Current MPhil/PhD Students

Omar ABDELAZIZ 
Europeanization of Contract Law and Its Effect on Third Countries: Egypt, Kuwait and Emirates
Main supervisor:  Dr Constantin Stefanou
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Adeoye ADETUNJI
Economic and Financial Crime Commission and Financial Crime in Nigeria Banking Sector
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Ikani AGABI
Bank Regulator and Supervisor Independence: A Comparative Analysis of UK and Nigeria banking Regulation
Main supervisor: Professor Kern Alexander
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Mads Andenas
Salim AL ALI
Legal Analysis of asset-backed and asset-based SUKUK
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR:  Dr Chizu Nakajima
Bahar HATAMI ALAMDARI
Resolution of International Financial Disputes 
Supervisor:  Dr Mahmood Bagheri 
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Kern Alexander
Mohammed ALKHAILI
Human Trafficking and the UAE
Main supervisor:  Professor Avrom Sherr (Maria and Mazhar day to day)
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Paresh Kathrani
Abdulrahman ALKHIELI
The Legal Framework of Corporate Governance in Saudi Legislations
Main supervisor: Professor Mads Andenas
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Maren Heidemann
Sara ASHRAFKASHANI
The Position of Shari'ah Boards in the Context of Shari'ah Finance
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Anne BABALOLA
A critical analysis of the laws and policies for protecting foreign investments in Nigeria
Main supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Seidu BAWUMIA
The Reality of Corporate Governance in the Commercial World
Main supervisor:  Professor Charles Chatterjee
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Christoph BEISCHL
Towards an Asian space agency? The whence and whither of Asian interstate relations in the space sector in the 21st century
Main supervisor: Professor Sa'id Moshteshar 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Michael Sheehan (Swansea)
Paolo BIONDI
Responsibility-Sharing as an Interest-based Obligation. Between Refugee Protection and States’ Interests
Main supervisor: Dr Constantin Stefanou 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr David J. Cantor 
Yeliz BUDAK
Relationship between amnesty laws and criminal prosecutions in transitional societies
Main supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Jerome CHAN
A comparative study of shareholder's protection in Malaysia and the United Kingdom 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Victor CHIMBWANDA
Reforming Legal Education: Should skills education be part of the academic stage of Legal Training? A comparative analysis of legal education approaches in England and selected Anglophone African countries
Main Supervisor:  Professor Avrom Sherr
John COLLIS 
The Rule of Law, Consent and Legitimacy in Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan and Mongolia 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Ronan CORMACAIN
Bingham's rule of law and legislative drafting principles
Main supervisor: Professor Helen Xanthaki 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Carolina Dias COSTA
How to structure derivatives (which are speculative by nature) as Shari'a compliant instruments without compromising the true speculative nature of derivatives?
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Alexia COUCCOULLIS
Compliance and Regulations Under the International and European Law on the Gaming Industry 
Main supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Gilbert CRENTSIL 
Informal Land Transactions and Economic Crime in Developing Countries - A case study of Ghana 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Rita CORREIA DA CUNHA
Countering tax avoidance
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Pisal EKHANIT
The Legal Implications of Financial Regulatory Structure Reform in Thailand: Compared with the UK, Should Thailand have FSA? 
Main supervisor: Professor Kern Alexander
Ejike Anaeto EKWUEME
The convergence of dirty money and private to private corruption : Fact or Fiction? How efficient are the tools to contain this? A discourse from Anglo-American and Less developed countries' perspectives
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Richard Alexander 
Jam GAZZAIN
Preventing Extreme Opportunism in Financial Markets: an analysis of the role of the UK Financial Regulations 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Laurence GEORGE 
The Fourth Estate and Access to Justice: Defendant Corporations in no win no fee group litigation 
Main supervisor: Professor Avrom Sherr
Dominic GIBBS
The Laws of King Æthelberht 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Freda GREALY
A Model Law School Classroom for Ireland, Comparative Approaches on Pedagogy
Main supervisor: Professor Avrom Sherr
Elshad HUSEYNOV 
Legal aspects of takeover defence tactics: A Comparative analysis - US / England 
Main supervisor: Professor Charles Chatterjee
Adrian IORDACHE
Legislating for humans: Romanian legislative design in the age of cognitive science
Main supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Calvin JACKSON
Promoting Highest Professional Standards in UK Remuneration Committee Advisory Services
Main supervisor: Professor Kern Alexander
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Emily Charlotte JAMESON
Rethinking development law: a strategic and significant step forwards for sustainable development in bilateral investment treaties?
Main supervisor: Professor Helen Xanthaki 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Maria Gavournelli
Keith JONES
