We hope you will join us in London in Fall 2017 for what will prove to be an enriching academic, cultural, and personal experience. Professor Gregory Ogden is excited to serve as the Director and visiting faculty member from Malibu for the semester. On this site you will discover the prospective course schedule, list of adjunct professors, planned events, and application information. If you have any questions, feel free to email Professor Ogden.
Note: The director, courses and professors have not yet been confirmed for The London Program for Fall 2018. Details about the Fall 2018 Program will be published here when they have been confirmed.
Professor Ogden is a cum laude graduate of University of California at Los Angeles, and his J.D. is from the University of California at Davis School of Law. He was the senior research editor for the UC Davis Law Review. Following law school, he was awarded the Reginald Heber Smith Fellowship, and worked for the San Mateo Legal Aid Society, representing clients in numerous administrative hearings, and other civil cases. He then worked for a small law firm representing clients in many administrative hearings, as well as civil and criminal litigation. In 1976, he returned to the academic world as a law and humanities teaching fellow at Temple University School of Law. He earned an LL.M. degree with a concentration in legal education from Temple in 1978. He joined the Pepperdine law faculty in 1978, as an associate professor of law. He became a professor of law in 1982. He was awarded the Chambership Fellowship in Legislation at Columbia School of Law, and received an LL.M. with a concentration in administrative law from Columbia in 1981.
Professor Ogden was a consultant to the Administrative Conference of the United States on two different projects from 1982-1984, and 1987-1989. He authored the final report entitled Public Regulation of Siting of Industrial Development Projects, which provided the basis for A.C.U.S. Recommendation No. 84 1 (1 C.F.R. Section 305-841) adopted in June, 1984. His second study focused on governmental ethics with an emphasis on ethics program assessment at the General Services Administration. Professor Ogden was the editor and contributing author for California Public Agency Practice, a three-volume treatise on California administrative law published in 1988, and he was the editor and principal author of the 1997 two-volume revision of that treatise, entitled California Public Administrative Law, both published by Matthew Bender Publishing Company. Professor Ogden was an active participant in commenting on consultant reports and proposals with the California Law Revision Commission study on the California Administrative Procedure Act (1990 to 1996), and he was a consultant to the California Law Revision Commission for the Administrative Rulemaking study from 1996-1998. Professor Ogden is the author of a number of law review articles, with a concentration in administrative law subjects.
Professor Ogden was a member of the law faculty committee that helped to establish the Pepperdine Legal Aid Clinic at the Union Rescue Mission in 1998-2000. He was the founding faculty editor of the Pepperdine Dispute Resolution Law Journal in 1999-2000, and he was instrumental in bringing the Journal of the NAALJ to Pepperdine Law School in 2000-2001. He is the current faculty editor of the Journal of the NAALJ. Professor Ogden helped organize the Evidence for ALJ's conference held at Pepperdine in May 2001, and he has made a number of presentations on administrative law and judicial ethics topics for the National Association for Administrative Law Judges conference. He was the 1999 NAALJ fellowship recipient, and his paper on Demeanor Evidence was published in the Journal of the NAALJ in spring 2000. Professor Ogden was appointed the Reporter for the revised Model State Administrative Procedure Act (MSAPA) project of the national conference of commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL) 2006-2010.
For Fall 2017 in London Professor Ogden will be teaching Ethics and Remedies.
Professor Aughey is an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law, teaching Public International Law. He is a practising barrister at 11KBW in London, specialising in international law and international arbitration, public law and human rights. He frequently appears before international and domestic courts and tribunals. His current work includes acting as counsel for Pakistan in high-value ICSID and ICC arbitrations and for the UK Government in UK Supreme Court proceedings concerning the applicability of state immunity and the foreign act of state doctrine to allegations of UK complicity in alleged extraordinary rendition and torture. Professor Aughey was previously a Visiting Scholar (EALS) at Harvard Law School (2012-13) and a Bye Fellow in Law at Downing College, University of Cambridge (2010-11). He holds a BA in Law and an LL.M (2nd in year) from Downing College, Cambridge. Before joining the Bar, Professor Aughey worked at the leading boutique public international law firm, Volterra Fietta, where he advised and represented sovereign states, corporations and individuals on a wide range of international law and dispute resolution issues. He also completed a traineeship at the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg and interned at the ICTY (Defence) in The Hague. Professor Aughey's recent publications include co-authorship of an article in the current volume of International Law Studies (US Naval War College) on targeting and detention in non-international armed conflict
International Moot Course
Professor Caplin will serve as an adjunct professor for Pepperdine's London program. He was called to the bar in 2012 at the Honourable Society of the Middle Temple (one of the four Inns of Court responsible for training English barristers). His practice mainly revolves around commercial disputes that have an international element, both in arbitration and in court. Prior to training as a barrister, Professor Caplin qualified as a medical doctor at the University of Cambridge, Magdalene College. Although he no longer practices medicine, he retains an interest in the field, particularly in respect of commercial disputes within the pharmaceutical and biotech industries.
Professor Caplin appears regularly as an advocate before the English courts. Prior to commencing practice, however, his early experiences of advocacy were through mooting at the Middle Temple. Having reached the final of the Middle Temple's major mooting competition, Professor Caplin won the chance to travel to Malibu and moot against Pepperdine students. He will teach the International Moot course.
