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Rhonson’s research interests focus on collective redress, private international law and international commercial arbitration. Rhonson also holds a long-standing interest in matters relating to regional integration and dispute resolution in the English-speaking Caribbean and other small states. His external appointments include a Research Fellowship in Collective Redress and International Alternative Dispute Resolution at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) and Adjunct Professorship at FernUniversität in Hagen, Germany. He is also involved in the Collective Redress project based at BIICL. Rhonson has participated in a number of research projects in various capacities for external organisations such as the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in the Caribbean (OHADAC) and the EU Commission. Rhonson’s research has also been supported by internal and external research funding, including from the  ESRC and the EU Commission. Rhonson frequently presents papers in his areas of research at academic conferences and specialist expert panels.

Teaching Activity

Undergraduate Modules

Dispute Resolution (BL3340)

Law Dissertation (BL3501)

Research Interests

Email Address: r.salim@aston.ac.uk
Room Number: SW722

External positions

Legal Expert

Apr 2017Feb 2018

Research Fellow in Collective Redress and ADR


Legal Expert & European Rapportuer


Legal Expert


Visiting Fellow in Collective Redress and ADR

Adjunct Professor


  • K Law (General)

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small state Social Sciences
EU Social Sciences
offense Social Sciences
arbitration Social Sciences
cross-border cooperation Social Sciences
EU member state Social Sciences
regional integration Social Sciences
penalty Social Sciences

Research Output 2014 2018

  • 3 Chapter
  • 1 Anthology
  • 1 Commissioned report

Brexit and financial crime

Salim, R., Oct 2018, Financial Crime and Corporate Misconduct: A Critical Evaluation of Fraud Legislation. Monaghan, C. & Monaghan, N. (eds.). Routledge, 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

cross-border cooperation
EU member state

Collective Redress Mechanisms in the EU: Comparative Study of Selected European Member States

Salim, R., Mar 2018, Collective Redress Mechanisms in Consumer Protection in the European Union and South East Europe.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Integration and International Dispute Resolution in Small States

Butler, P. (ed.), Lein, E. (ed.) & Salim, R. (ed.), Jun 2018, Springer. (The World of Small States; vol. 3)

Research output: Book/ReportAnthology

small state
regional integration
economic growth

State of Collective Redress in the EU in the context of the implementation of the Commission Recommendation JUST/2016/JCOO/FW/CIVI/0099

Lein, E., Fairgrieve, D., Salim, R., James, A., Bonze, C. & Zaveta, M., Nov 2017, 1031 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access

Private International Law in the Commonwealth Caribbean and British Overseas Territories: Estudios y materiales preparatorios y proyecto de Ley Modelo OHADAC de derecho internacional privado de 2014

Salim, R., White, J. & del rio Villa, J. M., 2014, Armonización del Derecho Internacional Privado en el Caribe. L’harmonisation du Droit International Privé dans le Caraïbe – Harmonization of Private International Law in the Caribbean: Estudios y materiales preparatorios y proyecto de Ley Modelo OHADAC de derecho internacional privado de 2014.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter