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Conor McCormick


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Research Interests

Conor specialises in constitutional and administrative law, with a particular focus on developments in the law and legal system of Northern Ireland.


Conor has taught a number of courses in foundational legal knowledge subjects at Queen's, including criminal, constitutional and administrative law. In addition, Conor has been responsible for co-ordinating a Streetlaw programme in the School of Law and for lecturing on criminology in the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work. 

Conor currently teaches administrative law to undergraduate LLB students studying the Rights and Accountability module in the School of Law and co-ordinates the Rights and Accountability module for postgraduate MLaw students. Conor is also the co-ordinator of an optional Clinical Law module offered to LLB students in their final year, which involves experiential learning through the provision of legal advice to real clients while on placement at the Law Centre NI. 


PhD, The Constitutional Legitimacy of Law Officers in the United Kingdom, Awarded without corrections (Queen’s University Belfast, 2015-2019).

LLM, Clinical Legal Education, Pass with Distinction (Ulster University, 2013-2014).

LLB, Law, First Class Honours (Queen’s University Belfast, 2010-2013). 

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Research Output

Open Access
  • Reviewing the Reviewability of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland

    McCormick, C., 31 Jan 2018, In : Public Law. p. 22-30 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access

    Queerying Petition X

    McCormick, C., 25 Aug 2017, Irish Legal News.

    Research output: Other contribution

    Open Access

    Master Victoria McCloud on Judicial Diversity, Accessible Laws and Autonomous Technologies

    McCormick, C., 20 Aug 2018

    Research output: Non-textual formDigital or Visual Products

  • Prizes

    Staff Excellence Award - "Delivering Excellence" Award Winner

    Conor McCormick (Recipient), 2020

    Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

  • Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy

    Conor McCormick (Recipient), 10 Apr 2018

    Prize: Fellowship awarded competitively


    Deputy Director of the Human Rights Centre in the School of Law

    Conor McCormick (Vice-chair)
    29 Jan 2020

    Activity: Other activity typesOther

    The Franco-British Lawyers' Society 2019 Colloquium: Navigating Brexit, Icebergs Ahead? UK, Irish, French and EU Perspectives

    Conor McCormick (Organiser)
    15 Nov 2019

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference

    The Accountability of Law Officers in the United Kingdom

    Conor McCormick (Invited speaker)
    08 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Northern Ireland Dimensions to the First Decade of the United Kingdom Supreme Court

    Conor McCormick (Presenter)
    06 Nov 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

    The Experts’ Guide to Effective Mentoring in Higher Education Settings

    Louise Mallinder (Organiser), Conor McCormick (Organiser)
    11 Feb 2020

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in workshop, seminar, course