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Private Law Discussion Group Seminar
Thu 30 March 2017, 14:00 – 15:30 IST
The TCD Law School Private Law Discussion Group is delighted to welcome Dr. Niamh Connolly to give a seminar to the Group and the wider community of private law researchers, teachers and practitioners.
Dr. Connolly will speak on 'The Future of Restitution in Ireland'.
All are welcome, particularly those with a research interest in private law, Unjust Enrichment and Restitution. This event is open to the public and free of charge. If you would like to attend, please register on Eventbrite.
Dr Niamh Connolly is a lecturer at University College London, where she moved from Trinity College Dublin in 2016. Her principal research and teaching interest is in unjust enrichment law. She is interested in how Irish private law compares to that of England and Wales, and in differences in legal culture that affect the substantive law in these jurisdictions. Her paper will seek to interpret the sparse Irish case law on unjust enrichment in light of this wider question about the specificity of Irish law. In particular, Niamh will ask whether Irish legal culture is less formalist than that of England and Wales, and if so, how that affects Irish restitution law. Niamh hopes that the seminar will provide an opportunity to hear the views of other Irish jurists as to the possible distinctiveness of Irish judicial approaches in private law.