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Dr Azadeh Chalabi LLB, LLM, PhD, FHEA

Senior Lecturer Law


    Personal Statement

    Azadeh Chalabi joined the Law School as a Lecturer in September 2018 and promoted to Senior Lecturer in December 2019. Before joining Liverpool, she was a lecturer at Ulster University, Transitional Justice Institute (TJI). Previously, Azadeh was a Teaching Fellow at University College London (UCL) Faculty of Laws where she completed her PhD. She also holds an LLB (with high honours) and LLM (with high honours).

    Azadeh has written two books and several articles. Her last monograph, entitled “National Human Rights Action Planning” published by Oxford University Press in 2018 and her first book, entitled “Corruption and the Legitimacy of Law: A Socio-Legal Perspective” (in Persian) published in 2017. Apart from the books, all her work is published in peer reviewed journals and the majority appears in the leading journals in the area.

    Her research interests include the right to environment, national human rights action planning, climate change litigation, global networked governance for implementing human rights, business and human rights, the social ontological status of human rights from a critical realist perspective, and legal philosophy. Azadeh is currently working on the scope, nature and content of human right to environment and corporate climate change litigation.

    Azadeh’s teaching interests are in the areas of Human Rights Law; Law and Development; Gender and Human Rights; Economic, Social and Cultural Rights; Public International Law; Comparative Law; Sociology of Law; Jurisprudence; and Research Methodology (qualitative and quantitative). Since June 2017, she is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).