International Commercial Arbitration
Professor Gregoire is an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law, teaching International Commercial Arbitration. Professor Gregoire studied law at the University of Cambridge, before obtaining a Masters in International Political Economics from Sciences Po, Paris, and an LLM from Georgetown University, Washington D.C. He is qualified as a New York attorney and was called to the bar of England and Wales in 2013 (he is currently completing his pupillage). He practiced as a barrister with Henderson Chambers from 2013-2016, and has recently moved to 4 New Square, specializing in arbitration and commercial litigation.
Professor Gregoire has worked as an associate within Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton's international dispute resolution department in Paris, advising and acting for both States and international corporations in international arbitral proceedings. He has also worked as a consultant for the Investment Climate, Debt & Commercial Dispute Resolution department of the World Bank and IFC, advising States and chambers of commerce on the drafting of arbitration laws and the creation of arbitration centers. He is a contributor to the UK Chapter of the 1958 New York Convention Guide.
Externships and Trial Competitions
From Pacific Palisades, California, Amanda Padoan earned a B.A. with honors from Harvard and a J.D. from Pepperdine. Before joining Pepperdine's London faculty, she was a trial prosecutor in Fresno County and Orange County, California. She is the co-author of Buried in the Sky, recipient of the National Outdoor Book Award, the American Society of Journalists and Authors' Book Award and the NCTE George Orwell Award for distinguished contribution to honesty and clarity in public language. She will oversee the London students' externship experiences and will train students competing in trial competitions.
European Union Law
Professor Türk is an adjunct professor of law at Pepperdine University School of Law, teaching European Union Law. Professor Türk is the director of Postgraduate Taught Programmes at the Dickson Poon School of Law, King's College London. He studied History and Law at Augsburg, Germany. He obtained an LL.M in European Law from the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. He also holds a PhD from the University of London. He joined King's in 1996. He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, Washington.
Professor Türk's principal research interests are in the field of European Union Law, in particular its constitutional and administrative law. He is also interested in comparative constitutional law and US constitutional and administrative law. Professor Türk has many publications, including a co-authored book on EU Administrative Law and Policy (OUP, 2011).
Professor Bastin is an adjunct professor of Law for Pepperdine's London Program. He is a barrister, practising at Essex Court Chambers in London, who specialises in public international law, and in particular investment treaty arbitration. Having practised before joining the Bar for several years in the International Arbitration and Public International Law Groups of Latham & Watkins, Professor Bastin has carried across to the Bar a strong full-time practice in these areas. The strength of his practice has been recognised through his ranking, in his first full year of practice at the Bar, as a top junior in public international law and investment treaty arbitration, with his peers and clients describing him as a "superb all-round lawyer with a deep understanding of public international law" (Legal 500, 2014). To that end, Professor Bastin has advised governments, international organisations (including not-for-profit), corporations and individuals on a wide variety of international law issues, including: investment protection; State responsibility; State and head of State immunity; treaty interpretation; international human rights; enforcement of decisions; extradition; WTO law; and EU and UN sanctions. Professor Bastin graduated Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Arts, both with first class honours, and with the John George Dalley Prize for first in final year law courses, from the University of Sydney. He also graduated Bachelor of Civil Law with Distinction from Magdalen College, University of Oxford. He was world champion in three international mooting competitions: the Jessup International Law Moot (in addition to being Best Finalist Oralist), the World Trade Organization Moot and the ICRC International Humanitarian Law Moot. He has published extensively on State immunity, investment treaty arbitration, WTO law, public international law and commercial law.
Professor Saadeh is an adjunct professor of Law at Pepperdine University School of Law, teaching International Investment Disputes. He is a qualified solicitor in England and Wales and Solicitor-Advocate (Higher Courts Civil Proceedings). Professor Saadeh maintains a broad practice encompassing advisory and contentious public international law work, including representing clients in international investment treaty and commercial arbitration cases under the ICSID, UNCITRAL, LCIA and other institutional rules. He has trained government lawyers in public international law and investor-State arbitration and frequently speaks and lectures about international law and practice.
Professor Saadeh holds a BA / MA from the University of Oxford and an LLM in public international law from the University of Leiden. He sits on the consultation board for Practical Law's arbitration service, alongside a number of eminent practitioners and academics in the field, where he advises on developments in international arbitration (and investor-state arbitration in particular). Prior to returning to private practice in London in 2016, Professor Saadeh worked as a Legal Officer at United Nations headquarters in New York, where he litigated before the United Nations Dispute and Appeals Tribunals.
Assistant Director, London Program
Karen was born and grew up in London, and having graduated from London University she followed a career in Education Management, largely in the private International and Study Abroad sectors. Karen has worked mainly with American Universities, heading the departments of admissions and student recruitment at two institutions with US, UK and overseas campuses, and was also a founder member of a team which set up a London based business school offering post-graduate programs.
Karen lived in Spain and France for five years up to the end of 2009, and worked in property finding and management. Shortly after her return to London, having decided to return to the field of education, she joined Pepperdine's London Program.