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Dr Claire Bright


Claire Bright is Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights, and joined the BIICL in February 2019. She is also a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute in Florence. Her main research interests focus on Business and Human Rights and she is currently working on a research project for the European Commission on human rights due diligence in supply chains.

Prior to joining the Institute, Claire has worked as a Lecturer at the London School of Business and Management, and as a Programme Associate on the Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford.

Claire has taught on a range of core law subjects including European Law, International Law, Land Law and Equity and Trusts, and was awarded the eLearning Practitioner Prize in 2016 for use of innovative methodologies in the development and delivery of undergraduate courses. She delivered a course on Business and Human Rights at the Venice Summer School of Human Rights, European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation in June 2018.

Her work to date has resulted in a number of publications in the area of business and human rights, including a recently co-authored report for the European Parliament on Access to legal remedies for victims of corporate human rights abuses in third countries.

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 in French and English Laws from the University Paris-Est.


Dr Claire Bright

Research Fellow in Business and Human Rights

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