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Wanjiru Njoya

Research Associate

Dr Wanjiru Njoya (LLB, LLM, PhD) is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Exeter, where she teaches corporate law and business law. She was previously appointed to the law faculties of the University of Oxford, London School of Economics, and Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada. Her current research explores ideas of freedom, autonomy and choice in on-demand work performed through digital platforms, exploring the interplay between socio-economic vulnerability and contractual freedom and how that shapes our understanding of sustainable economic wellbeing. She has published widely in the field of employment law and industrial relations with recent work including ‘The Acceptable Face of Capitalism: Law, Corporations and Economic Wellbeing’ (2018) 29 King’s Law Journal 142. Her paper entitled ‘Contractual Freedom and Private Ordering in the On-Demand Economy’ was recently selected for the 16th Annual Symposium of the Journal of Law, Economics & Policy: The Changing Nature of Work and the Economics of Employment in the 21st Century, George Mason University, November 2019. 

Contact details

Dr Wanjiru Njoya
Law School, University of Exeter
Amory Building
Rennes Drive
Exeter EX4 4RJ

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