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BRIGHT, Claire


Max Weber Fellow 2018-2019

Email: [email protected]
Tel: (+39)-055-4685-665  (ext: 2665)
Office: VPAD 09

European University Institute
Max Weber Programme
Via dei Roccettini, 9
50014 San Domenico di Fiesole

Departmental affiliation: LAW

Mentor: Hans Micklitz

Thematic Group: Governance, Constitutionalism and Democracy


Claire Bright 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.

In the past, she has worked as a Lecturer at the London School of Business and Management where she was Module Leader for several Private Law modules as well as Personal Development Planning Coordinator within the LL.B.

Claire has also worked as a Programme Associate on the Research Programme on Civil Justice Systems at the Centre for Socio-Legal Studies of the University of Oxford where she collaborated on research projects on Alternative Dispute Resolution mechanisms in Civil Justice Systems as well as in Business-Related Human Rights Claims.

Claire's main research interests focus on Business and Human Rights. In her current work, she looks at human rights due diligence requirements for multinational corporations. She also looks at what the findings of behavioural psychology can teach the field of Business and Human Rights. 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.

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 2016for use of innovative methodologies in the development and delivery of undergraduate courses.

Page last updated on 13 September 2019

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