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Prof Colm O'Cinneide

Prof Colm O'Cinneide

Professor of Human Rights Law

Faculty of Laws

UCL SLASH

Joined UCL
1st Sep 2001

Research summary

 Current research interests include equality and anti-discrimination law, comparative constitutional law, and human rights law.

Teaching summary

Undergraduate:

Public Law

Civil Liberties and Human Rights

Tort

Discrimination Law

Graduate:

Comparative Human Rights Law

Education

University of Edinburgh
LLM, Law | 1998
University College Cork
LLM, Law | 1995
University College Cork
BCL, Law | 1994

Biography

Colm O’Cinneide is Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London (UCL). A graduate of University College Cork, the University of Edinburgh and King’s Inns in Dublin, he was called to the Irish Bar and went on to work as a legal adviser in the UK House of Lords before joining UCL in 2001. He has published extensively in the field of comparative constitutional, human rights and anti-discrimination law. He has also acted as specialist legal adviser to the Joint Committee on Human Rights and the Women & Equalities Committee of the UK Parliament, and advised a range of international organisations including the UN, ILO and the European Commission. He also was from 2006-16 a member of the European Committee on Social Rights of the Council of Europe, and since 2008 has been a member of the academic advisory board of Blackstone Chambers in London.    


Publications