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Brian Lenihan Tenth Memorial Address - Trinity College Dublin Law Student Colloquium.

Brian Lenihan Tenth Memorial Address.

Thursday 4 February 2021- 6:00pm IST.

The Tenth Annual Brian Lenihan Memorial Address, which will take place at 6:00pm online on Thursday, 4 February 2021.

As this address will take place online, we would kindly ask attendees to register through Eventbrite in advance of the event in order to recevie login details for the evening.


Registration for the event can be completed here

The Address has become a successful and much anticipated annual event marking Mr. Lenihan's substantial contribution to Irish public life and his longstanding connection to the Law School as a student, scholar and lecturer. This year’s address will be delivered by the Judge Síofra O’Leary of the European Court of Human Rights.

She is also a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe, Bruges and a member of the Editorial Board of the Common Market Law Review. She has served as a référendaire at the Court of Justice for many years in the chambers of Judges Aindrias Ó Caoimh, Fidelma Macken and Federico Mancini.

Before working at the Court, Dr O’Leary was the Assistant Director for the Centre of European Legal Studies at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow of Emmanuel College. She was previously a Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Law, University College Dublin, a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Cádiz, Spain and a Research Associate at the Institute for Public Policy Research in London.

She is the author of two books entitled The Evolving Concept of Community Citizenship (Kluwer, 1996) and Employment Law at the European Court of Justice (Hart Publishing, 2001) and has published extensively in academic journals and EU law monographs on the protection of fundamental rights in the EU, EU employment law, the free movement of persons and services and EU citizenship generally.