Barry Solaiman | Hamad Bin Khalifa University
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Barry Solaiman

Barry Solaiman (PhD)


Assistant Professor
College of Law

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Biography

Barry Solaiman is an Assistant Professor at HBKU Law School. In 2017, he completed his PhD at the University of Cambridge which evaluated political corruption and lobbying issues in the UK. His research has been presented to the Centre for Public Law at Cambridge and the British Association of Comparative Law at Oxford. He worked abroad in Hong Kong as a teacher in 2013, holds an LLM in Commercial Law from Durham University (2012), an LLB from Newcastle University (2010), and was called to the London Bar in 2011.

As Editor-in-Chief of the Cambridge International Law Journal, he gained extensive experience in proofreading, copy-editing and management. He also co-founded the PhD Seminar Series at the Faculty of Law in Cambridge which he ran for three years.

His experience extends beyond the confines of academia having assisted Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe on the Lobbying Transparency Bill [2016/17] which he drafted amendments to. He also assisted the British Academy on a report pertaining to a potential British Bill of Rights, and liaised with experts throughout Europe when compiling a database covering the laws on the funding of political parties for the Department of Sociology at Cambridge.

 


Research Interests

  • Constitutional Law
  • Political Corruption
  • Commercial Law
  • Tort Law
  • Medical Law
  • International Law

Experience

Co-Founder & Chair, PhD Seminar Series

University of Cambridge, UK

2014-2017
  • Editor-in-Chief

    Cambridge International Law Journal, UK

    2015-2016
  • Managing Editor

    Cambridge International Law Journal, UK

    2014-2015
  • Assistant to Lord Brooke of Alverthorpe

    House of Lords, UK

    2016-2017
  • Research Assistant

    British Academy, UK

    2016
  • Research Assistant, Department of Sociology

    University of Cambridge, UK

    2014
  • English Teacher

    Hong Kong

    2013

Education

PhD

University of Cambridge, UK

2017
  • LLM International Trade & Commercial Law

    Durham University, UK

    2012
  • Barrister

    Middle Temple, London, UK

    2011
  • LLB (Hons)

    Newcastle University, UK

    2010

Selected Publications

  • Barry Solaiman and Catherine Gascoigne

    ‘Editorial’ (2016) 5(2) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 165.

    2016
  • Catherine Gascoigne and Barry Solaiman

    ‘Editorial’ (2016) 5(1) Cambridge Journal of International and Comparative Law 1.

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, The Regulation of Standards in British Public Life: Doing the Right Thing

    by David Hine and Gillian Peele (2017) 80(3) Modern Law Review 559. (Book Review).

    2017
  • Barry Solaiman, Constitutional Conventions in Westminster Systems

    by Brian Galligan and Scott Brenton (2016) 75(3) Cambridge Law Journal 652. (Book Review).

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, Policy Making in Britain

    by Peter Dorey (2016) 14(4) Political Studies Review 141. (Book Review).

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, The Business of America is Lobbying

    by Lee Drutman (2016) 14(3) Political Studies Review 300. (Book Review).

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, Life After Privatization

    by Raj Chari (2016) 14(2) Political Studies Review 443. (Book Review).

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, The Funding of Political Parties: Where Now?

    By Keith D. Ewing, Jacob Rowbottom, and Joo Cheong Tham (2014) 73(3) Cambridge Law Journal 635. (Book review).

    2014
  • Book review cited in Cruddas v Calvert

    [2015] EWCA Civ 171 by Lord Justice Jackson.

    2015
  • Barry Solaiman, ‘Overview: Constitutional Law’

    (2016) 6 UK Supreme Court Yearbook 360.

    2016
  • Barry Solaiman, ‘Overview: Constitutional Law’

    (2015) 5 UK Supreme Court Yearbook 157.

    2015