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Lecturer in Law Faculty of Laws, UCL

Dr. Haim Abraham joined UCL Faculty of Laws as a Lecturer in 2021. He holds a Doctor of Juridical Science degree from the University of Toronto, a Master of Law degree from the University of Cambridge, and a Bachelor of Law degree combined with the Interdisciplinary Honours Program in the Humanities from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, where he was on the editorial board of the Israel Law Review. Prior to joining UCL Faculty of Laws, Dr. Abraham was a Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex School of Law, and before his return to academia, Dr. Abraham served as a Law Clerk at the Israel State Attorney Office, Civil Department.

Dr. Abraham's research and teaching interests include tort law, private law theory, liability of public actors and authorities, the intersections of private and public law, and gender and sexuality law. His work has been published in peer-reviewed journals, such as the ‘Oxford Journal of Legal Studies’, 'Law & Social Inquiry', and the ‘American University Journal of Gender, Social Policy, and the Law’, as well as in professional and popular blogs such as 'EJIL! Talk', ‘Lawfare’, and ‘Just Security’, and has been cited by the Supreme Court of Israel. Dr. Abraham is currently examining states’ moral and legal obligations to compensate non-combatants who suffered wrongful losses during warfare and terrorism activities, using theoretical, doctrinal, and empirical lenses.


  • –present
    Lecturer, University of Essex


  • 2020 
    University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, SJD