Accepting PhD Students

    PhD projects

    I am available to supervise students in International Commercial Law, Secured Transactions Law, Aviation Law, Commercial Law in the Digital Economy (blockchain, cloud computing and AI), African Union Law and AfCFTA, OHADA Law, Socio-legal Studies in Emerging Economies.

    Personal profile

    Contact Details

    Email: [email protected]

    Telephone: + 44 (0)121 204 3998 

    Research Interests

    International Commercial Law, Secured Transactions Law, Aviation Law, Commercial Law in the Digital Economy (blockchain, cloud computing and AI), African Union Law and AfCFTA, OHADA Law, Socio-legal Studies in Emerging Economies.

    Teaching Activity

    Module Leader: BLM170 Law and Business in the Global Context (LLM Module)

    Module Leader: BLK513 Legal Challenges: Starting an Innovative Business (MBA Module)

    Qualifications

    PhD Law, Secured Transactions in Personal Property

    PG Cert (Learning & Teaching in HE)

    LLM Commercial Law - Sheffield School of Law

    Advocate & Solicitor

    Bachelor of Laws

    Employment

    2016 - 2018: Lecturer in Law at Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Essex

    2014 - 2016: Law Tutor: Nottingham Law School

    Consulting

    Legal Expert/Consultant, Legal Advisory Council of the Rail Working Group, UNIDROIT, on the facilitation of international investment and financing in railway rolling stock 

    Funding Applications and Awards

    AARM Early Career Research Award £1,000 

    Aston Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Pump Priming £9,940 - GCRF Capacity Building Workshop on Secured Transactions Law Transition towards Sustainable and Inclusive Societies

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
    • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

    Education/Academic qualification

    PG Cert

    Solicitor & Advocate (Nigeria)

    PhD, Secured Transactions Law Reform

    LL.B

    LL.M, LL.M Commercial Law

    External positions

    Research Expert, Legal Advisory Panel, Rail Working Group, UNIDROIT

    Aug 2019 → …

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