We tell stories about the law.

LawPod is a weekly podcast based in the Law School at Queen’s University Belfast. We provide a platform to explore law and legal research in an engaging and scholarly way.

Latest Episode

In this episode, we welcome Dr Fiona McGaughey from the University of Western Australia to discuss business and human rights and the 2018 Modern Slavery Act in Australia.

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Academic Research

Profiling the latest academic research that is undertaken in the law school.

Student Focus

Providing advice and tips for students & enhancing the student experience.

PhD Profiles

Exploring the breadth and variety of PhD research in the law school.


Reflective legal commentary and analysis on current topical events.

“So, parliament on the orthodox understanding can legislate to reverse any judicial interpretation of its legislation that it doesn’t like or it can, you know, completely replace common law rules with statutory rules. Parliament could do that, and we’ve got plenty of examples of that actually happening.”

Professor Aileen McHarg
Episode – Legal Lexicon: Parliamentary Sovereignty

Student Experience

I’ve built some really great friendships out of LawPod and also strong relationships with staff members as well, and it really is the perfect opportunity to feel more connected with the School of Law.

– Lucy

One of the reasons I joined LawPod was to strengthen my presentation skills. I thought if I go and do this, I’ll put myself out there. I’ll be interviewing people over a microphone. You really don’t get the opportunity to do that every day.

– Tamara

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