Claire de Than
Senior Lecturer in Law
BA, LLM (London)
Claire de Than graduated in Law and Politics from the University of London in 1991 then again in 1993 with an LLM. She then held lectureships at the University of East London and at the University of London and was senior lecturer at the University of Westminster before joining City in 2002. Her teaching fields include criminal law, tort, equity and human rights. Her research interests are primarily in human rights and international law, although she has also published articles on feminism, equity and criminal law. She is the joint author of 'Civil Liberties: Legal Principles of Individual Freedom', 'Human Rights Law in the UK', 'International Criminal Law and Human Rights' and other books, and is a regular contributor to the Journal of Criminal Law.
Dr de Than welcomes approaches for supervision from prospective PhD students in the areas of:
- criminal law
- comparative criminal law
- international criminal law
- national and international financial crime and fraud law
- media law
- UK and international human rights law
equity and trusts
- legal history
- interdisciplinary fields involving law
- Oliver O'Callaghan - An Examination of the Legal Restrictions on Press Freedom in England: To What Extent is Freedom of Speech among Journalists Protected or Restricted by the English Law including Defamation and Privacy?
- Gauri Sinha - Anti-Money laundering Compliance in Banks: A Critical Analysis of UJK Law and Regulation.