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Law of contracts; contract theory, especially relational contract theory; history of contracts; outsourcing/insourcing contracts; framework (umbrella) contracts.

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Dr Beresford would be happy to receive applications from potential doctoral students in the areas of Family, Gender, Sexuality and Religion.

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Dr Bryan would be happy to supervise postgraduate students in most areas within the broad field of Criminal Justice Studies (including, the Laws of Evidence and Proof; Criminal Law, the Administration of Criminal Justice; International Criminal Law, International Criminal Justice; Comparative Criminal Law; Comparative Criminal Justice). Dr Bryan also welcomes research proposals focusing on Human Rights, Civil Liberties, Legal History, Legal Theory, Legal Regulation and Social Control. Prospective research students should go to: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/fass/law/prospective/postgrad/admissions.htm

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Dr Butler is happy to consider PhD proposals in the following areas: International Employment/Labour Law: Research into individual rights will be considered.

EU Employment/Labour Law: Free Movement of Workers, Discrimination law, the rights of employees to participate in management decisions, Health and Safety, family-friendly rights, and social policy.

UK Employment Law: any aspect of UK employment law will be considered on the strength of the application.

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International human rights, in particular, economic, social and cultural rights; human rights and development; human rights, conflict and transitional justice.

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Dr Campbell is happy to consider proposals in the area of the law of contract, the application of economic and social theories to law and the theory and practice of regulation.

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Dr Chatterjee welcome potential doctoral students in the following areas

Socio-Legal studies, in particular:

Gender, Sexuality and Law

Film/Media and the Law

Technology and Law

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Dr Donogue is happy to consider supervising PhD students in the areas of criminology, criminal justice and policy.

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Dr Du welcomes applications in the broad fields of International Economic Law, comparative business law and Chinese Law. Prospective research students are welcome to discuss with Dr Du informally their proposed doctoral research projects.

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Dr Easton is willing to supervise PhDs in the general areas of internet law and intellectual property. Relevant topics include: Internet governance, website accessibility, domain name regulation, Internet service provider liability and online copyright infringements.

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Dr Fijalkowski is interested in research proposals from students writing dissertations or theses under the following headings: comparative criminal justice; transitional criminal justice; totalitarian crimes; terrorism; death penalty

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Georgina Firth welcomes doctoral applications in the fields of:

Criminal law - particularly feminist perspectives, penology and sexual offences

Immigration law - particularly feminist perspectives, issues relating to children and asylum issues

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Dr Fitzpatrick welcomes expressions of interest on PhD projects relating to: looked after children and/or care-leavers in the criminal justice system; desistance and resilience; the links between youth justice and child welfare; young offenders.

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Dr Follis welcomes potential doctoral students in the areas of: legal sociology, transnational crime, human rights, prisons, and capital punishment.

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Health care law and ethics generally. Dr Fovargue has a particular interest in clinical research involving human and non-human animals, developing biotechnologies such as xenotransplantation (especially issues of risk and regulation), reproductive technologies, organ donation and transplantation, consent and capacity, and decision making for the 'vulnerable'

Family law - especially issues around parents, parenthood and reproductive technologies, children and childhood - particularly children and health.

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Professor Gillespie is happy to consider PhD proposals in the areas of Criminal Law; Sexual Offences; Cybercrime; Covert Policing; Criminal Justice (including Evidence).

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Dr Glover is happy to consider PhD proposals in the areas of social security policy, particularly in the areas of in-work benefits and loaning benefits; relationships between crime and inequality; relationships between crime and social policy.

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Dr Humphreys is happy to consider PhD proposals in the areas of criminal careers, criminal sentencing, criminal deception, research methods and other areas associated with research interests.

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Professor Iganski is very interested to hear from potential applicants for PhD projects on 'hate crime'; antisemitism; 'race', racism, crime and justice; crime and human rights; equality of opportunity and workplace diversity. He is happy to talk through informally ideas for projects and support applicants through the application process at Lancaster University.

