Research Specialisms in the School of Law

The School is in the top 150 Law Schools in the world (QS 2017). The School has national and international experts in diverse areas of law who produce the highest quality research, regularly publishing in leading national and international academic journals, monographs and texts.

Much of the School’s research is focused around its research centres and collaborative research networks and groups.

Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law

Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law

Centre for Children's Rights & Family Law

 

In 2018 the Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law was established. Led by Prof Ursula Kilkelly this centre is Ireland’s leading research centre in the area of children’s rights and family law with a strong international impact and takes an active role in shaping policy at a national and international level.

For more information go to: The Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law

 

Centre for Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Centre for Human Rights and Criminal Justice

Centre for Human Rights & Criminal Justice

 

The Centre for Human Rights and Criminal Justice is long standing and well established in the fields of criminal law, criminal justice and human rights. It undertakes excellent cutting-edge research and engages with strategic partnerships with government, statutory bodies and civil society organisations.

For more information go to: https://www.ucc.ie/en/ccjhr/

 

Centre for Law and the Environment

Centre for Law and the Environment

Centre for Law and the Environment

 

The interdisciplinary Centre for Law and the Environment is aligned with the Environmental Research Institute, UCC’s flagship institute which addresses complex environmental and sustainability challenges.

For more information go to: Centre for Law and the Environment

Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law

Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law

Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law

The interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law was also established in 2018 and has extensive expertise in the area of sports law.

For more information go to: Centre for Research in Sports Economics and Law

European and Business Law Network

European and Business Law Network

European and Business Law Network

 

The European and Business Law Network brings together scholars who have shared interests in EU and Business law. The network provides a platform for legal and interdisciplinary research in these areas, now especially important in light of Brexit. Important aspects of the network’s activities include interacting with international partners, providing a platform for major funding bids as well as engaging with national and international policy-makers.

For more information go to: European and Business Law Network

Information, Data and Privacy Group

Information, Data and Privacy Group

Information, Date and Privacy Group

Members of the Information, Data and Privacy group specialise in aspects of information law, data protection law and privacy law and theory.

 

 

 

Other Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Expertise

Other Areas of Interest

 

Other areas of expertise include Constitutional and Administrative Law, Constitutional Theory, International Law, Language and the Law, Medical and Mental Health Law, Private Law, Private Law Theory and Subsidiarity.

 

 

 

 

 

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