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Mr. Eoin Quill

Biography


Eoin Quill has worked at the University of Limerick since 1991. He is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, (SLS) the Irish Association of Law Teachers (IALT), the International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group at the UL School of Law (ICEL), a fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL) in Vienna and the external examiner in Torts for The Law Society of Ireland.


His primary area of research is tort, focused on accident compensation and private actions for the enforcement of civil rights. His publications include:


a treatise - Torts in Ireland (4th ed 2014);


a volume in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws, - Tort Law in Ireland;


an edited book - Damages and Compensation Culture: Comparative Perspectives (2016, Co-edited with Raymond J Friel);


chapters on Irish Tort Law in the Yearbooks on European Tort Law & the Digest of European Tort Law for ECTIL and the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences;


peer-reviewed journal articles in Irish and international law journals on topics such as causation, affirmative duties, defective buildings, negligent misstatements and negligently inflicted psychiatric harm.


Eoin Quill was born in Limerick in 1965. He studied law at University College Cork between 1982 and 1988 obtaining two bachelors and a master's degree – BCL; LLB; LLM. He lectured at the School of Professional and Management Studies in Limerick from 1988–1990 prior to working at the University of Limerick. He has lectured in a variety of subjects including Tort, Contract, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Equity & Trusts, Jurisprudence and International Tort Law & Business.

Research Interests

My principal area of research interest is the law of torts, with a focus on methodology and structure in the analysis of the legal principles governing compensation claims. I also have a broader interest in civil obligations (encompassing contract torts and restitution).

Teaching Interests









LA6072- International Tort Law and Business


LA4310/LA4330Law of Torts 1


LA4320Law of Torts 2


LA4092Commercial Law

Professional Activities

Association

  • 1993 Member, Society of Legal Scholars
  • 1993 Member, Irish Association of Law Teachers

Publications

Books

2015

Tort Law in Ireland
Eoin Quill
(2015) Tort Law in Ireland
Alphen aan den RijnThe Netherlands : Kluwer Law International

2014

Torts in Ireland 4th ed
Eoin Quill
(2014) Torts in Ireland 4th ed
Dublin : Gill and Macmillan

2009

Torts in Ireland. 3rd ed.
Quill, E
(2009) Torts in Ireland. 3rd ed.
(Ed.) : Gill & Macmillan

2004

Torts in Ireland. 2nd ed.
Quill, E
(2004) Torts in Ireland. 2nd ed.
Dublin : Gill & Macmillan Dublin

1999

Torts in Ireland.
Quill, E
(1999) Torts in Ireland.
Dublin : Gill & Macmillan Dublin

Book Chapters

2014

Ireland
Eoin Quill
(2014) Ireland
In European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2013; Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 319-341

2013

Staatshaftung in Irland
Eoin Quill
(2013) Staatshaftung in Irland
In Staatshaftung in Europa: Nationales und Unionsrecht; Berlin : De Gruyter

2013

Ireland
Eoin Quill
(2013) Ireland
In European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2012; Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 345-364

2012

Ireland
Quill, E
(2012) Ireland
In European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2011; Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 316-338

2011

Ireland
Quill, E
(2011) Ireland
In European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2010; Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 286-306

2010

Ireland
Quill, E
(2010) Ireland
In European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2009; Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 313-334

2009

Ireland
Quill, E
(2009) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2008; Vienna : Springer pp. 364-384

2008

Ireland
Quill, E
(2008) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2006; Vienna : Springer pp. 281-298 Vienna

2008

Ireland
Quill, E
(2008) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2007; Vienna : Springer pp. 352-372 Vienna

2006

Ireland
Quill, E
(2006) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2005; pp. 348-367

2005

Ireland
Quill, E
(2005) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2004; pp. 363-381

2004

Ireland
Quill, E
(2004) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2003; pp. 245-265

2003

Ireland
Quill, E
(2003) Ireland
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2002; pp. 263-289

2002

Ireland,
Quill, E
(2002) Ireland,
In Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2001; pp. 293-334

Peer Reviewed Journals

2011

Affirmative Duties of Care in the Common Law
Quill, E
(2011) Affirmative Duties of Care in the Common Law
In Journal of European Tort Law; Berlin : pp. 151-183

