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  • Bond University, Faculty of Law

    4229 Gold Coast


Accepting PhD Students

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Research interests

I joined Bond University in November 2010, having spent four years at the University of New South Wales as a sessional lecturer (teaching Advanced Legal Research and selected components of International Trade Law). My PhD thesis (completed in 2011) focussed on conducting a comprehensive analysis of international trade policy on global textiles and clothing trade.

I have a background in corporate law practice and I am primarily interested in international trade, business and investment law and policy. I am particularly interested in exploring the impact of globalisation on the trade policies of developing countries, and Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

My past research has looked at use of trade remedies such as safeguards, anti-dumping measures and GATT Article XX exceptions. Under international investment law and international economic law in general, I have looked at the evolving private labour standards, inclusive and exclusive structuring of BRICS trade and investment relations, definition of 'national interest' under Australian investment laws and investment in renewable energy sector in Pakistan.  

My current research direction is on exploring the nexus between export controls and the notion of indirect expropriation in international investment regulation. I have a wide ranging scope of research in the field of international trade, business and investment laws.

Statement for HDR students

I am happy to consider a wide variety of research proposals for higher degree research in international trade, business and investment laws (with the exception of international intellectual property and international tax laws).

Interested HDR applicants must particularly demonstrate the possible policy impact of their research in their proposals. I am particulary interested in supervising research focusing on trade-related aspects of developing countries and LDCs.

Please submit a detailed proposal, with brief methodology, on your proposed area of research (1500-2000 words).

Education/Academic qualification

Law, PhD, University of New South Wales

Award Date: 15 Mar 2011

Law, LLM, University of New South Wales

Award Date: 18 Oct 2004

Law, LLB (Hons), University of London

Award Date: 15 Aug 2001

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Research Output

Readapting Assessments in Response to COVID-19: Bond Law Perspective

Ghori, U., 14 Apr 2020, In : Centre for Professional Legal Education Blog.

Research output: Contribution to journalOnline ResourceProfessional

Open Access
  • The Confluence of International Trade and Investment: Exploring the Nexus between Export Controls and Indirect Expropriation

    Ghori, U., 9 Apr 2020, New Zealand Yearbook of International Law. Bornheim, J. J. & Riffel, C. (eds.). Leiden: Brill, Vol. 16. p. 76-117 41 p. (New Zealand Yearbook of International Law).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

  • Three Lessons on the Construction of Export Controls under WTO Law

    Ghori, U., 27 Mar 2020, In : University of Queensland Law Journal. 39, 1, p. 85-121 36 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

  • Encroachment of Social Licence In Australia’s Trade and Investment

    Ghori, U., Sep 2019, In : University of Western Australia Law Review. 46, 1, p. 55-89 34 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

    Open Access

    Submission to 2019 Review of the Australian Domestic Gas Security Mechanism ADGSM

    Ghori, U., 24 Sep 2019, (Submitted) 8 p. Australian Government Department of Industry, Innovation and Science.

    Research output: Other contributionSubmission to governmentResearch

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