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Law Research

Research Students

Find out about the research interests of our current PhD and MPhil students.

  1. Dimitrios Arvanitis

    After completing an LLM at The City Law School, Dimitrios is now working on his PhD thesis in risk allocation in offshore oil and gas contr ...

  2. Minli Tang

    Minli's research at The City Law School focuses on the offshore energy industry from a private commercial law perspective.

  3. Amar Vasani

    Amar's PhD thesis focuses on the theoretical and conceptual underpinnings of shipbuilding contracts.

  4. Eugenio Vaccari

    Eugenio’s PhD comparative thesis focuses on the treatment of commercial distress and on the way in which statutory provisions affect partie ...

  5. Anna Evangelidi

    Anna's thesis is titled "Is the law of armed conflict (LOAC) out of step with unmanned weapons technologies?"

  6. Anna Labedzka

    Research student Anna is working on the thesis The European Union and shaping of its neighbourhood: in pursuit of stability, security and p ...

  7. Petya Ilieva

    Petya's PhD thesis explores the process of judicialization in international commercial arbitration.

  8. Neshat Safari

    Neshat's PhD thesis is "Reconsidering the role of the derivative claim as a mechanism of protecting shareholders in England".

  9. Julie Crutchley

    Julie is studying the role of victim participation and reparations in international criminal law to align the goals of peace and justice.

  10. Alexander Gilder

    Alexander’s thesis focuses on the practice of the UN in the implementation of the concept of human security

  11. Pinar Canga

    Focusing on detention of minors in Turkey and the UK, Pinar analyses potential domestic and international dynamics influencing immigration ...

  12. Julia Constantino Chagas Lessa

    Julia's focuses on seafarers' employment rights and human rights in her research, in particular, the definition of 'abandonment of seafarer ...

  13. Dogan Gultutan

    Dogan's research concerns the general legal principles regarding the awarding of damages in international investment arbitrations

  14. Plamen Dinev

    Plamen’s PhD thesis focuses on the novel challenges disruptive technologies pose to IP theory and practice

  15. Shengnan Jia

    Shengnan's thesis relates to lien clauses in charterparties from common and civil law perspectives.

  16. Alex Powell

    Research student Alex is working on Queering Refugee Law: A Study of Social Group Categorisation in the UK Asylum Apparatus

  17. Chijioke Chijioke Oforji

    Chijioke’s Research at City Law School investigates the regulation of Sovereign Wealth Funds from an economic governance angle.

  18. Simge Haznedaroglu

    Simge examines how the Turkish Corporate Governance framework has been influenced by both internal and external factors.

  19. Oliver O'Callaghan

    Oliver is examining the legal restrictions on press freedom in England

  20. Mariem Ben Slimane

    Arab countries in the World Trade Organization: an emerging Arab presence within the WTOs decision-making and dispute-settlement process.

  21. Aidan Swietochowski

    Aidan’s research at The City Law School focuses on defining artworks, predominantly within the legal frameworks of the UK.

  22. Annabel Beales

    Annabel is studying the suitability of interests-based and values-based approaches to FPIC consultation.

  23. Faizah Nazri Abd Rahman

    Examining the general liability of the shipper for cargo, specifically the issue of evaluating the requirement for the mental element