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Ms Sinead Eaton

Biography

Sinead graduated from National University of Ireland, UCD with a BCL in 1988 and, having graduated from The Honorable Society of Kings Inns with a Degree of Barrister at Law, was called to the Irish Bar in 1990. On foot of an award of a scholarship by the Department of Education Sinead completed a bilingual postgraduate course in EC law at the College of Europe in Bruges, following which she did a stage at DG IV of the European Commission in Brussels. Sinead then spent a total of eight years working as a legal adviser to major Irish financial institutions. During that time she graduated with an LL.M. (with special mention) in Commercial Law from UCD. Before taking up the position of Teaching Assistant at University of Limerick, Sinead spent two years at O Donnell Sweeney, Solicitors in Dublin.

Research Interests

Commercial Law, Company law,Corporate Finance and Competition Law

Teaching Interests

My teaching interests are Company and Competition law primarily. I am also developing an interest in AI and the future of the legal professions.

Professional Activities

Employment

  • 2001 O'DonnellSweeney Solicitors - *

Education

  • 1998 UCD - Master of Laws
  • 1991 College of Europe, Bruges - Master of Laws European
  • 1990 The Honorable Society of Kings Inns -
  • 1988 University College Dublin - B.C.L.

Award

  • 1990 - Scholarship to College of Europe,Bruges

Language

  • French
  • German
  • Portuguese

Outreach

  • Delivered one of eight lectures on the community Law Programme in april 2012. My lecture was on Company and Competition law. I also did that in 2013. 

Publications

Book

2017

Competition Law in Ireland
Sinead Eaton and Patrick O'Brien

2015

Competition Law in Ireland
Sinead Eaton and Pat O'Brien

Book Chapter

2007

Health Act, 2004
Sinead Eaton
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

2006

Health Amendment Act, 2004
Sinead Eaton
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

2006

Aviation Act, 2006
Sinead Eaton
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

Conference Contribution

2009

Faculty Teaching Day
Sinead Eaton

Other Journal

2017

Using a real contract to teach law holistically
Sinead Eaton
International Journal of Clinical Legal Education

2014

“Commitment issues - new developments in EU and Irish competition law”
Hinds and Eaton
European Competition Law Review

2013

“The Troika’s Influence on Irish competition Policy”
eaton
Competition Policy International

2011

Irish Journal of European Law
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Irish Journal of European Law

2009
2007

Health Act, 2004
Eaton, S
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

2006

The Health Amendment Act 2004
Eaton, S
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

2006

Aviation Act 2006
Eaton, S
Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated

2004

23-01 State Airports Act, 2004
Eaton, S
IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED

2004

11-01 Air Navigation and Transport (International Conventions) Act, 2004
Eaton, S
IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED

2004

10-01 Aer Lingus Act, 2004
Eaton, S
IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED

Peer Reviewed Journal

2017

‘Directors’ Duties under the Companies Act 2014’
Sinead Eaton and Mary Elizabeth Tumelty
Commercial Law Practitioner

2009

Not so separate legal personality and bad debts
Eaton, S
Commercial Law Practitioner

2006

Implementing the Prospectus Directive
Eaton, S
Commercial Law Practitioner