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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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T. +44 (0)20 7848 7548 

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

Professor Zumbansen is unable to accept any new PhD student applications for 2018/19.

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.


Dimple Bath Senior Research Fellow
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Dimple Bath is a Senior Research Fellow at the Transnational Law Institute, The Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College, London. She is admitted as an English and Indian lawyer. Dimple received a BA in Sociology and an LL.B. from Delhi University and is presently earning a LL.M. in International Corporate and Commercial Law from King’s. During her previous work at the law firms Ashurst, Freshfields and Milbank Tweed Hadley & McCloy, she focussed on limited recourse project financings, risk mitigation, tariff component and sovereign concessions. Dimple also served as Senior Legal Counsel for Marubeni Europower Ltd, the European subsidiary of the Japanese trading house Marubeni Corporation, advising on Marubeni’s infrastructure, oil/gas and electricity FDI projects in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. She has been Co-Editor of Sweet & Maxwell journals Oil & Gas Law and Taxation Review as well as Project Finance International. Dimple is a senior associate with the Legal Policy and Research Unit of the International Bar Association. Her wider research interests include transnational legal culture and processes, corporate social responsibility and legal education and curriculum reform.


Mita Vaghji Transnational Law Institute Coordinator


Mita Vaghji Coordinates two research centres both the TLI and PPL. 

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