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About Matthew Scott

Matthew is a UK-qualified lawyer specialising in the legal protection of people displaced in the context of disasters and climate change. Set to defend his Matthew is a UK-qualified lawyer specialising in the legal protection of people displaced in the context of disasters and climate change. Set to defend his doctoral dissertation early in 2018, Matthew also teaches Masters-level courses in international human rights law and international refugee law at Lund University and for the University of London, School of Advanced Study MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. In addition to legal qualifications he also holds a MA in Social Anthropology of Development from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He speaks Swedish, Russian, French and some Spanish and Arabic.
 
He has close to 15 years of experience working in the field of international migration and forced displacement, including with UNHCR, the Australian Department of Immigration and Citizenship and as a specialist immigration and asylum legal aid lawyer in London. His academic work has been published in the International Journal of Refugee Law, Refugee Survey Quarterly, Forced Migration Review and in specialist edited volumes, including most recently the Elgar Research Handbook on Refugees (forthcoming). He is a doctoral affiliate of the Refugee Law Initiative, a member of the Lund/Uppsala Migration Research Network (LUMIN), and Examiner of the University of London and a Member of the Law Society of England and Wales. 

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Present @matthewscott111 / https://se.linkedin.com/in/matthewscott111, Lund University Faculty of Law
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Present Member of the Law Society of England and Wales, Lund University Faculty of Law
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Present Doctoral Candidate in Public International Law, Lund University Faculty of Law
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matthew.scott@jur.lu.se

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