Professor Dagmar Schiek of University College Cork (UCC) has been awarded a European Union research grant of €2.5 million to develop a new theory of European law. Professor Schiek is the first legal scholar in Ireland to secure an ERC Advanced Grant.
University College Cork (UCC) and Matheson have launched a new "innovation partnership" which will support the creation of a new lectureship and scholarship as well as a series of lectures and collaborative events in the area of law, technology and innovation. The five-year UCC and Matheson Innovati
UCC law students Aoife Nazneen Nurul Khasri and Ruth Fu Dong McKernan have each received a scholarship worth €5,000 and a work placement opportunity with law firm RDJ. The RDJ Diversity Scholarship, which commenced in 2021, supports students from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds stu
Éilís Barry, chief executive of legal rights group FLAC, has been appointed as an adjunct professor with University College Cork (UCC) School of Law. An expert in anti-discrimination, equality and access to justice, Ms Barry has been working closely with UCC through the Traveller Equal
Postgraduate student Eoghan O'Connell has become the first recipient of a new €5,000 scholarship from Maples and Calder (Ireland) LLP, the Maples Group's law firm. The Maples Group scholarship benefits one postgraduate student studying for the LLM in Business Law at University College Cork (UCC
Cork-based law firm Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has supported University College Cork (UCC) postgraduate student Ríona Denys with a scholarship for her LLM in Children's Rights and Family Law. "Ríona is a driven and determined individual, clearly focused on pursuing a career in the
Judge Helen Boyle has been recognised with an Alumni Achievement Award from her alma mater, University College Cork (UCC). An accomplished lawyer and Circuit Court judge, Judge Boyle graduated with a BCL and LLB from UCC’s School of Law in 1992 and 1993 respectively. She practised as a barrist
Two students at University College Cork (UCC) School of Law have each received a scholarship worth €5,000 and a work placement opportunity with Ronan Daly Jermyn (RDJ). Imamma Eunice Ikebuasi and Laya Little are the first recipients of RDJ's diversity scholarship, which supports students from b
Ronan Daly Jermyn has launched new scholarships aimed at supporting Black, Asian or minority ethnic law students at University College Cork. The Ronan Daly Jermyn Diversity Scholarship will provide successful students a scholarship of €5,000 as well as a work placement or internship with RDJ.
Comyn Kelleher Tobin (CKT) has sponsored a new scholarship supporting one postgraduate student on the LLM Children's Rights and Family Law at UCC School of Law. To apply for the Comyn Kelleher Tobin Scholarship, students must secure a minimum grade of 2.1 in an approved primary degree or equivalent,
UCC School of Law has been recognised for its efforts to promote gender equality with a Bronze Athena SWAN Award. The department-level award was granted following a submission process involving a robust self-assessment that identified gender equality challenges and opportunities relating to staff an
Professor Maeve McDonagh has been appointed as emeritus professor at UCC School of Law following her retirement in early 2020. An expert in information law, Professor McDonagh joined UCC in 1991 after relocating to Cork from Australia. She helped to develop one of the first modules in computer law a
University College Cork School of Law has congratulated an 80-year-old legal academic on the completion of his PhD three-and-a-half decades after completing his LLM. Soon-to-be Dr Tom Walsh has successfully defended his thesis, The Identification, Elaboration and Legislative Implementation of the Pr
Professor Dagmar Schiek has been appointed as the Synnott Family Chair in European Union Law at University College Cork (UCC). The role was created following a €1 million donation from New York lawyer and UCC alumnus Aidan Synnott in 2019, which will also facilitate the creation of a Centre in
Law students at University College Cork have created a database of links to the most recent decisions of the Irish superior courts. The Irish Legal Information Initiative (IRLII) database includes keywords to help busy practitioners identify the cases most useful to them.