Education

HARVARD LAW SCHOOL

 

2009-2010       Visiting Researcher    Cambridge, MA

Subject:           Continued Ph.D. research and audited classes in Administrative Law

Supervisor:     Professor Adrian Vermeule

 

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE, QUEENS’ COLLEGE

 

2007-2010       Ph.D.                           Cambridge, England

Subject:          “Deference and Standards of Review in Administrative Law”

By reference to Canada, England and the U.S., I answered three questions. Why should courts defer to administrative decision-makers? When should courts defer? And how should courts defer?

Supervisor:     Dr. John Allison

Examiners:     Professor Jeffrey Jowell and Professor Christopher Forsyth

Awards:           Modern Law Review Scholarship

                         National University of Ireland Travelling Studentship

 

UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA LAW SCHOOL

 

2006-2007       L.L.M.                           Philadelphia, PA

Class Rank:     First

Awards:           Fulbright Scholar

Activities:        Penn Law Unemployment Compensation Project

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

 

2005-2006       LL.M. (by thesis)          Cork, Ireland

Subject:          “The Limits of the High Court’s Judicial Review Jurisdiction”

Grade:             First Class Honours

Awards:           University Student Leadership Award

                         Honorary Life Member, Law Society

Activities:        Governor (postgraduate representative on University Board of Governors)

                         Students’ Union Postgraduate Officer

 

UNIVERSITY COLLEGE CORK

 

2002-2005       B.C.L.                           Cork, Ireland

Grade:             First Class Honours

Class Rank:     First

Awards:           College Scholar

                         Brian Wilkinson Memorial Prize for Constitutional Law

                         National Student Media Award

Activities:        Recording Secretary, Law Society

                         Chair of Constitution Review Group, Law Society

Updated June 19, 2014 at 08:37.