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Neil Kibble would be happy to receive applications from potential Doctoral students in the areas of: criminal evidence (especially in sex offence cases,evidence proof and facts, and evidence of bad character; criminal law (especially rape and other sex offences); comparative criminal law & procedure; judges, juries & lay participation in criminal trials; judicial independence & accountability; affirmative action.

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Dr Kingston is willing to supervise PhD or MRes students in the areas of sex, sexuality, gender, sexual offences and in particular sex work/prostitution.

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Dr Kopela is happy to supervise students in any area of public international law especially in topics related to international law of the sea and international environmental law.

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Esin welcomes PhD proposals in the areas of European constitutional law and theory as well as EU justice and home affairs.

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Philip Lawton has experience of supervising several successful Phd candidates and welcomes for consideration MPhil/Phd proposals on corporate law, corporate governance and also trusts law including legal transplantation and law in a post colonial context in these areas. He particuarly enjoys comparative studies but in addition to theoretical emphasis he is also prepared to consider a wide range of socio-legal and/or empirical approaches.

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Competition Law, EU Law, and Regulation

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Barbara Mauthe is happy to consider PhD proposals in the field of Public Law

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Dr Mayfield is happy to supervise research degrees in land law, property law and in broader socio-legal or historical areas.

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Professor Milman is happy to consider PhD proposals in the fields of Company Law, Partnership Law, Securities Law, Bankruptcy Law, Insolvency Law, European Commercial Law, International Business Law, Education Law, Fiscal Law, Legal History, the interface between Islamic law and western commercial law

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Professor Murphy is keen to receive applications from those interested in doctrinal and/or theoretical aspects of common law.

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Dr Murray is happy to consider PhD proposals in the areas of land and property law.

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Dr Ó Cuinn will consider PhD proposals in the fields of public international law, human rights and global health governance.

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Professor Ost is happy to supervise research degrees on medical law and bioethics, legal and social issues surrounding child pornography/sexual grooming and child sexual exploitation and other areas related to her research interests.

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Dr Potter is interested in supervising PhD students looking at aspects of Drug Use, Drug Distribution (trafficking, dealing, social supply, drug production, cannabis cultivation) or links between Drugs and Crime.
He is also interested in supervising PhD students conducting work within the field of Green Criminology (environmental harm as crime, environmental harm as a cause of crime, environmental protest).

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Dr Rieder is happy to consider proposals in the field of EU constitutional law.

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International Humanitarian Law (Law of Armed Conflict or Laws of War)

Human Rights relating to Armed Forces

Comparative Military law

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Professor Skogly welcomes applications in the broad fields of Public international law;International Human Rights Law; Economic, social and cultural rights; International human rights obligations; Extraterritorial human rights obligations International institutional law
Current or recent topics covered in PhD supervision: The Right to Water as a Human Right. The Implementability of the Right to Water.Foreign Direct Investment and Human Rights WTO.Human Rights and the Right to Health in Thailand. The Right to Participation in Human Rights.Indigenous Peoples and International Law. Language rights of immigrant minorities.International law, internal conflict and the duty to protect.The right to development and poverty. Trafficing in women in international law and the United Arab Emerets. Economic variables and the right to social security.Rights of Women in Pakistan.Discrimination in the right to education - experience from a European settting

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Dr Summers is happy to supervise projects in any field of international law, but particularly areas in the field of peoples' rights, the use of force and international institutional law.

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Prof. Sweeney is available to supervise research in the fields of international and European human rights law; international refugee law; and transitional justice. Prof. Sweeney also has an interest in some aspects of the law of armed conflict (IHL) and international criminal law. Please enquire for further details.

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Professor Vadi will welcome potential doctoral students in selected areas of public international law from the academic year 2018/2019.

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Criminal law; gendered violence; homicide; sexual offences; gender and the law

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Public law, constitutional theory, administrative justice, tribunals, jurisprudence, systems theory, complexity theory, autopoiesis, critical legal studies

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Professor Wheatley is happy to hear from potential PhD students with proposals in the field of international law, with a particular interest in democacy, human rights and the rights of minorities and indigenous peoples.

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Dr Xu is happy to supervise research in property law (broadly defined), especially those from a comparative perspective.

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