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Ms. Laura Donnellan

Biography

Dr Laura Donnellan, LLB, LLM, PhD, Lecturer in Law (FG-005)

Laura Donnellan teaches European Union Law and Sport and the Law. She has published in the areas of drug testing and the rights of athletes, elder law, the regulation of football agents, TV rights in Irish football, EC competition law, horse racing, and animal welfare in the EU. Laura is the author of Sport and Law: A Concise Guide (Blackhall Publishing, 2010), the 2nd edition of Sport and the Law will be published by Clarus Press at the end of the year. As well as several articles in international law journals. She is a Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Animals Ethics and a Consulting Editor for The Journal of Animal Ethics (published by the University of Illinois). Laura is currently an external examiner for Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT) in Property Law, Succession Law, Equity and Trusts, Constitutional Law and Criminal Law and Procedure. She has co-written Sports Law in Ireland with her colleague Dr Susan Leahy (2nd ed. Kluwer, 2017). She is currently writing the 3rd edition.

Research Interests

Sport and the Law; EU Competition Law and IPR, Law and the Elder, Animal Welfare, Animals in Sport

Teaching Interests

Lecturer in European Law, Sport and the Law and Comparative Property Law

Publications

Book

2017

Sports Law in Ireland
Donnellan L, (with Leahy S)

2014

Sports Law in Ireland
Donnellan L, and Leahy S,

Book Chapter

2020

Animal Welfare in the European Union: The Cosmetics Regulation
Laura Donnellan
The European Union: Policies, Perspectives and Politics

2013

‘R v Countryside Alliance'
Donnellan L,
Contribution to Landmark Cases and Decisions in Sports Law

2009

‘TV Rights in Irish Football'
Donnellan L,
TV Rights and Sport: Legal Aspects

2007

‘The Regulation of Football Agents in Ireland'
Donnellan L,
Player's Agents Worldwide: Legal Aspects

2005

'The Law Reform Commission's Proposals on Law and Older People'
Donnellan L,
Older People in Modern Ireland: Essays on Law and Policy

Conference Contribution

2019
2018

Other Journal

2014
2010

'Sports Governance in Ireland'
Donnellan, L
International Sports Law Journal

2010

'Three-Dimensional Trade Marks: The Mars and Lindt Cases'
Donnellan, L
European Intellectual Property Review

2004

'The GAA Disciplinary Procedures and Player Reinstatement'
Donnellan L,
Sports Law Administration and Practice

2004

'Drug Testing in the Gaelic Athletic Association'
Donnellan L,
Sports Law Administration and Practice

2003

'Restraint of Trade in Sport: A Comparative Analysis'
Donnellan L,
Sports Law Administration and Practice

2003

'Fair Procedures in Anti-Doping Cases'
Donnellan L,
Sports Law Administration and Practice

2002

'The Right to Privacy and Drug Testing: An Irish Perspective'
Donnellan L,
Sports Law Administration and Practice

Other Publication

Peer Reviewed Journal

2019

Trademarks and Phrases in Sport: Whose Line is it anyway?
Laura Donnellan
Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports

2018

Equestrianism: Allegations of misgovernance at the British Equestrian Federation
Laura Donnellan
Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports

2016
2016

‘Glanders in Horses: Biosecurity Precautions taken at the Rio Olympics'
Donnellan L,
Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports

2015
2015
2014
2012

‘Horse Racing and Animal Welfare: A Time for Reform'
Donnellan L
Global Sports Law and Taxation Reports

2010

‘Sports Governance in Ireland'
Donnellan L,
International Sports Law Journal

2010

‘Three-Dimensional Trade Marks: The Mars and Lindt Cases'
Donnellan L,
European Intellectual Property Review

2009

IRELAND
Donnellan, L,Blackshaw I,Cornelius, S,Siekmann, R
Players' Agents Worldwide: Legal Aspects

2008

'Gender Testing at the Beijing Olympics'
Donnellan L,
J. British Association Of Sport And The Law

2008

Gender Testing at the Beijing Olympics
Donnellan, L
J. British Association Of Sport And The Law

2007

IRELAND
Donnellan, L,Siekmann, RCR,Parrish, R,Martins, RB,Soek, J
Players' Agents Worldwide: Legal Aspects

2005

'Recent opportunities to revisit the doctrine of Essential Facilities'
Donnellan, L; Eaton, S
Commercial Law Practitioner

2005
2003

"Drug Testing In Sport: Are Athletes? Rights Pipped At The Post?"
Donnellan, L
University Of Limerick Law Review

Published Report