Professor Irene Lynch Fannon
Professor Irene Lynch Fannon is the Principal Investigator of the project. She researches and teaches Corporate Insolvency and Rescue Law, Company Law and Corporate Law Theory. She has published articles, books and book chapters in all of these areas and has written a seminal work on Irish corporate insolvency and rescue law which is published by Bloomsbury Professional. She takes a comparative approach in her work and is particularly interested in EU integration. Her work on corporate law theory began with a focus on EU- US comparisons and was published as Working Within Two Kinds of Capitalism (Hart 2003). She has recently co-edited a comparative collection of essays called Creating Corporate Sustainability (CUP, 2018). She qualified as a Solicitor in 1985 and is a graduate of University College Dublin, Oxford University (Somerville College), and the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA where she completed a doctorate in comparative corporate law theory. She has served on a number of Irish government bodies concerned with law reform and is currently a member of the Company Law Review Group.