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Dr Esther McGuinness

Senior Lecturer



Room BA-05-015 Shore Road Newtownabbey Co. Antrim BT37 0QB



Dr Esther McGuinness is a Senior Lecturer in Law. She holds an BA Hons degree in law and a PhD from Ulster University and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.

Esther has a background in nursing and in trade union representation. In 2004, she undertook further training in Labour Law and Human Rights at the European University Institute, Florence. She initially worked as a Teaching Fellow at the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) before joining the School of Law as a Lecturer in 2004. She is currently an Associate Director of the Ulster Law Clinic, Director of Development and Alumni Relations within the School of Law,  

Professional Affiliations:  

Member Institute of Employment Rights

Member Committee on the Administration of Justice

Member Amnesty International

Fellow, Higher Education Academy

Faculty Responsibilities:  

Associate Director, Ulster Law Clinic

Director of Development and Alumni Relations

Research Opportunities

Research Opportunities with Dr Esther McGuinness
Title Closing Date  
The Incredible Shrinking Woman: Sport, Leadership and Gender Funded PhD Opportunity Friday 7 February 2020 View Details