Justin Jos Poonjatt

Country: India
Sector: Higher Education
Job title: PhD Candidate
Subject of study: Law
Year of graduation: 2016
Type/Level of study: Post graduate

Current Employer/Organisation Name

University of New South Wales

What have you been doing since leaving Exeter, and what are you doing now?

I worked as a research fellow at Centre for Health Law, Ethics and Technology at Jindal Law School, India. Then I worked as a Teaching Associate at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, India. Currently, finishing a PhD in Law from University of New South Wales Sydney.

Why did you choose this career? And what do you enjoy most about your work?

I really enjoy delving into the theoretical dimensions of law and its interactions with business and implications on human rights.

What did you enjoy most about your programme and what was the biggest highlight?

I met incredibly smart people from all around the globe. I had excellent professors.

What did you enjoy most about studying here?

The really relaxed environment. The very British experience.

Why did you choose to study at Exeter?

Because it had a generalist LLM course which covered topics and areas I was interested in.

What skills and experiences have been most useful for your career?

Academic writing skills have come handy.

What advice would you give to a current student who wishes to pursue your career?

Ask as many questions as you want.

What are your plans for the future?

Finish my PhD and work as an academic.


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