The Rights of Employers and Employees under Employment Law and Trade Unionism in the UK
Main supervisor: Professsor Charles Chatterjee
Ufuoma LAMIKANRA
Women's rights in Nigeria: is legislation a solution?
Main supervisor:  Dr Alexandra Xanthaki 
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Shenshen LIN
Challenges of Legal Environment in China and the Challenges Facing International Corporations 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Enze LIU
The Prevention and Control of Economic Crime in China: with Comparative Reference to the Experience of Other Relevant Jurisdictions
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Osita MBA
The Nature and Boundaries of Tax Evasion, Tax Avoidance and Tax Mitigation
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Kassim (Abdul) MEGHJEE
UK - US Business Transactions. An in-depth study of the direct and indirect tax rules of the UK and the US as they apply to cross-border situations within the framework of EU Law
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Nima MERSADI-TABARI
International Investment Law and Lex Petrolea: a Comparative Analysis of Foreign Direct Investment in Upstream Oil and Gas in the Persian Gulf Region 
Main supervisor: Professor Terence Daintith
Angharad MILLER
The Use of the Source Principle in Developing Countries 
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Ahmet MUSTAFA
Self-determination in contemporary international law
Main supervisor: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Mohammed NAFFA
How international financial institutions are helping countries prevent the financing of terrorism and money laundering 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Martha OKIGBO 
The stakeholder approach in corporate law and governance: a perspective on US and UK practices
Main supervisor:  Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Chiara ORLANDINI
International Financial Stability as a Public Good. Rules and Architecture of a Global Quest
Main supervisor: Professor Mads Andenas
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Kern Alexander
Elohor Stephane ONOGE
Legislative Drafting and Effectiveness in the Nigerian Legal System
Main supervisor: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Maria Mousmouti
Marcelo PEDROSO ILARRAZ 
International taxation, the BRICs, and the Brazilian experience: tracing patterns and drawing comparisons
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Anibal PINTO 
Feasibility of implementing in Chile tax incentives existing in the British legislation for promoting venture capital industry
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Elnaz POURSAFAR 
United Kingdom's hesitation to adopt the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG): The role of the end user?
Main supervisor: Dr Maren Heidemann 
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Mads Andenas
Garnet PRAH-ARTHUR
The Economics of a Good Oil and Gas Legislative Framework Case Studies: UK and Ghana 
Main supervisor: Professor Terence Daintith
Valentino QUAGGIATO
The space debris problem: a study of its law and policy implications
Main supervisor: Professor Sa'id Moshteshar 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Maria Gavournelli
Mahvish RANI
Corporate Ownership Structure: An Islamic Law Approach Under the Debate of Globalisation of Corporate Governance 
Main supervisor: Dr Mahmood Bagheri 
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Kern Alexander
Dennis RICHARDSON 
The fallacy of globalisation (and the failure of the naturalization of laws)
Main supervisor: Professor Helen Xanthaki 
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Wael SAGHIR
The Role of Export Credit Agencies in Foreign Direct Investment: A Comparative Analysis of Protection Granted for FDIs by Home State and Host State and the relationship and borderline between Political and Commercial Risk
Main supervisor: Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Mohammad SHARIFUL ISLAM
Legal aspects of force majeure clauses in commercial contracts: a commercial study
Main supervisor: Professor Charles Chatterjee
Christopher STEARS
The Management of Legal Risk in Multi-function Financial Intermediaries 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Michael SUKUBO
Exploration and Exploitation of Natural Resources in Developing Countries: A Critical Analysis of the current Contractual Arrangements made between Licensors and Licensees
Main supervisor: Professor Charles Chatterjee
David TIMINIPERE
Regulation of Electronic Finance and Internet Banking in Developing Countries: a Comparative Study of Selected Countries in West Africa
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Grahame TURNER 
An investigation into the Modification of the UK's Direct Tax Law Necessitated by Community Measures and Compliance with the EC Treaty Freedoms 
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Sirajo YAKUBU
Combating the Laundering of the Proceeds of Crime: Has The U.S. and U.K. Anti-Money Laundering Law been Effective?
Main Supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
Reza YAZDI 
International Finance Corporation (IFC) financing with consideration of this issue in Iran 
Main Supervisor: Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Kern Alexander
Kursat YILMAZ
Post-Conflict Administration and Reconstruction: A Demand for Jus Post Bellum as a Legal Framework? 
Supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Eva YORDANOVA
To what extent have the EU and US competition law principles been translated into the Chinese competition law as regards to banking, insurance and investments?
Main supervisor: Professor Mads Andenas

 

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