Professor Sol Picciotto
Professor Picciotto is emeritus professor of Lancaster University. He is currently Senior Fellow at the International Centre for Tax and Development and a Senior Adviser of the Tax Justice Network, and coordinator of the BEPS Monitoring Group. He has taught at the Universities of Dar es Salaam (1964-8), Warwick (1968-1992), and Lancaster (1992-2007); and was Scientific Director of the Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (2009-2011). He is the author of International Business Taxation (1992), Regulating Global Corporate Capitalism (2011), several co-written books, and numerous chapters and articles on various international tax issues and other aspects of international business and economic law. Professor Picciotto is a long-standing friend of the Warwick Law School, having collaborated with us for many years.
Likim is a PhD candidate at the ANU College of Law, Australian National University, where she has taught in the areas of legal theory, critical legal theory and human rights law. Her research is supported by the Australian Government Research Training Program. She obtained a Masters in International and Comparative Law at the University of Helsinki where her thesis was accepted with Exceptional Praise (2013). During her PhD studies, she was awarded a visiting fellowship with a mobility grant scholarship to the Human Rights Institute of Åbo Akademi University, Finland. Prior to commencing at the Australian National University, Likim worked as a Judge's Associate at the Federal Circuit Court of Australia assisting Judge Street and Judge Driver to judicially review protection visa matters. She has worked also as a legal intern at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda in Tanzania and the Special Tribunal for Lebanon in The Hague. Her primary research area focuses on critical legal theory approaches to refugee law particularly the heightened security focus on the asylum procedure, issues of sovereignty, rule of law and biopolitics. Her PhD topic looks at the intersection between refugee law and international criminal law namely the exclusion clause of the Refugee Convention.
Dr Lorenzo Cotula
Dr Cotula is a principal researcher in law and sustainable development at the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), where he leads the Legal Tools Team. He leads research, capacity and policy work on issues at the interface between law and international development, with a focus on the law governing natural resource rights and investments in low and middle-income countries. He has published widely on land and natural resource rights, investment law and human rights.
Dr Jeremmy Okonjo
Jeremmy is currently a Visiting/Honorary Research Fellow at the Centre for Law, Regulation and Governance of the Global Economy (GLOBE), Warwick Law School. He is a Lecturer of Law at Kent Law School, University of Kent, where he has taught Public Law, Contract Law, and other foundational law modules, since 2014. Jeremmy has a PhD in Law from Kent Law School, an LLM degree from University College London (UCL), and LLM and LLB degrees from University of Nairobi. Prior to joining Kent Law School, Jeremmy practiced law in Nairobi, Kenya, where he engaged in constitutional law, human rights, and election law litigation, in addition to transactional work in banking and Finance law, and corporate and commercial law. He also worked with other national, regional and international capital markets stakeholders in promoting the establishment of a commodities and derivatives market in Kenya and the East African region. He has consequently been invited to speaking engagements under the auspices of the securities markets’ World Exchange Congress. Jeremmy is an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, a member of the UK Constitutional Law Association, and a member of the Law Society of Kenya.
Professor Stephanie de Moerloose
Stephanie de Moerloose is a Professor of International Development Cooperation at the Faculty of Law and of International Programmes at Austral University, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Stephanie is also a doctoral candidate at the Institute for Environmental Sciences, Faculty of Law, University of Geneva, Switzerland. Stephanie’s area of expertise is on international development finance and law, in particular relation to multilateral development banks.