Doctoral researchers

Current doctoral researchers

Elisavet Mavropoulou

Elisavet Mavropoulou researches responsibility-sharing in international refugee law through the lens of the principle of common but differentiated responsibilities and respective capabilities (CBDRRC). She aims to understand its potential as a mechanism for equitable sharing of protection responsibilities among states.

Her general research interests are: public international law, international refugee and human rights law, international humanitarian law and the law of the sea. Elisabeth is also interested in the interplay between international law and international relations.

Nicholas Louis

Nicholas Louis started his doctoral research in Jan 2018. Prior to that, he completed his LLM with distinction at the University of Westminster in September 2017. His research is an examination of illicit maritime drug trafficking under international law.

The research will look at regional, multilateral and unilateral approaches to drug trafficking as a transnational crime, as well as how those frameworks fit into international law, it's successes, failures, and possible solutions/recommendations.

Jelena Madir

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Monique Law

Monique Law completed an LLM with Distinction at the University of Westminster before starting doctoral research in September 2018. She will be researching the right of civilians to access healthcare in occupied territory.

The interaction between International Humanitarian Law and International Human Rights Law (IHRL) will be a primary focus of the study as will the extra-territorial application of IHRL and the extent to which such a right is, and could be, protected.

Pravin Jeyaraj

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Researchers in International Law


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