Human Rights Law Centre


Professor Aoife Nolan

Professor Aoife Nolan leads the ESR Unit and has been Professor of International Human Rights Law since 2012. She has published extensively in the area of human rights law, particularly in relation to children's rights and economic and social rights, as well as on constitutional law.


She has worked with, and acted as an expert advisor to, a wide range of international and national organisations and bodies working on human rights issues, including the Council of Europe, ESCR-Net, the Right to Education Project, UNICEF UK and the Children's Commissioner for England. She has been invited to provide input into the work of the UN Special Rapporteurs on the Right to Adequate Housing, Extreme Poverty and Human Rights and the Human Right to Safe Drinking Water and Sanitation respectively, and has provided support to the Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner of Human Rights in relation to budgets and human rights. 


ESR Unit members

  • Professor Peter Bartlett, Nottinghamshire Healthcare Trust Professor of Mental Health Law
  • Christopher Bevan, Lecturer in Property Law
  • Dr Mary Dowell Jones, HRLC Fellow
  • Professor Jeff Kenner, Professor of European Law
  • Professor Annamaria La Chimia, Professor in Law
  • Dr Nell Munro, Assistant Professor in Law
  • Sangeeta Shah, Associate Professor in Law
  • Anita Udoh, PhD candidate
  • Ruth Brittle, PhD candidate
  • Naomi Weir, PhD candidate
  • Félix Torres, PhD candidate 
  • Jeannette Rodgers, PhD candidate

Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

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