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Research Interns

Our research interns all share a sense of intellectual curiosity and contributed original knowledge and thought in various areas of technology law.

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Ceylan started BHRE as an intern and is now continuing as a research fellow, following her graduation in LLB Law with a First-Class Honours Degree. She is currently working on the DATUM project, where she has contributed her research in ethical consumption and supply chains, in order to promote the re-opening of sustainable commerce. She has worked on BHRE as an editor too, where she has published on company contributions to the illegal Israeli settlements. Ceylan also works as a volunteer at NOMOS international, a start-up non-governmental organisation looking at  Syrian conflict. She has  taken witness statements from victims in Syria as a paralegal and participated in a draft complaint to the OHCHR on the abuses of 2,000 victims. She  continues through research and campaigning to bring to attention issues that need justice. 

Ceylan Akbas

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Charalampos (Harry) Kliaris is an affiliate researcher at LETS Lab with interests in content regulation and digital surveillance. He holds an LLB and is currently studying for an LPC and MSc in Law, Business and Management. He has worked for Giannini and Associates Law Firm (Athens, Greece), Royal Tunbridge Wells Citizens Advice Bureau, Clements Solicitors (Ipswich, UK), Incontext Solutions (Teddington, UK) and Harbor Shipping & Trading (Piraeus, Greece). Charalampos has volunteered for Offene Arme in numerous refugee hotspots in Greece such as the one in Chios. His duties there included advising asylum seekers of their rights and assisting in naval search and rescue operations. 

Charalampos (Harry) Kliaris 

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Dilara has completed her Transnational Law LLM at King’s College London and is a 1st class honors graduate in LLB Law from the University of Greenwich, London, UK. Previously, she worked as an intern at the Business, Human Rights, and the Environment Research Group (BHRE) based at the University of Greenwich. Her latest paper “The Rise of Artificial Intelligence and Threat to Human Rights'' (co-authored with K Humble, 2020), analyses the frameworks governing AI technology and automated decision-making systems affecting the right to non-discrimination. Dilara’s research interests include disruptive AI tech and human rights, and the impact of machine learning systems on modern life, specifically online courts and   the judiciary. 

Dilara Altun 

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Elliott is a 3rd year LLB Law student at the University of Greenwich, with a true passion for criminal law. Studying for the Information Technology Law module has revealed the legal intricacies of modern technologies, which fascinate him as they inform our daily lives. Elliott’s research interests are in robotic liability, algorithmic accountability and redress mechanisms in automated systems.

Elliott Domeney

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Esra Kilic is an LLB law graduate from the University of Greenwich and is currently pursuing an LLM in intellectual property law at Queen Mary, University of London. She has an interest in the interrelation between both intellectual property law and information technology law. Esra is also interested in the impact of automated decision making processes on underrepresented minority ethnic groups and whether the developments in AI robotics should make robots  liable as legal persons. 

Esra Kilic

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Eva is an LLB Law graduate from University of Greenwich with a strong upper second-class degree classification. She has been awarded the Sarah Greer joint award for outstanding contribution for her work raising awareness on human rights and climate justice, as the co-Chair for the Amnesty International Society. During her studies, Eva was also part of the university debate team as a student editor for Sui Generis Law School Journal. She is currently working as a legal intern at the Business, Human Rights and the Environment (BHRE) Research Group and as a legal adviser at the Ealing Advice Centre.  

Eva Souchet

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Fatimazahra Dehbi

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Fatimazahra is a Research Associate at BHRE and part-time lecturer in law at the School of Law, University of Greenwich. She graduated with a First Class Honours Degree in Law at the University of Greenwich in July 2019. She has recently completed an LLM in International Rights Law at the University of Essex. 

Fatimazahra has previously interned at BHRE, analysing the modern slavery statements of various local authorities in the UK. She has worked pro-bono as a Caseworker on the Innocence Project London, investigating wrongful convictions. Her passion for human rights led her to volunteer as President of the University of Greenwich Amnesty International Society during her LLB.

She is particularly interested in the intersection between gender, business, sustainability, technology, and human rights; namely, areas that Fatimazahra researched for her masters dissertation, where she suggested a gendered approach to the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights and adopted a human rights approach to remedies for corporate climate impact. Currently, Fatimazahra is keen on exploring content moderation on Instagram through the lens of queer feminism.

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Isabelle is a final year LLB Law student at the University of Greenwich and a caseworker volunteer at the Innocence Project London. She has a passion for human rights and international law, with a particular interest in Information Technology Law. Isabelle is fascinated by how technology affects our daily lives, and her research interests are mainly in cyber-speech, the effects of social networking and antisocial conduct, data protection, government surveillance and artificial intelligence.  

Isabelle de Oliveira

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Mohammed Majeed Ullah is an LLB Law Student at the University of Greenwich. When not studying, Mohammed is a Senior Manager at an independent school and  sits on the boards of several charities and companies.

Mohammed has a strong interest in information technology law, financial services and fintech. He is passionate about ethics and anti-corruption.

Mohammed Majeed Ullah

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Sophia Ahmad.jfif

Sophia is a First-Class LLB Law Graduate from the University of Greenwich and a previous Oxford University Press: Law, Emerging Tech and Science Lab Legal Hackathon Winner (2020). She is currently working as an Associate Consultant at JDX Consulting, assisting a top-tier Investment Bank. Sophia is an advocate for socio–economic justice and currently volunteers for her local food bank. She also previously worked at PRAXIS; a pro-bono law clinic based in East London. Here she specialised in gender-based violence and Human Rights Law. She  advised victims of trafficking and domestic violence on immigration law and assisted refugees, asylum seekers and victims of the Windrush scandal.

Sophia Ahmad

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Szabina Horvath

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