Dr Claire Bright is an Associate Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law, as well as an Assistant Professor in Private Law at Nova Law School in Lisbon. She specialises in Business and Human Rights. Claire regularly organizes events and delivers short courses and trainings in the field. Her work to date has resulted in a number of peer reviewed publications in English, French, Italian and Spanish, including in the following journals: International & Comparative Law Quarterly, Business and Politics, Business and Human Rights Journal, the European Yearbook on Human Rights, Droit Social, Revista Española de Derecho international and the Anuario español de derecho internacional privado. She has also contributed to various expert studies and policy reports for NGOs, Governments, international organizations, as well as for the European institutions including:
- A study for the European Parliament on Access to legal remedies for victims of corporate human rights abuses in third countries.
- A study for the European Commission on due diligence requirements through the supply chains.
- A study for the 11.11.11 and the Working Group on Corporate Accountability on the Options for Mandatory Human Rights Due Diligence in Belgium.
Prior to joining BIICL, Claire has worked as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford, an Associate lecturer at Oxford Brookes University and as a Lecturer at the London School of Business and Management. She was also a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute.
Claire holds a PhD in International Law from the European University Institute, an LL.M in Private International Law and International Commercial Law from La Sorbonne Law School and a Double Bachelor's degree in French and English Laws from UPEC.
Dr Claire Bright
Associate Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights
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