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Education CV



PhD Candidate in Public International Law, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2014-).

Attendee, Course in Public International Law, Hague Academy of International Law (2014).

LLM in Public International Law (Distinction), London School of Economics (2013).

BA Jurisprudence (2:1), New College, Oxford (2012).

A-levels/ GCSEs, South Bromsgrove Community High School (2009).


Work experience

Administrative Officer (Offender Management Unit), Her Majesty’s Prisons Service, Worcestershire (2013-14).

Mini-pupillage, 9 Bedford Row International, London (2013).

Teaching Intern, African Prisons Project, Kampala (2013).

Intern, Shabana Mahmood MP, Birmingham (2012).


Scholarships and prizes

WM Tapp Studentship in Law, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge (2014-2017).

Georg Schwarzenberger Prize in International Law, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (2014).

1st prize, New Statesman/ Webb Memorial Trust Essay Competition (2013). For an essay on British political history and economic policy.

Lawyers Alumni Prize for 1st place in the LLM, London School of Economics (2013).

Blackstone Chambers Prize for best performance in Public International Law, London School of Economics (2013).

Winner, African Prisons Project Human Rights Moot, London School of Economics (2013). Funded internship prize.

College Scholarship, New College, Oxford (2010).


Academic activities

Research Assistant, Dr. Devika Hovell, LSE (2014).

Presented a research paper on neo-colonialism and international criminal justice to a graduate conference at SOAS (2013).

Fields of research

The law of the UN Charter, humanitarian law, terrorism and international law, international criminal law.


The principle of non-intervention in civil wars (working title)



<p>Professor Christine Gray</p>


Representative Publications

Start Date

Sep 2014

End date

Jul 2017