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Dr. Diarmuid Phelan

Associate Professor (Law)

 


Diarmuid Rossa Phelan BCL (NUI) LLM (BERKELEY), BL (Kings Inns), Ph D (EUROPEAN UNIV INST FLORENCE), MA (Dub iuris officio), BL (Inns of Court of Northern Ireland), Attorney (NEW YORK), F.T.C.D.. He is a fellow of Trinity College and of the European Law Institute. He is a member of the Board of Trinity College (2014-2018, 2018-date) and was Chair of the Fellows of Trinity College 2015-2018. He is a member of the Joint Managerial Committee of the China - EU School of Law (http://en.cesl.edu.cn/). He teaches in the fields of European Union Law, Jurisprudence, and Lawyering Skills, and accepts research students in these areas. Internationally he has been a visiting professor at the University of Hamburg, Humboldt University, the China-EU School of Law, the University of Zurich (2014), and Notre Dame Law School (2015), Senior Emile Noel Fellow at New York University Law School (2016), visiting fellow at Brasenose College Oxford (2014), Fellow at the European University Institute (Florence), visiting scholar the University of California at Berkeley and at McGill University, a référendaire in the Court of Justice. He trained in the US law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed and is a Senior Counsel at the Bar of Ireland. He is admitted to the bars of England and Wales, Northern Ireland, and New York. He has acted as counsel in a wide variety of reported cases at every level in the Irish Courts and at the Court of Justice of the European Union and the European Court of Human Rights of the Council of Europe.
  Competition and Regulatory Law   Constitutional and Administrative Law   European Community Law   Jurisprudence   Philosophy and Epistemology   Public International Law
 See entry under research tags
 Fundamental Rights and The Rule of Law in a Digital Future
 The China-EU Investment Agreement: Challenges, Themes, and Impacts
 Visiting Professorship
 Visiting Professorship

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Senior Counsel at the Bar of Ireland 2008 to date
Member of the Joint Managerial Committee of the Euro China Law School 2017-2019
Editor of the Irish Journal of European Law 2015 to date
EU Commission Lead Expert in the creation and supervision of interdisciplinary structured PHD in European Studies in Tblisi State University 2014-2019
External Examiner to the Honourable Society of the King's Inns 2015-2019
External Examiner to PhDs in University College Dublin and Bangor University 2010, 2016, 2017
Representation of TCD at China-Europe Law School (cesl.edu.cn) General Assemblies since 2008 in Hamburg, Beijing, Paris, Brussels, Lund, Manchester, Krakow, Budapest, and Vienna. 2012-2019
Occasional Peer Reviewer for Law Journals e.g. European Journal of International Law, Dublin University Law Journal
Member of the Program Council of the Forum Prawnice 2019-2020
Language Skill Reading Skill Writing Skill Speaking
French Fluent Fluent Fluent
German Basic Basic Basic
Irish Medium Medium Medium
Italian Medium Basic Medium
Latin Medium Basic Basic
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The Law Library
The Honorable Society of the King's Inns
Lincolns Inn
The Bar of the State of New York
The European Law Institute
Brexit and British Europe, Fexit and Ireland: complexity and the nature of law, democracy and the division of powers, and the rule of law in, editor(s)Andreas Kellerhals and Tobias Baumgartner , New dynamics in the European integration process - Europe post Brexit, Zurich, Shulthess, 2018, pp13 - 30, [Diarmuid Rossa Phelan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Irish Journal for European Law, 21, 1, (2018), 1 - 115p, Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, [Editor], Notes: [Published by Thompson Reuters Round Hall Online], Journal, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, Foreword, Irish Journal of European Law, 21, 2018, pi - ii, Notes: [Published by Thompson Reuters Round Hall Westlaw Online], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Irish Journal for European Law, 20, (1), (2017), 1 - 143p, Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, [Editor], Notes: [Published by Thompson Reuters Round Hall Westlaw Online], Journal, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, Preface, Irish Journal of European Law, 20, 2017, Notes: [Published by Thompson Reuters Round Hall Online], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
The Future of the Welfare State in, editor(s)Julia Iliopoulos-Strangas , The Future of the Constitutional Welfare State in Europe, Athens, Nomos, 2016, [Diarmuid Rossa Phelan], Book Chapter, PUBLISHED
Irish Journal of European Law, 19, 1, (2016), 1 - 134p, Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, [Editor], Notes: [Published by Thompson Reuters Round Hall Online], Journal, PUBLISHED
China EU Law Journal, Special Edition, (2016), Diarmuid Rossa Phelan and Louis Brennan, [eds.], Journal, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan and Louis Brennan, Editorial Introduction to the EU-China Investment Treaty in Interdisciplinary Perspective, China-EU Law Journal Special Issue on the Eu-China Investment Treaty, 5, (1), 2016, p1 - 3, Notes: [Published by Springer], Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Irish Journal of European Law, 18, 1, (2015), Diarmuid Rossa Phelan and Anna-Louise Hinds, [eds.], Notes: [Special Edition Changing Sovereignty in Europe], Journal, PUBLISHED
  

