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Pravin is currently studying for an MSc in Data Science at Birkbeck University of London.

Pravin completed his doctoral thesis in 2016 at University of Westminster in London. His research topic was a socio-legal approach to waste policy. The aim of his PhD was to conceptualise the circular economy, waste hierarchy and zero waste economy and describe the relationship between law and behaviour, in particularly in relation to household recycling.

His thesis is based on a reading of Niklas Luhmann's social systems theory and Richard Thaler and Cass Sunstein's nudge theory.

As a Fellow of the Westminster Law and Theory Lab, he co-ordinating a programme of activities in relation to the circular economy.

He has contributed a chapter entitled "Incentives and the Culture of Recycling" to the edited collection "International Climate Change Law and Policy: Cultural Legitimacy in adaptation and mitigation", which was published by Routledge in 2014. He has also had published two articles in Westminster Law Review.

Pravin has taught seminars based on his PhD research in law and waste for the LLB modules "Law and the Environment" and "UN Human Rights" and LLM Corporate Finance module "Environmental and Social Responsibility". He has also assisted with teaching on LLB modules "Law of Tort" and "Commercial Foundations".


  • 2016–present
    Fellow, Law and Theory Lab, University of Westminster
  • 2011–2017
    Editor, Westminster Law Review
  • 2009–2016
    PhD Student, University of Westminster
  • 2013–2014
    Content Verifier and Editor,
  • 2006–2008
    Paralegal, ELC Solicitor


  • 2016 
    University of Westminster, PhD
  • 2005 
    City University, Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Practice
  • 2004 
    Brunel University, Postgraduate Diploma in Law
  • 2001 
    University of Westminster, MA Journalism
  • 1999 
    University of Surrey, BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Computing Science


The Conversation Award winner (2016)