Claire Bright is Assistant Professor in Private Law at Nova Law School in Lisbon and an Associate Research Fellow at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law She specialises in Private International Law, International Commercial Law, Comparative Private Law and Business and Human Rights. She 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.
Before joining the faculty at Nova School of Law, she 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 of Florence.
She regularly organizes short courses, events and trainings in the field of Business and Human Rights. Her work to date has resulted in a number of peer-reviewed scientific 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 the Revista Española de Derecho Internacional and the Anuario español de derecho internacional privado. She has also contributed to various expert studies and policy reports for NGOs, Governments, as well as European and International organizations including:
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She was awarded the eLearning Practitioner Prize in 2016 for use of innovative methodologies in the development and delivery of undergraduate courses at the London School of Business and Management.