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Education CV

Master of Law (First class), University of Cambridge (2016)

Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand (2013)

Bachelor of Laws (First class), University of Canterbury, New Zealand (2013)

Bachelor of Arts (German, Political Science), University of Canterbury, New Zealand (2013)

Scholarships and awards:

  • Trinity College Hollond-Whittaker Research Studentship (to undertake a PhD in Law)
  • Chevening Scholarship (to undertake the Cambridge LLM)
  • LB Wood Travelling Scholarship (to undertake the Cambridge LLM)
  • Gordon Watson Scholarship (to undertake the LLM)
  • Corallyn Newman Award (Canterbury University)
  • International Exchange Award (to Nottingham University Law School)
  • Ewart Hay Prize (first in Public International Law) 
  • Dean’s Invitation to Honours (top 5% in German; top 10% in Political Science)
  • Canterbury University Dux Scholarship
  • Canterbury University Law School Scholarship
  • Bickerton-Widdowson Scholarship (Canterbury University)

Teaching experience at Cambridge: 

  • Lecturer, LLM Law & Information (breach of confidence and misuse of private information) (2018-19)
  • Supervisor, Law Tripos Constitutional Law (2018-19)
  • Small group teaching, LLM Law & Information (defamation) (2018-19; and 2017-18)
  • Small group teaching, LLM Civil Liberties & Human Rights (privacy and freedom of expression) (2017-18)

Professional experience:

  • Solicitor (Wellingon, New Zealand): Public Law; Litigation; International Trade (2013-2015)

Fields of research

Regulation of expression


Media law

Human rights law

Constitutional law

Rights jurisprudence

Legal and political philosophy



A more principled approach to the conflict between privacy and freedom of expression in the law of misuse of private information


Dr Kirsty Hughes

Professor David Feldman KC

Representative Publications

Published work

J Gligorijevic "Children’s privacy: The Role of Parental Control and Consent" (2019) 19(2) Human Rights Law Review 201-229.

J Gligorijević "Privacy at the Intersection of Public Law and Private Law" [2019] Public Law 563-580.

J Gligorijević “Publication restrictions on judgments and judicial proceedings: problems with the presumptive equivalence of rights” (2017) 9(2) Journal of Media Law 215-231.

J Gligorijevic “Parliamentary privilege reaffirmed” [2014] NZLJ 393.

Conference papers

"Privacy, freedom of expression, and English common law" (presented at The Trinity Forum, Trinity College, Cambridge, June 2019)

"On the unlawfulness of hate speech: a critique of Jeremy Waldron The Harm in Hate Speech (2012, HUP, Cambridge, Mass.)" (presented at Cambridge Forum for Legal and Political Philosophy, January 2019)

"The balance between privacy and freedom of expression after Sir Cliff Richard v BBC" (presented at Cambridge Centre for Public Law, October 2018)

"Recognising and confronting conflicts between human rights: the case of privacy and freedom of expression" (presented at SLS Conference, QMUL, September 2018)

"Privacy on the Frontiers of Public Law" (presented at the Public Law Conference, University of Melbourne, July 2018)

"Policing speech: using persuasion and autonomy to identify actionable harm in expression" (presented at McGill University, Montreal, May 2018)

"Current trends in English privacy law: protecting children online" (presented at KU Leuven, March 2018)

"Children’s privacy: the role of parental control and consent" (presented at Trinity College Dublin, February 2018)

"Conflicts of rights do exist: a critique of Adina Preda 'Are there any conflicts of rights?' (2015) 18 Ethical Theory and Moral Practice 677" (presented at Cambridge Forum for Legal and Political Philosophy, December 2017)


J Gligorijević “Forcing online platforms to remove footage of violent attacks: could privacy help?” Inforrm’s Blog (21 March 2019) (accessible at:

J Gligorijević "Breaching Injunctions in Parliament: An Unconstitutional Abuse of Parliamentary Privilege" U.K. Const. L. Blog (29 Oct 2018) (accessible at:

J Gligorijević "Upholding celebrities’ privacy and problematising news media claims to freedom of expression: Sir Cliff Richard v BBC" Inforrm's Blog (29 July 2018) (accessible at:

Start Date

Oct 2016

End date

Jul 2019