Research Postgraduate Student Profile

Saroj Bejoy Nair
sarojn@hku.hk

Saroj Nair is a first-year PhD student at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law, where she focuses on international law and comparative law, including nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament law. Her research interests also include international energy law, international environmental law, international trade law and international dispute settlement. She recently was affiliated with the Office of the Legal Advisor at the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons. In addition to her Master’s degree in Human Rights from the University of Hong Kong, she has Master’s degrees in Criminology and Business Administration, and Bachelor’s degrees in Law and Chemistry. Prior to Hong Kong, she worked as a business consultant and as in-house legal counsel in India, Singapore and Germany.

Field of Study: Nuclear Non-Proliferation, Disarmament and International Law

Thesis Title: The significance of the disarmament obligations of nuclear weapon states under the 1968 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons for the development of a comprehensive solution aiming at total nuclear disarmament. [Work-in-process]

Programme of Study: Ph.D. 2018

Supervisor(s): Dr. JD Fry

Publications: N/A