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Supreme Court, Kilty -v- Judge Dune and Attorney General (amicus curiae), 2020, Case Study, PUBLISHED
Supreme Court, Kilty -v- Judge Dunne & Campion Property Consultants Ltd . (High Court, October 2011, Hedigan J.) [2015] IESC 88 (7th December 2015) (Supreme Court) [2018] IECA 80 (22 March 2018) (Court of Appeal); [2019] IESCDET 7 (25th January 2019) (Supreme Court), 2019, Notes: [Senior Counsel], Case Study, PUBLISHED
High Court, C.M., O.V.M., & C.G.M. (A minor suing by his mother and next friend C.M.) (Nigeria) -v- Minster for Justice Equality and Law Reform [2018] IEHC 217 (25th April 2018) ((High Court, Humphreys J)) , 2018, Notes: [Senior Counsel], Case Study, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, What is Law?, Emile Noel Fellows Forum, New York University School of Law, 1 March 2016, 2016, Jean Monnet Center, NYU School of Law, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Supreme Court , Kavanagh and Bank of Scotland -v- McLaughlin [2015] IESC 255; [2015] 3 IR 555-600, 2015, Notes: [Senior Counsel ], Case Study, PUBLISHED
Family Court , Re L, a Minor (Johnson J, Family Court, 18th March 2015), 2015, Notes: [Senior Counsel], Case Study, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, The Pan-European Constitutional and Social Implications of Euro-Federalism, Clarke Centre for International & Comparative Legal Studies, Cornell University Ithaca, 26th March 2015, 2015, Cornell Law School, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
High Court , C.C.A. -v- Minster for Justice & Equality and Refugee Appeals Tribunal [2014] IEHC 569 (Barr J.), 2014, Notes: [Senior Counsel], Case Study, PUBLISHED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, Constitutional and Political Issues for Small Country Membership of the European Union, Europa Institut , Zurich, 24th November, 2014, Europa Institut, Invited Talk, PRESENTED
Diarmuid Rossa Phelan, The Concept of Allegiance in the Institutional Practices of the European Union, Faculty Seminar, University of California at Irvine Law School, 8th September 2014, 2014, Dean Chemerinsky, Invited Talk, PRESENTED

  

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Foundation Robert Schuman Scholar (Oxford)
Baring Senior Scholar (Hertford College Oxford)
University Colours Award (University College Dublin)
Canadian Faculty Research Award (McGill University)
Senior Counsel by letter patent of Government of Ireland
Scholarship ricercatore (European University Institute)
Kennedy Scholar (UC Berkeley)
Entrance Scholarship (Bar of Ireland)
Visiting Fellowship Brasenose College Oxford
Senior Emile Noel Fellowship New York University
European Union Law, Jurisprudence, Philosophy and Epistemology of Law, Competition and Regulatory Law, , Public International Law, Constitutional and Administrative Theory