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Biography

Lisa is a Research Fellow for the Modern Slavery Policy and Evidence Centre, which is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Strategic Priorities Fund and led by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), in collaboration with other research councils, it brings together academics, policy-makers, businesses and civil society organisations to drive forward new studies, share knowledge, and improve collaboration both at home and overseas, to further strengthen the UK's response to modern slavery. With the support of the AHRC and the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, Lisa works with an impressive multi-disciplinary team of academics and practitioners.

Lisa joined the University of Oxford in 2017 to undertake research into the influence and effect of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 under the supervision of Prof. Fernanda Pirie. In her research, she considers how corporations have responded to transparency measures outlined by the Act. She is a member of the Business and Human Rights team at the Bonavero Institute of Human Rights, and winner of the Busuttil Domus Prize in 2018.

Prior to joining the Faculty of Law, Lisa was an associate at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London specialising in commercial dispute resolution and corporate investigations. She is a qualified Barrister and Solicitor in New Zealand, and a Solicitor with Higher Rights in England and Wales. 

Lisa holds a Master of Laws from the University of California, Berkeley as a recipient of the Spencer Mason Scholarship, and a conjoint Bachelor of Arts and Law (Honours), from the University of Auckland. 

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Events organised by Lisa Ko-En Hsin

Past events

21 May 2020

Thursday - 12:30PM

Legal Geographies of Immigration Law: Space, Technology & Access to Justice

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies Discussion Group

Speaker

Joanna Hynes

Speaker Affiliation

PhD Student, University of Exeter

Venue

Zoom Webinar

07 May 2020

Thursday - 12:30PM

What happens when human rights become management tools? Translating the UN Guiding Principles for Business and Human Rights into the corporate sphere

Centre for Socio-Legal Studies Discussion Group

Speaker

Marisa McVey

Speaker Affiliation

School of Management, University of St Andrews

Venue

Zoom Webinar

22 Jan 2020

Wednesday - 5:00PM

Book Launch: "Who are the Slaves Among Us?" In Conversation with Experts of Modern Slavery

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Networks Seminar Series

Speaker

Monique Villa

Speaker Affiliation

Special Advisor to Thomson Reuters’ President and CEO

Venue

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights - Sir Joseph Hotung Auditorium

19 Nov 2019

Tuesday - 3:00PM

The Tech company dilemma – how companies deal with data requests from governments

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Networks Seminar Series

Speaker

Isabel Ebert

Speaker Affiliation

Institute for Business Ethics, University of St. Gallen, Switzerland

Venue

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights - Gilly Leventis Meeting Room

30 Oct 2019

Wednesday - 12:30PM

Transnational Tort Litigation for Business-related Human Rights Abuses: Challenges and Opportunities

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights Networks Seminar Series

Speaker

Ekaterina Aristova

Speaker Affiliation

Postdoctoral Fellow, Bonavero Institute of Human Rights

Venue

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights - Gilly Leventis Meeting Room

Research projects