Current MPhil/PhD Students

Omar ABDELAZIZ 
The Role of Punitive Damages in the English Law of Contract: Solution or Chimera?
Main supervisor:  Dr Constantin Stefanou
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr. Ioannis Glinavos
Emmanuel Saffa ABDULAI
A Critical Examination of Judicial Independence as a Bastion of Constitutionalism and Rule of Law in Sierra Leone
Main supervisor:  Professor Avrom Sherr
Katerina AKESTORIDI
Accountability of International Financial Institutions in light of Goal 16 SDGs: the Role of Multilateral Development Banks' Independent Accountability Mechanisms in promoting Sustainable Development
Main Supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
Second Supervisor: Dr Constantin Stefanou
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 
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
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
Rita CORREIA DA CUNHA
Countering tax avoidance
Main supervisor: Professor Philip Baker QC
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
George M. DAOUD
The Evolving Nature of Financial Crime with the Increase of Internet Capabilities. Challenge Identification, Legal Considerations, and Recommendations
Main supervisor: Dr Colin King 
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 
Julius I. K. FODAY
Gender Neutral Legislative Drafting in Sierra Leone 
Supervisors: Dr Constantin Stefanou and Professor Helen Xanthaki 
Cong GAO
Challenges and Opportunities of Investor-State Dispute Settlement Reform in China
Supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas
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
Dominic GIBBS
The Laws of King Æthelberht 
Main supervisor: Professor Barry Rider
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Chizu Nakajima
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: Dr Maria Gavournelli
Tasneem KAUSAR
Unwanted Children of the Justice System: A Study on the Child Defendants and their Access to Criminal Justice in Pakistan
Supervisors: Dr Colin King, Dr Hannah Quirk
Ufuoma LAMIKANRA
Women's rights in Nigeria: is legislation a solution?
Main supervisor:  Dr Alexandra Xanthaki 
Second supervisor / SOR: Professor Helen Xanthaki
Elohor Stephane ONOGE
Legislative Drafting and Effectiveness in the Nigerian Legal System
Main supervisor: Dr Constantin Stefanou
Second supervisor / SOR: Dr Maria Mousmouti
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
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
Lorna TAGLIAVINI
The Politics of Life and Death: The European Convention’s Right to Life, “unlawful killings” and the Coroner’s  inquisitorial process
Main supervisor: Professor Avrom Sherr
Benedict Jonathan TURNER 
An Economic Jurisprudential Approach to Securities and Securitisation
Main supervisor: Dr Mahmood Bagheri 
Second supervisor/SOR: Professor Kern Alexander
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
Patrick WILSON
How could the International Framework for the Automatic Exchange of Financial Account information be amended to improve the consistent application of privacy as a fundamental right?
Main Supervisor: Professor Philip Baker
Gilbert WUMI-EDREMS
The United Kingdom Value Added Tax and BREXIT
Supervisor: Dr Yige Zu
Tuğçe YALÇIN
Warranty and Disclosure of Information in M&A Transactions in the Light of the Theory of Contract Law – Comparison of the Common Law and the Civil Law
Supervisor: Dr Mahmood Bagheri
Second supervisor: Dr Pierre Schammo
Kursat YILMAZ
Post-Conflict Administration and Reconstruction: A Demand for Jus Post Bellum as a Legal Framework? 
Supervisor: Professor Ilias Bantekas

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