Dr Mohammad Nayyeri, LLB, MA (IAU), LLM (Lond), GDL (Westmin), PhD (KCL), is a Lecturer in Law at Kent Law School.
Dr Nayyeri gained his PhD in Law in 2020 at King’s College London. His thesis focused on the role of international legal practice in theorising human rights and engaged with general legal theories and contemporary philosophical approaches to human rights. Prior to that, he was awarded a Chevening Scholarship from the British Council and studied an LLM in Human Rights at Birkbeck, University of London. He also obtained a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at the University of Westminster.
Before joining KLS, Dr Nayyeri worked as visiting lecturer at the London School of Economics (LSE), and King’s College London where he taught the full range of public law classes on topics of constitutional law, administrative law and human rights.
Dr Nayyeri has extensive experience of working with NGOs and has had conduct of cases and representations before international bodies and mechanisms including the UN Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances and the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child, and national bodies including National Contact Points (NCPs) in business and human rights cases.
He has also been accepted by various judicial authorities including the UK’s First-tier and Upper Tribunals (Immigration and Asylum Chambers), as well as in other countries such as Canada, Australia and Norway, as an independent expert able to give opinion on legal issues and conditions in asylum and immigration cases.
Dr Nayyeri’s research interests particularly concern human rights law and philosophy, international law, constitutional law and legal theory.