Biography

Achas is a practising barrister, and has been instructed in cases such as Coventry v Lawrence [2015] UKSC 50; [2015] 1 WLR 3485 and the Kenya Emergency Group Litigation. She completed her LLB at Leeds University, where she also tutored Land Law, followed by the BCL at Balliol College, Oxford.

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

Bachelor of Civil Laws (with distinction), University of Oxford

                                   

▫ AHRC scholarship;

                                   

Prizes:

▫ Medical Law and Ethics;

▫ Comparative Human Rights.

 

Bar Professional Training Course (Outstanding), BPP Law School

 

▫ Lord Denning Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn.

 

LLB (Hons) Law (First Class), University of Leeds

                                   

Prizes:

▫ Hughes Scholar Prize - Outstanding Graduate;

▫ Hughes Extended Essay Prize for best dissertation;

▫ Margaret Simpson Harrison Prize in Equity & Trusts;

▫ OUP Prize in Child Law;

▫ Routledge-Grant Prize for top marks overall in the first year;

▫ Ford & Warren First Year Prize for top marks overall in the first year;

▫ BPP Prize for Torts.

 

PUBLICATIONS

                                               

·         ‘A “right not to be offended” under Article 10(2)? – Concerns in the construction of the “rights of others.”’ [2012] European Human Rights Law Review 193

·         cited in the judgment of the High Court of Australia in Monis v the Queen [2013] HCA 4.

 

·         ‘Beyond pragmatism: defending the “bright line” of birth’ (2014) 22(4) Medical Law Review 494.

 

·         ‘What does it mean to suffer loss?’ (2014) 77(6) Modern Law Review 994.

 

·         ‘Case comment: Reaney v Staffordshire NHS Trust – clinical negligence – causation’ (2014) 130 Personal Injury Law Journal 22.

 

·         ‘Coventry v Lawrence: the unbearable burden of one's wrongdoing’ (2015) 34(4) Civil Justice Quarterly 303.

 

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  • AK Burin, 'Coventry v Lawrence: the unbearable burden of one's wrongdoing' (2015) Civil Justice Quarterly 303
  • AK Burin, 'Case comment: Reaney v Staffordshire NHS Trust – clinical negligence – causation' (2014) Personal Injury Law Journal 22
  • AK Burin, 'A “right not to be offended” under Article 10(2)? – Concerns in the construction of the “rights of others.”' (2012) European Human Rights Law Review 193

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