Esther McGuinness

Esther McGuinness

Co Director Ulster University Law Clinic, Senior Lecturer in Law, Dr

  • Shore Road, Jordanstown Campus

    BT37 0QB Newtownabbey

    United Kingdom


Research activity per year

If you made any changes in Pure these will be visible here soon.

Personal profile


Dr Esther McGuinness is a Co Director of the Ulster University Law Clinic and Senior Lecturer in Law. She holds a degree in law, a PhD from Ulster University, a PgCert in Higher Education Teaching and Practice and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority.

In 2004, she undertook further training in Labour Law and Human Rights at the European University Institute, Florence. She worked as a Fellow at the Transitional Justice Institute (TJI) before joining the School of Law as a Lecturer in 2004. A former Acting Head of the School of Law, she is a founding member of the Ulster University Law Clinic which offers a pro bono advice and representation service to members of the public on matters relating to Social Security and Employment Law. She is also a founding member of the Family Law Clinic @ Magee.

Esther has received grant funding from the British Academy, the Nuffield Foundation, The Legal Education Fund and the Garfield Weston Fund. She is currently engaged in a European Wide H2020 project on the use of big data sets for the collection and retention of information.

She is currently an external examiner for ADR/Employment Law Programmes at Dublic City University and the Northern Ireland Correspondent for the Irish Year Book of International Human Rights Law.

Professional Affiliations:  Member of Employment Lawyers Group; Member of the Tribunal Users group; Member of the Institute of Employment Rights; Member Committee on the Administration of Justice, Council Member Irish Association of Law Teachers.

External positions

External Examiner, Dublin City University

30 Oct 2018 → …


Dive into the research topics where Esther McGuinness is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles