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Biography

George Ndi holds an LLM in Petroleum Law and a PhD is Natural Resources Law, both from the University of Dundee in Scotland. He teaches mainly in the areas of Commercial Law, International Law and International Dispute Settlement. He has previously been course leader for the LLM in Legal Practice course, and he is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. George has published widely in the areas of natural resources law and policy, the law of armed conflict and international investment law. His paper on 'Regulating International Armed Conflicts' won the Best Research Paper Award at the International Conference on Law, Regulation and Public Policy (LRPP 2017) held in Singapore in June 2017. He has delivered a number of lectures and training courses internationally, including a training course on the 'Jurisdictional and Applicable Law Aspects of Combating Transnational Acts of Corruption' to prosecutors working for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Nigeria. 

George has supervised a number of PhD candidates to successful completion of their research projects, in the role of either the main supervisor or a co-supervisor, on topics relating to international & comparative law, diplomatic law, arms control, and shipping law. He has been an external examiner for PhD theses at a number of UK universities including Anglia Ruskin University, University of Bradford, University of Bedfordshire, Leeds Beckett University, and the University of Strathclyde. George is a currently member of the editorial board of a number of peer reviewed journals including the International Journal of Law and Public Administration, and the Pakistan Journal of Commerce and Social Sciences. He is a regular reviewer for MDPI Sustainability Journal (Switzerland) and for the International Journal of Law and Public Administration. George has also previously reviewed articles for the International Bar Association's Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law.

Research Expertise and Interests

George's main research interests are in the areas of international law and commercial law broadly defined. His specific areas of research expertise include international investment law, natural resources law and the law of armed conflict. The focus of his research is on the role of international law in conflict resolution and in promoting international peace and security, particularly in highly contested areas such as control over natural resources and questions relating to the precise scope, normative function and legitimacy of governance models of a transnational or global dimension. 

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Research Output

Local Content Frameworks for Petroleum Industry Operations in the CEMAC Region: an evaluation of their functionality, sustainability, and normative underpinnings

Ndi, G., 23 Jan 2020, (Accepted/In press) Local Content and Sustainable Development in Global Energy Markets. Fattouh, B. & Olawuyi, D. (eds.). Cambridge University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

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  • Book Review: Arbitration of International Mining Disputes: Law and Practice, by Henry G. Burnett and Louis-Alexis Bret

    Ndi, G., May 2017, In : Journal of Energy and Natural Resources Law. 35, 3, p. 354-357 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalBook/Film/Dance Article review

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    Activities

    Sustainability (Switzerland) (Journal)

    George Ndi (Reviewer)
    28 Jan 2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    Argumenta Oeconomica Cracoviensia (Journal)

    George Ndi (Reviewer)
    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial work

    E-Commerce in the Context of the Iraqi Civil Code Provisions on Contract Formation.

    George Ndi (Examiner)
    17 Sep 2018

    Activity: Examination typesPhD Examination

    6th Annual International Conference on Law, Regulations & Public Policy

    George Ndi (Participant)
    5 Jun 20176 Jun 2017

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipating in a conference, workshop, ...