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Dr. Catherine Donnelly

Associate Professor (Law)
HOUSE 39, COLLEGE


Catherine Donnelly undertook her LL.B. in Trinity College Dublin and is a former scholar of the College. She then completed a B.C.L. in Oxford, at Magdalen College, followed by an LL.M. and Fellowship in Harvard. She practised as a litigation attorney at Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York from 1999-2001 and was admitted to both the New York State and Federal Bars (Eastern and Southern Districts). During this time, she also taught an asylum law workshop at Columbia Law School and worked on pro bono projects for the Yale Law Clinic and Human Rights Watch. From 2001-2004, she completed a D.Phil. in Oxford, again at Magdalen College, during part of which time she held a college lectureship shared between Corpus Christi College and St John's College, Oxford. The title of her doctoral thesis is 'Delegation of Governmental Power to Private Parties: A Comparative Perspective'. She was called to the Bar of England and Wales in 2003 (Gray's Inn) and from 2004-2005, she undertook pupillage at Blackstone Chambers, where she is currently a member. She was called to the Bar of Ireland in 2007. She joined the Law Faculty of the University of Oxford in 2005 as a University Lecturer and Fellow in Law at Wadham College, teaching Administrative, Constitutional and European Community Law. She joined the Law School in January 2007. She has published and presented conference papers in the areas of human rights law, European Community law, administrative law, election law, constitutional law, comparative law, procurement law and public-private partnerships.
  Administrative Law   Constitutional Law   Governance, Human Rights, European Union Law
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Member, Blackstone Chambers
Committee Member, Oxford Amnesty Lectures
Legal Advisor, Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum 09/07-03/08
Member, Dornburg Study Group
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Society of Legal Scholars
Irish Association of Law Teachers
Lord Woolf, Jeffrey Jowell, Andrew Le Sueur, Catherine Donnelly, Ivan Hare, De Smith's Judicial Review, 7th , London, Thomson, 2013, 1 - 1183pp, Book, PUBLISHED
Preliminary Rulings and EU Legal Integration: Evolution and Stasis in, editor(s)P Craig and G de Burca (eds) , The Evolution of EU Law, Oxford, OUP, 2011, [Donnelly, Catherine and Tom de la Mare], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
The New Remedial Landscape in Public Procurement in Ireland in, editor(s)D Fairgrieve and F Lichere , Public Procurement Law: Damages as an Effective Remedy, Oxford, Hart Publishing, 2011, pp113 - 145, [Catherine Donnelly], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Catherine Donnelly, Convergences and Divergences in Educating Transnational Lawyers?, American Bar Association: International Law Section, Dublin, 12 October 2011, American Bar Association, 2011, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Catherine Donnelly, The 2010 Remedies Regulations: Automatic Suspension, Time Limits and Standing, A Review of Public Procurement in Ireland 2011, 2011, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Catherine Donnelly and Ivan Hare, Judicial Review Remedies: Recent Developments and Some Predictions, Sweet and Maxwell Judicial Review Conference 2011, London, 25 November 2011, 2011, Conference Paper, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, European Union Law Update - 2008, Irish Year Book of International Law, 2011, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Catherine Donnelly, Privatization and Welfare: A Comparative Perspective, Law and Ethics of Human Rights, 5, (2), 2011, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Catherine Donnelly and Hilary Delany, "The Irish Supreme Court Inches Towards Proportionality Review", Public Law, 2011, 2011, p9 - 19, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
A Public Law Analysis of International Investment Law in, editor(s)Walde, T , International Investment Law and Comparative Public Law, Oxford, OUP, 2010, [Donnelly, Catherine], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
  

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Donnelly, Catherine, Postive Obligations and Privatization, Queen's University Law School Annual Workshop, Belfast, 24 March 2010, 2010, Queen's University, Invited Talk, PUBLISHED
Donnelly, Catherine, The NIO Bill of Rights Consultation Paper: A Public Law Analysis, NICEM Annual Conference, Belfast, 12 February, 2010, NICEM, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, Reasons in Administrative Law, Presentation to the Upper Tribunal of Administrative Judges, London, 3 March, 2010, Upper Tribunal of Administrative Judges, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Fairgrieve D(ed.), Remedies in Public Procurement Law in Ireland, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 2010, Proceedings of a Conference, IN_PRESS
Donnelly, Catherine, Problems of Legitimacy in Contracting Out and Privatization, Sorbonne, Paris, 24 October 2009, 2009, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, Grounds for Judicial Review: New Developments, Judicial Review; Recent Developments, Trinity College Dublin, 27 June 2009, 2009, School of Law, TCD, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine and Tom de la Mare, Article 234 in Social and Political Context, European University Institute, Florence, 19 April 2009, 2009, EUI, Florence, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, Damages Remedies in Public Procurement Law, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, 13 March 2009, 2009, British Institute of International and Comparative Law, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, An Update on Judicial Review in the United Kingdom in 2008, Northern Ireland Centre for Ethnic Minorities Annual Conference, Belfast, 27 February 2009, 2009, Northern Ireland Centre for Ethnic Minorities, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Donnelly, Catherine, Pursuing Secondary Policies in EC Public Procurement Law, School of Law, Trinity College Dublin, 16 February 2009, 2009, School of Law, TCD, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

  

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Arts and Humanities Research Council Award 2001-2004
Harvard Law School Fellowship 1998-1999
Magdalen College Award for Excellent Performance in B.C.L. Examinations 1998
Arts and Humanities Research Council Award 1997-1998
Scholar of Trinity College 1995
Human Rights; Governance; European Union Law; Administrative Law; Constitutional Law; Comparative Law