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Mrs Kumari Lane

  • Overview



    After obtaining the LLB and Attorney-at-Law qualifications in Sri Lanka, I came to England in 1971. I obtained three postgraduate qualifications in England. Since 1980 I have been teaching in higher education. Currently in addition to teaching at Birkbeck, I am the module convenor in Advanced Contract Law for the University of London online LLM and an examiner for the law of contract and the law of tort for the University of London International undergraduate programmes.



    • LLB (Sri Lanka)
    • LLM (London)
    • LLB/LLM (Cantab.)
    • MPhil (London)
    • Attorney-at-Law (Sri Lanka)
    • FHEA
  • Research


    Research interests

    • Climate Change Refugees and Refugee Law: Viewed Through a Postcolonial Lens
  • Supervision and teaching

    Supervision and teaching


    Teaching modules

    • Tort Law (LADD037S5)
    • Tort Law (Senior Status) (LADD063S7)
    • Private International Law (LADD065H6)