2010

Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd: An Irish Perspective
Quill, E
(2010) Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd: An Irish Perspective
In European Review of Private Law; pp. 621-629

2007

General Damages and Relative Values in Irish Tort Law
Quill, E
(2007) General Damages and Relative Values in Irish Tort Law
In Quarterly Review Of Tort Law; pp. 1-11

2006

Consumer Protection in Respect of Defective Buildings
Quill, E
(2006) Consumer Protection in Respect of Defective Buildings
In The Tort Law Review; pp. 105-120

2005

Employers' Liability for Bullying and Harassment
Quill, E
(2005) Employers' Liability for Bullying and Harassment
In Int. J. Comparative Labour Law And Industrial Relations; pp. 645-666

2002

Successive Causes and the Measurement of Damages
Quill, E
(2002) Successive Causes and the Measurement of Damages
In Irish Jurist ; pp. 91-112

1998

Maintaining the Distinction Between Duty and Liability
Quill, E
(1998) Maintaining the Distinction Between Duty and Liability
In Dublin University Law Journal; pp. 183-197

1992

Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part II)
Quill, E
(1992) Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part II)
In Irish Law Times; pp. 202-204

1992

Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part I)
Quill, E
(1992) Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part I)
In Irish Law Times; pp. 185-187

1991

Sub-Contractors, Exclusion Clauses & Privity
Quill, E
(1991) Sub-Contractors, Exclusion Clauses & Privity
In Irish Law Times; pp. 211-213

Conference Publications

2006

ICEL Research Group, UL SChool of Law/ Harrison O Dowd Seminar on Recent Developments In Product Liability
Quill, E
(2006) ICEL Research Group, UL SChool of Law/ Harrison O Dowd Seminar on Recent Developments In Product Liability
NA(Ed.) pp. NA-NA

2005

The National Court Practice and Tort Law Conference by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law¿s Reseach Unit for European Tort Law
Quill, E
(2005) The National Court Practice and Tort Law Conference by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law¿s Reseach Unit for European Tort Law
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2005

Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference
Quill, E
(2005) Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference
NA(Ed.) pp. NA-NA

2004

The National Europe Centre
Quill, E
(2004) The National Europe Centre
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

The UL School of Law/Holmes O Malley Sexton Seminar on Employment Law
Quill, E
(2004) The UL School of Law/Holmes O Malley Sexton Seminar on Employment Law
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2004

The Trinity College Dublin School of Law & Matheson, Ormsby Prentice Solicitors Conference on Product Liability 2004
Quill, E
(2004) The Trinity College Dublin School of Law & Matheson, Ormsby Prentice Solicitors Conference on Product Liability 2004
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

2003

The University College Cork Conference on Schools, Education and Law
Quill, E
(2003) The University College Cork Conference on Schools, Education and Law
*(Ed.) pp. *-*

Published Reports

2011

Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 2: Essential Cases on Damage, Ireland
Quill, E
(2011) Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 2: Essential Cases on Damage, Ireland
Winiger, Koziol, Koch & Zimmerman(Ed.) Berlin : De Gruyter

2011

European Tort Law: Basic Texts, Ireland
Quill, E
(2011) European Tort Law: Basic Texts, Ireland
Oliphant & Steininger(Ed.) Vienna : Jan Sramek Verlag pp. 121-133

2007

Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 1: Essential Cases on Natural Causation, Ireland
Quill, E
(2007) Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 1: Essential Cases on Natural Causation, Ireland
Winiger, Koziol, Koch & Zimmerman(Ed.) Vienna : Springer

Other Publications

2015

Book Review: Paula Giliker, The Europeanisation of English Tort Law
Eoin Quill
(2015) Book Review: Paula Giliker, The Europeanisation of English Tort Law
In Journal of European Tort Law; K Oliphant, E Karner, BA Koch & C Wendehorst(Ed.) Berlin : De Gruyter pp. 201-207

2010

The Defamation Act 2009
Eoin Quill
(2010) The Defamation Act 2009
In Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated ; B Clarke(Ed.) Dublin : Round Hall pp. 31-01-31-40