Research in the UCC School of Law

Our faculty members produce cutting-edge legal scholarship within our research centres or as creative independent scholars. This research is showcased in our Research Colloquium.

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Enforcing European Union Environmental Law

The Centre for Law and the Environment at UCC will host a conference on Friday, 18 October 2019 on the theme Enforcing European Union Environmental Law

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Professor Ursula Kilkelly Speaks at Symposium in New Zealand

Professor Ursula Kilkelly, Director of the Centre for Children’s Rights and Family Law and a professor at the School of Law undertook a week-long research visit to Wellington

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Research News

22 May 2023

Dr. Elise Lefeuvre, adjunct lecturer at UCC School of Law, visited campus in May for lectures and research projects

Dr. Elise Lefeuvre, former UCC PhD student, is adjunct lecturer covering primarily banking & financial law, as well as contemporary military topics.
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18 May 2023

Whatever it costs? Development of EU's approach to bank recapitalisation Dr Elise Lefevre & Dr Jonathan McCarthy

Join us for a research seminar on at 3 pm in Aras na Laoi, room 1.64. Dr Elise Lefeuvre, affiliated to UCC as honorary faculty, and Dr Jonathan McCarthy, Lecturer at UCC School of Law, assess sthe implication of crisis for the present EU legal framework and focus on the results of the Irish example of recapitalising banks during the crisis. This offers the opportunity to critically asses the viability of the EU's new approach for the current pressures on the global banking system.  The research presentation will expand on recent published work by both, such as "An Emergency of Banking and of Law: The Resonlution of Anglo Irish Bank (2023) Irish Judicial Studies Journal ( and "Lessons for a Model of Work-Out Agency in the EU: The Irish Example of NAMA (2022) 37 (5) Journal of International Banking Law and Regulation (available from the Westlaw (UK) database at UCC).  The speakers will make slides available to those interested. Please register your interest with 
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30 Mar 2023

UCC School of Law Academic Awarded Prestigious ERC Advanced Grant

Professor Schiek is the first legal scholar in Ireland to secure a €2.5m ERC Advanced Grant. 
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L-R: Dr. Seán Ó Conaill, Ian Drennan, CEO of the Corporate Enforcement Authority, Prof. Mark Poustie, Prof. Irene Lynch Fannon, Michael Boland, PhD Researcher
29 Mar 2023

UCC School of Law hosts the CEO of the Corporate Enforcement Authority

UCC School of Law recently hosted Ian Drennan, CEO of the Corporate Enforcement Authority, for a seminar with company law students.
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