Law

Dinusha Mendis

Dr Dinusha Mendis

Associate Professor in Law

Areas of expertise

Dinusha’s research focuses on the digital aspects of copyright including copyright policy and the challenges to Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) as a result of emerging technologies. Her recent research has focused on the Intellectual Property (IP) implications of 3D Printing. Recent projects include commissioned work for the UK Intellectual Property Office on the implementation of a parody and orphan… Read more »

Melanie Klinkner

Dr Melanie Klinkner

Senior Academic in International Law

Areas of expertise

Melanie is an expert in international law and her current research explores the roots, developments and implications of the ‘right to truth.’ She is also working on a project surrounding post-war reconciliation via ‘gaming’ technology. In addition, Melanie is well-versed in the topic of mass graves and is interested in how the rights of survivors to know the… Read more »

Howard Davis

Dr Howard Davis

Reader in Public Law

Areas of expertise

Howard teaches a range of public law subjects at BU and has written widely on human rights law. His main research interest lies in the reception of European human rights law in the UK (through the Human Rights Act) and he has recently published on the right to vote. Howard has shared his expertise in BBC… Read more »

Sascha Bachmann

Dr Sascha-Dominik Bachmann

Associate Professor in International Law and Co-Director of the Centre for Conflict, Rule of Law and Society

Areas of expertise

Sascha has extensive experience in both the military and international law. He was a Lieutenant Colonel in the German Army Reserve where he served as a peacekeeper in the Balkans and trained as a Mountain Warfare Officer. He also worked as a German Rechtsanwalt (attorney at law) at the High Court of Munich. His academic interests blend… Read more »

Alexandra Otto

Demonstrator in Forensic Science

Areas of expertise

Alex started her working life in the South African Police Force, working in the Flying Squad. She was also one of the five founding members of the first Child Protection Unit in Johannesburg. After returning to the UK Alex worked for Wiltshire Police as a Crime Scene Investigator for 11 years, becoming a qualified crime… Read more »