Latest from Ulster University Law Clinic

All the latest information and news from Ulster University law Clinic.

Annual Reports

New Head of Law School: Dr Esther McGuinness

We are pleased to announce that Dr Esther McGuinness has been appointed the new Head of School for Law at Ulster University.

14 September 2021

Welcome to the Team Ciara Fitzpatrick

Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick joins our team.

1 July 2021

Discretionary Support review independent panel

Prof Grainne McKeever and Dr Ciara Fitzpatrick have been appointed by to a panel to review Discretionary Support.

7 June 2021

Teaming up to tackle Food Poverty in North Belfast

Ulster University’s Culinary Arts students, Social Justice Hub and the Law Clinic have partnered with the North Belfast Advice Partnership, which runs the North Belfast Food Bank and Lower North Belfast Family Support Hub, to tackle

3 June 2021

Law Clinic receives runner-up award

We are delighted to celebrate the work of the Ulster University Law Clinic which has received the runner-up award for the Best Contribution by a Law School at the LawWorks and Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards 2021.

24 May 2021

Ulster Researchers at the Socio-Legal Studies Association Conference 2021, Cardiff University

Researchers from the School of Law, Ulster University Law Clinic and the Transitional Justice Institute presented their research at the annual Socio-Legal Studies Association annual conference, which this year was hosted entirely online by Cardiff

2 April 2021

Ulster PhD Studentship Competition Opens!

Deadline for Law is 26 February 2021

18 December 2020

Ulster University research highlights impact of COVID-19 on family courts in NI

The survey reviews the impact of COVID-19 on family courts in Northern Ireland where there has been limited capacity for face-to-face court hearings

17 December 2020

Northern Bridge PhD studentship competition

Northern Bridge PhD studentships

30 October 2020

NINE DTP PhD studentships

Annual NINE DTP studentship competition

30 October 2020

The Act of Knowledge Production

Prize-winning presentation by Danielle Gallagher

21 September 2020

Barriers to participation for Litigants in Person in remote hearings

Blog by Professor Gráinne McKeever

31 July 2020

Human Rights and Administrative Justice

Ulster Law School research highlighted in Administrative Justice Council seminar.

8 July 2020

Access to Justice Scholarships

Scholarships for the LLM Access to Justice

16 June 2020


Social Rights, Citizenship and the Welfare State: Streaming the Stream

28 May 2020

Reforming Benefits Decision Making working party

Ulster University staff contribute to working group

27 May 2020

Coronavirus and Social Security Entitlement in the UK

Available for download

24 May 2020

Journal of Social Security Law

Prof Grainne McKeever appointed Joint Editor of the Journal of Social Security Law.

21 May 2020

Seminar on devolved social security

Dr Mark Simpson's research supported by JRCT and SLSA

19 May 2020