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Friday in Focus: Chintan Chandrachud

admin 10th August 2018

I am an associate at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, London. My practice focuses on commercial litigation, international arbitration and tax litigation. Some of the work that I have done in the last couple of years includes: acting for a group of hedge funds in a claim of share price manipulation against an automotive component provider […]

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OxHRH Associate Tarun Khaitan Awarded the 2018 Letten Prize

admin 7th August 2018

On 20 March 2018, the Letten Prize for young researchers was launched by Letten Foundation and the Young Academy of Norway. When the first call for applications ended, well over 200 applications from researchers from all over the world had been received. From the impressive diversity of applicants, a unanimous committee shortlisted five candidates, from […]

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World Bank Releases Women, Business and the Law Report

admin 6th August 2018

Women, Business and the Law measures how laws, regulations and institutions differentiate between women and men in ways that may affect women’s incentives or capacity to work or to set up and run a business. It provides data on legal and regulatory barriers to women’s entrepreneurship and employment in 189 economies, covering seven areas: accessing institutions, […]

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Friday in Focus-Ignacio de Casas

admin 2nd August 2018

I started my human rights career in my native Mendoza, the land of sun and good wine, in western Argentina. I worked there as a partner at Southern Lights Group, a litigation and advisory firm that provides legal strategies and solutions on business and human rights issues to clients throughout Latin America, Canada and US. […]

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Post-Grad and Post-Doc Funding Opportunity in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’ at University of Witwatersrand

admin 31st July 2018

The NRF funded South African Research Chair in ‘Law, Equality and Social Justice’, based at the School of Law, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, invites applications for postdoctoral fellowships and postgraduate bursaries (PhD and LLM) in the broad field of equality, law, rights and social justice to commence in January/February 2019. NRF Postdoctoral Fellowships Application […]

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OxHRH Collaborates with Oxfam on Action4Justice—Kenya Project

admin 24th July 2018

OxHRH is delighted to be collaborating with Oxfam on Action4Justice. This project will be undertaken by OxHRH Researcher Victoria Miyandazi. Action4Justice is a group of NGOs united to support public interest litigation worldwide. The initiative seeks to improve access to social justice for the poor and marginalised communities by providing practical, accessible and relevant “how […]

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Pressing for Progress: Women’s Rights and Gender Equality in 2018

admin 23rd July 2018

This report for the UK Equality and Human Rights Commission looks at the state of women’s rights in Great Britain in 2018. It assesses the progress on women’s rights since 2013 and makes recommendations to the UK and Welsh governments, in areas including: enhancing the status of international human rights in domestic law gender-based violence, harassment and abuse participation […]

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Applications are open for Kathleen Fitzpatrick Visiting Fellowships in Comparative Constitutional Law in 2019

admin 19th July 2018

Professor Adrienne Stone is the holder of a Kathleen Fitzpatrick Australian Laureate Fellowship awarded by the Australian Research Council from 2016 – 2021. The purpose of the award is to establish a world-class, capacity building centre for comparative constitutional law at Melbourne Law School known as the Laureate Program in Comparative Constitutional Law.  Further, recipients of the award are funded to […]

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University of Bristol celebrates launch of new Centre for Law at Work

admin 13th July 2018

On 28 June the University of Bristol’s Law School celebrated the formal launch of its Centre for Law at Work. Supported by internationally acclaimed academics, the Centre establishes Bristol as a centre of excellence in employment and labour law, and corporate governance. The launch celebration followed the Centre’s inaugural workshop event, Criminality at Work, the […]

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Congratulations to the OxHRH Team Members of Being Appointed Clerks at the South African Constitutional Court

admin 6th July 2018

Congratulations to OxHRH Research Director Helen Taylor on her appointment as a law clerk at the South African Constitutional Court and to OxHRH Research Associate Sanya Samtani on her appointment as a foreign law clerk for Justice Nonkosi Mhlantla at the South African Constitutional Court! Helen will be clerking for Justice Froneman from January 2019, undertaking legal research and assisting […]

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