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LLB (Hons) from the University of East London, an LLM in International, European & Comparative Law from the University of Keele, and holds a PhD in International Law from the University of Westminster.

Doctoral thesis examined the UN and the 'right' to self-determination, using state and UN practice to consider approaches and challenges to the 'right' to self-determination and their application in two case studies (East Timor and Palestine); LLM dissertation examined the international legal status of Hong Kong and of its people prior to its reversion to China in 1997.


  • Lecturer 1st Semester Public International Law (2008, 2009)
  • Lecturer 2nd Semester Licensing Law (Judicial Review) (2009 to date)
  • Tutor Public Law (2006 to date)
  • Tutor Legal Skills & Process I (2006 to date)
  • Lecturer Law and Culture (2010 to date)
  • Lecturer Women and Law (2009 to date)


UN, State and Subject: specialising in relationship between the UN and Self-determination incorporating the Use of Force and Environmental Law in self-determination claims and subsequent sovereignty claims over natural resources, and Transitional Justice Issues following self-determination claims and UN agency intervention.