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Dr Claire Lougarre LLB (Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, 2007), LLM (National University of Ireland Galway, 2009), PhD (University College London, 2016)

Lecturer in Human Rights Law

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Claire Lougarre is a Lecturer in Human Rights Law at Southampton Law School and the Director of the research centre Health, Ethics and Law (HEAL).

Her primary research expertise lies at the intersection of human rights law and health.

Claire joined the Law School in September 2014. She studied Law in France for her LLB, in Ireland for her LLM, and in the United Kingdom for her PhD. Before joining Southampton Law School, Claire worked as a Teaching Fellow in University College London, King’s College London, and National University of Ireland, Galway.

Research interests

Dr Claire Lougarre's PhD focused on clarifying the legal content of the right to health through supranational monitoring, by comparing findings from the United Nations and the Council of Europe. She has discussed this research through various papers and continues to do so. 

Claire's research interests and publications also touch upon: sexual and reproductive health/rights; access to essential medicines; the protection of non-nationals in human rights law; social rights in Europe; the law of treaties.

Claire is Southampton Law School's representative at the Society of Legal Scholars. She is also a member of the Coordination Council of the Academic Network on the European Social Charter and Social Rights.

Research group

Health Ethics and Law

Affiliate research group

Centre for Law, Policy and Society (CLPS)

Director of the research centre Health, Ethics and Law (HEAL)

Academic lead of the pro bono initiatives Law Clinics and Streetlaw

International Human Rights Law (LAWS3168)

Introduction to Public International Law (LAWS2035)

Public Law 2: Administrative Justice (LAWS2043)

Dr Claire Lougarre
Level 3, Room 3023 Law School University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, SO17 1BJ UK

Room Number: 4/3023

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