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 19881990 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 InterestsMy 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).
- 1993 Member, Society of Legal Scholars
- 1993 Member, Irish Association of Law Teachers