Conor McCormick

    Conor McCormick

    Lecturer, Postgraduate research student

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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. His current research focuses on three main themes: (1) the constitutional position of law officers in the UK, (2) the historical development of judicial review, and (3) LGBT+ rights. Overarching these themes, Conor has general interests in devolution, equality, access to justice, and legal history. 


    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 for the School of Law and lecturing on criminology for the School of Social Sciences, Education and Social Work. Conor currently teaches administrative law to LLB students studying the Rights and Accountability module in the School of Law. He is co-ordinator of the Rights and Accountability module for MLaw students. 


    PhD, The Constitutional Legitimacy of Law Officers in the United Kingdom, Ongoing (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). 


    Conor is a member of the Human Rights and Equality Committee of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, and Outreach Officer for the Human Rights Centre in the School of Law.

    Conor is also Adviser of Studies to Level 2 LLB students in the School of Law. 

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