Job: Senior Lecturer
Faculty: Business and Law
School/department: Leicester De Montfort Law School
Address: HU 5.79, De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH
T: +44 (0)116 207 8188
Irene graduated with an LLB degree from the University of Leicester in 2008 and completed her LLM in Human Rights at the same institution in 2009. She received her PhD in Law (‘The human rights aspects of environmental protection’) from the University of Aberdeen in 2014. She has previously worked as a trainee at the Council of Europe and more recently at the University of Surrey, before joining De Montfort School of Law in September 2015.
Irene is teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. She teaches courses in Human Rights Law, Immigration and Refugee Law and Research Methods.
Irene’s research interests are focused on Human Rights Law, Environmental Law, Sustainable Development and drawing linkages between them, as well as Public International Law.
LLB (University of Leicester); LLM (University of Leicester); PhD (University of Aberdeen)
Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts
Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
Global Network for the Study of Human Rights and the Environmnet
Society of Legal Scholars
Socio-Legal Studies Association
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