Current PhD students
The following PhD students have presented a seminar to the Law Faculty on their thesis topic and have moved from provisional to full registration to reflect satisfactory progress in their study.
Thesis: "Finding the Bona Fide Investor: Corporate Nationality and Treaty Shopping in Investment Treaty Law"
Thesis: "Resolving Insurance Issues for Multi-Unit Buildings"
Thesis: “Using the UN Sustainable Development Goals to realise the human right to a healthy environment”
Thesis: "The Formation and Consequences of a Legal Order for International Commercial Arbitration"
Thesis: "Data Localisation Barriers to International Digital Trade: Pursuing the Balance between Data Sovereignty and Free Trade under the WTO Regime"
Thesis: “Protecting Mātauranga Māori as a Consequence of Behaviour Change”
Thesis: “Copyright and Podcasting: Investigating IP’s Role in a Digital Media Ecosystem”
Laura Rodriguez Rengifo
Thesis: "How to regulate Cyberbullying in New Zealand”
Thesis: “Climate Change Dispute Resolution”
Thesis: "Community Resolution Processes: A Way Forward for Victims of Sexual Violence"
Thesis: "Unregulated Fishing on the High Seas in Customary International Law"
José Villalobos Ruiz
Thesis: "The Implications of the Historical Connection between Mid-20th Century Socialism and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights"