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Inaugural Lecture of the McCann FitzGerald Chair of Corporate Law, Professor Blanaid Clarke

McCann FitzGerald

Pictured above (left to right), Dr. Patrick Prendergast (Provost), John Cronin, McCann FitzGerald (Chairman) and Professor Blanaid Clarke


The Dean of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor James Wickham and Professor Hilary Biehler, Head of the School of Law are pleased to announce the

inaugural lecture by Professor Blanaid Clarke, McCann FitzGerald Professor of Corporate Law, School of Law

entitled 'Corporate Governance: An Oxymoron?'

on Thursday, 17th January next at 5:30 pm in the Public Theatre.

Professor Blanaid Clarke, BCL, MBS (Banking & Finance), BL, Ph.D.

Prior to her appointment in Trinity College, Blanaid was an associate professor of corporate law in UCD and one of the founding members of the Centre for Corporate Governance at UCD. She was a member of the European Commission’s Reflection Group on the Future of EU Company Law and is a member of the European Model Company Act Group and the University of Oslo’s Sustainable Companies project. Blanaid is one of the editors of Legal Studies and is on the editorial boards of the Journal of Business Law and Palmer’s Company Law. She works with the Irish Takeover Panel and is a member of the European Securities and Markets Authority Takeover Bids Network. In October 2010, she was appointed to the Irish Central Bank Commission. Her research interests include corporate governance, securities law, takeover law and financial regulation.


McCann FitzGerald Chair of Corporate Law

McCann FitzGerald Chair of Corporate Law at Trinity College Dublin was established to enable The Law School, known internationally for the depth and diversity of its scholarship, to become a global centre of excellence in corporate law. The appointment of a Chair of Corporate Law now enables the School to offer, among other things, teaching in corporate accountability and regulation, an area of considerable significance in the current environment.



To attend, please contact or Tel: extension 2772 / 2367

Photograph courtesy of Lensmen