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Professor Peer Zumbansen Transnational Law Institute Director

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Professor Peer Zumbansen joined The Dickson Poon School of Law at King’s College London as the inaugural Professor of Transnational Law and founding Director of The Dickson Poon Transnational Law Institute. 


Full profile: Professor Peer Zumbansen

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Prof Zumbansen's inaugural lecture is on our YouTube channel.

Dr Octavio FerrazTransnational Law Institute Co-Director
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Dr Octavio Ferraz is a Reader in Transnational Law at the School of Law, King's College London. He holds an LLB and MPhil in Law (University of São Paulo), an MA in Medical Ethics & Law (King's College London, prize Benjamin Geijsen) and a PhD in Law (University College London). Before joining King's he was a senior research officer to the UN special rapporteur for the right to health, and then moved to Warwick Law School, where he was an Assistant and then an Associate Professor for eight years. Before moving to academia, he practiced law in Sao Paulo, Brazil, mostly in the fields of corporate public law and medical law, for over ten years. He is still a member of the Brazilian Bar and contributes regularly to the Brazilian press.


Dr Emily BarrittTransnational Law Institute Co-Director

Dr Emily Barritt is a Lecturer in Tort Law at The Dickson Poon School of Law. Her doctoral research considered how environmental rights, democracy and stewardship are promoted by the Aarhus Convention, an international environmental law convention designed to promote access to justice and public participation in relation the environment. A monograph based on her PhD, Foundations of the Aarhus Convention: Environmental Rights, Democracy and Stewardship, is under contract for publication with Hart Publishing. Since completing her PhD, Dr Barritt has undertaken research on the nature of adjudication in the context of climate change and the Aarhus Convention. Alongside this, she has worked on a collaborative research project at the Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance developing legal options for a new treaty on the protection of marine biodiversity.


Dimple Sahi Senior Research Fellow
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Ms Sahi is a Senior Research Fellow at the TLI, Kings College, London. With a background in Sociology and Law she has worked with international law firms, Ashurst, Freshfields and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy. Ms Sahi also served as Senior Legal Counsel for the European subsidiary of Japanese trading house Marubeni Corporation in London, advising on FDI projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and as Senior Associate with the Legal Policy and Research Unit of the International Bar Association. She has published several papers, articles and chapters in books and has been co-editor of international legal journals. Her wider research interests include transnational legal culture and processes, corporate social responsibility and legal education and curriculum reform.


Dr Philip ListeSenior Research Fellow

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Dr Philip Liste is Acting Professor of Political Science & the Politics of Human Rights at Hochschule Fulda, Germany. His fields of interest include Theories of International Relations, Law and Society Studies, Critical Theory, Human Rights, Transnational Law, and Global Tax Governance. He has published in journals such as European Journal of International Relations, Transnational Legal Theory, Indiana Journal of Global Legal Studies, and International Political Sociology. He has a PhD in Political Science from Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

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