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Human Rights, Employment and Equality Law

UCL Laws has considerable strengths in the related and interconnected areas of Human Rights, Employment and Equality law. UCL enjoys a world-wide reputation in these fields, as attested by the diverse student graduate research community that the Faculty has attracted and the international reputation enjoyed by many of its academics who specialise in these subject areas. The scholarly interests of our team are very broad and multidisciplinary in nature, and members of the Faculty play an active role in public debates, international organisations and policy formulation at domestic, European and international levels.

Faculty members with interests in Human Rights, Employment and Equality Law include:

Ingrid Boccardi
Nicola Countouris

Myriam Hunter-Henin
Jeff King
George Letsas
Virginia Mantouvalou
Colm O'Cinneide
Dawn Oliver
Rick Rawlings
Philippe Sands QC
Ralph Wilde

Our courses in the area include:

LLM Programme

Specialist Degree - Human Rights Law


Employment Law
European Union and Human Rights Law

UCL Labour Rights Institute
UCL Institute for Human Rights


Research students and their projects
Anne-Marie Forker Human Rights: article 14 of the European Convention. Dr Sean Coyle and Mr Colm O’Cinneide
Vicky Martzoukou An interpretative approach to the concept of positive obligations of the state in the protection of human rights within the European Convention on Human Rights Professor Stephen Guest & Mr Colm O'Cinneide