Attorney General Rossa Fanning has joined UCD Sutherland School of Law as an adjunct full professor. Mr Fanning, who is a UCD Bachelor of Law graduate, was called to the Bar in 1999 and appointed senior counsel in 2016.
Kevin Kelly, a legal executive at Hayes Solicitors who is currently completing the barrister-at-law degree, came first in this year’s Bréagchúirt Uí Dhálaigh organised by Gael Linn, representing The Honorable Society of King's Inns.
Pictured (left–right): Méabh de Courcy MacDonnell, Robert O’Sullivan, Ms Justice Carmel Stewart, Mr Justice John McMenamin, Tom Casey and Hugh Joyce Three final year law students at UCD Sutherland School of Law comprised the winning team at The National Moot Court Competition 2022
Professor Laurent Pech has been appointed as the incoming Dean at UCD Sutherland School of Law. Taking over the role from Dr Niamh Howlin in October, Professor Pech will serve for a three-year term, after which he will then hold a continuing appointment as full professor of law.
Irish legal academic Professor Suzanne Kingston SC has been appointed as a judge of the General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU). Professor Kingston has been a member of faculty at UCD Sutherland School of Law since 2007. Since 2015, she has led a major European Research Co
Human rights lawyer Noeline Blackwell, who heads Dublin Rape Crisis Centre (DRCC), has been appointed to the governing body of University College Dublin (UCD) in the wake of a sexual harassment scandal. Ms Blackwell's appointment was announced by Higher Education Minister Simon Harris
An asylum seeker who struggled with homesickness, depression and the challenges of living in Direct Provision has accepted a scholarship to study law at University College Dublin (UCD). Altamash Shaikh, 21, who arrived in Ireland from Mumbai, India at the age of 17, told Irish Legal News that comple
Gardaí have opened an investigation into an alleged racist attack against a PhD researcher at UCD Sutherland School of Law. A video circulated on social media appears to show Xuedan (Shelly) Xiong being pushed by a group of young men into the Royal Canal near Ashtown in Dublin.
Dr Sarah Fulham-McQuillan, assistant professor at UCD Sutherland School of Law, considers the legal basis for mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations. Promising results from COVID-19 vaccine trials emerged last month, while concern grows about the non-attendance by close contacts of coronavirus patients for
The use of cognitive behavioural therapy techniques have had a "significant" impact on reoffending, according to new government research. The new report on recidivism, produced by criminology expert Professor Ian O'Donnell of UCD Sutherland School of Law, was published by the Department of Justice t
Over 20 years of documents relating to the Direct Provision system have been published for the first time by a legal academic as part of a new project exploring how the system emerged and developed. Dr Liam Thornton, a lecturer at UCD Sutherland School of Law, was awarded UCD Seed Funding for his "E
Former Labour Court chair and barrister Dr Kevin Duffy has been awarded an honorary degree of Doctor of Laws by UCD Sutherland School of Law. As a senior trade unionist, Dr Duffy represented the Irish Congress of Trade Unions (ICTU) in negotiations with the Department of Labour which resulted in the