Abdulqader Mohammed Qasem Alshami

PhD title

The Legal Frame Work on Investment Disputes Arbitration

My research concerns the arbitration of investment disputes between states and investors.

Anthonia Ugowe

PhD title

Corporate Governance in Nigeria’s Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs): Problems and Prospects

This research is intended to focus on corporate governance principles to tackle Nigeria’s SMEs impediments.

Ariel Humphrey

PhD title

Water-related issues arising during the life cycle of mining projects and regulation and/or control by the water law and mining law of the negative impact of mining activities on neighbouring water bodies (surface water and groundwater)

Water-related issues arising during the life cycle of mining projects and regulation and/or control by the water law and mining law of the negative impact of mining activities on neighbouring water bodies (surface water and groundwater)

Atika Lohani

PhD title

Critical Analysis of Universal Equality Norm of International Law in dealing with Protection of Women’s Property and Inheritance Rights

The study intends to deal with this issue to bring a pragmatic solution for elimination of oppression of economic and property rights of women.

Bérénice Lemoine

PhD title

Certainty or flexibility, what future for European Private International Law dealing with family matters?

The tension between the need for legal certainty and the desire for individualised solutions is as old as the law itself. This tension is particularly important within private international law instruments dealing with family matters in the EU.

Caroline Cotta

PhD title

Child Abduction in Europe

The phenomenon of international child abduction is a complex and multidimensional issue of international family law.

Daniel Uwanikone

PhD title

Creating an Enabling Platform for E-commerce in Nigeria – Lessons from other Regimes

My thesis seeks to analyse the current legal regime for e-commerce in Nigeria; whether the current regime for e-commerce is adequate to sustain the Nigerian e-commerce market?

Eva Jueptner

PhD title

The Hague Convention on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Foreign Judgments – Why did the “Judgments Project” fail?

Although conflict-of-law rules for international commercial litigation have been successfully harmonised on a regional level, there still is no global regime for international jurisdiction and the recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments.

Georges Gharios

PhD title

Over troubled waters: Delving into the institutional dynamics of water law in Lebanon

How did the interactions between the plurality of laws, complex administrations, and indigenous hydrological competences shape the current status of water management in Lebanon at the strategic, regulatory and operational level?

Juan Carlos Sanchez Ramirez

PhD title

Trans boundary Waters, Climate Change and Ecosystems: Identifying Opportunities for Improved Cooperative Governance Through a Better Understanding of Cross-Sectoral and Multi-Level Linkages

The main objective of Juan Carlos’ PhD project is to develop and test a trans boundary water governance framework that can provide guidance to implement existing or developing agreements (i.e. multilateral treaties and bilateral treaties).

Pontian Okoli

PhD title

Fairness in the exercise of jurisdiction - reflections on the Hague Judgments Project and implications for Africa.

The aim is to proactively and efficiently approach harmonisation efforts, especially in the context of jurisdictional bases, with a view to developing a viable system for the free movement of foreign judgments

Rachael Wallace

PhD title

Disability, Equality and Employment Law in the United Kingdom

My research aims to study the strengths and shortcomings of the Equality Act 2010 in enabling disabled people fair access to the employment market.

Samuel White

PhD title

Does the UK’s current legal framework offer sufficient protection of fundamental rights?

The purpose of this thesis is to examine whether the UK's current framework for human rights protection offers a sufficient level of protection of fundamental rights.

Sava Jankovic

PhD title

De facto States in International Law

In my thesis I deal with the position of de facto States in international law. I intend to examine significance of those units in the international legal order by a case study analysis.

Suneet Jalgaonkar

PhD title

Necessity and Legitimacy of Penalty Enhancement Hate Crime Laws: A study of both the victims’ perspective and those of society at large.

This research will document the need and legitimacy of Hate Crime laws and its impact on the victims and to society at large, by militating together the harm caused to the victims and burden on perpetrators caused by enhanced penalties.Necessity and Legitimacy of Penalty Enhancement Hate Crime Laws: A study of both the victims’ perspective and those of society at large.

Tracy Lelei

PhD title

Intercountry Adoption: The African Perspective And The Hague Convention On Protection Of Children And Co-Operation In Respect Of Intercountry Adoption 1993

The aim of this project is to encourage the ratification of the HCIA by more African countries as a protective measure for vulnerable African children in the process of intercountry adoption.

Urenmisan Afinotan

PhD title

Environmental degradation, Human rights and the future of sustainable development in the Niger Delta of Nigeria

My research examines the effectiveness of the constitutional safeguards, if any, and other relevant environmental legislations in Nigeria.