law, competition law, marketing
Mark Hanna Social Systems Theory and International Law Jurisprudence and legal theory, Sociology of law, Law and literature, Public International law, protection of human rights, International humanitarian law, disarmament law, International environmental law, Development Treaties
Mary Yarwood 'Prisoners and reproduction: fundamental right or privilege?'
Metka Potocnik Intellectual Property Rights (Trade Marks) as Foreign Direct Investment (the case of plain packaging)
Michaela MacDonald ‘Virtual Property: Building upon Established Legal Concepts’ Intellectual Property law, IT law, Property law, Contract law
Natalie Corthesy International Intellectual Property Protection of Country Names - Balancing Nation Brands and Geographic Commons in a Competitive Global Marketplace Intellectual Property law
Niovi Vavoula Immigration and Privacy in the Law of the European Union: The Case of Databases European Law, Border Controls, EU Criminal law, Human Rights law
Paula Westenberger

Copyright and freedom of creative expression: a comparative human rights approach to creativity

Copyright law, Human rights, Freedom of expression, Creative industries, Brazilian Law
Peter A Wilson BRICS and International Taxation
Roksana Moore Vendor liability for defects in computer security applications – can de jure standards be used as a tool to establish whether a defect should lead to liability?
Sam Fowles

The Role and Legitimacy of Third Generation Human Rights: Communities and Neo Imperial Politics and Economics

Sangeetha Manavalan

Prevention of Trafficking in Persons in Europe: A Comparative Analysis of International and European Regulatory Mechanisms

Shane Burke To What Extent Does the Current Law on Copyright Reflect the Needs of Conceptual Art Practices? Intellectual Property Law, Copyright Law, Patent Law, Legal Regulation of the Arts, Public Law
Stephan Buck Virtual Worlds – Virtual Governance Media law, internet law, information technology, privacy and data protection, Telecommunications, Electronic commerce, Communications law
Stuart Goosey
Kelvin Ying Yew Sum Copyright law, policy jurisprudence and theory; trade marks law and policy; Internet law; socio-economic impact of technology on Intellectual Property.
Tatjana Nikitina Regulation of over-the-counter derivatives in the European Union Banking and Finance Law
Thaddeus Manu The Impact of WTO/TRIPS Agreement on Local Production of Essential Pharmaceuticals and the Supply of APIs for Public Health Protection in Africa Intellectual property law, Patent law, Trade Mark law, Copyright law
Ti-Li Chen Copyright Exception for the Visually Impaired Persons: the Work of WIPO Copyright, Intellectual Property Law
Troels Larsen The Chilling Effect on Freedom of Expression in the Jurisprudence of The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR)
Vassilis Paliouras 'International Principles of Sovereign Insolvency' International Economic/Financial Law
William Linton Re-describing the limits of discrimination law from the perspective of modern systems theory
Xue Feng

Corporate Liability Towards Tort Victims in Personal Injury Context

Tort liability of corporate groups
Yewa S Holiday

Article 31 of the 1951 Refugee Convention and the prosecution of asylum seekers and refugees in England and Wales

Public international law, criminal law, asylum and immigration law, human rights, victims of human trafficking, international criminal law, constitutional law
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