About the Review

The UCD Law Review is among Ireland’s leading student-run peer-reviewed legal journals. Currently in its 22nd Volume, the Review seeks to publish, on an annual basis, a comprehensive and distinguished journal of legal scholarship. Our Review is internationally recognised, providing significant contributions to legal understanding and debate.  Our academic advisory board consists of the members of the law faculty in the Sutherland School of Law, University College Dublin, which is a top Irish law school in the QS World University Rankings.

The UCD Law Review is proudly sponsored by Arthur Cox.

Editorial Board for Volume 21

Tommy Mac Diarmada  || Editor in Chief

Tommy is from Carlow and is a BCL (with Politics) graduate and a part-time tutor at UCD Sutherland School of Law. He was awarded a Brian Farrell medal by UCD SPIRe in 2017/18. He has interned with Michael J. Staines & Co. and the IPRT. He served as the Deputy Editor for the 21st Volume.

Robert Adamson  || Deputy Editor

Robert is a final-year MCL student holding a BA Honours Philosophy (Minor in Political Science) from McGill University, where he was an RGCS Student Fellow. He undertook training in architecture at the University of British Columbia and has worked in architecture in Dublin since 2018. He has interned with Matheson and served on the Editorial Board for Volume 21.

Iseult O’Callaghan  || Secretary

Iseult is a final-year BCL (Law with Politics) student from Dublin. She is a co-recipient of the 2019-20 Conor Martin Memorial Prize for Stage 2 Politics from UCD SPIRe, and a former House Debates Convenor for UCD LawSoc (109th Session). She was a news reporter for The College Tribune and spent a semester abroad at the University of Vienna.

Carla Fusciardi Wallace  || Launch Convenor

Carla is a final-year BCL student from Wexford. She is a Performing Arts Scholar with the UCD Ad Astra Academy where she performs and directs. She is a former Honorary Lifetime Membership Convenor for UCD LawSoc (109th Session) and contributor to the UCD SLS Journal. She has interned with Arthur Cox and A&L Goodbody.

Louise Kennedy  || Launch Convenor

Louise is a final-year BCL (Law with History) student from Dun Laoghaire, Dublin. She is currently the Law Correspondent for the UCD College Tribune, becoming the first ever Justice Media Award winner for ‘Best Student Journalism’ through this role in 2021. She was previously the ENTs officer for the UCD Law Society for the 109th and 110th sessions.’

Daniel Hanlon  || Communications Officer

Daniel is a final-year MCL student, holding a BA in World Religions & Theology and Philosophy from Trinity College Dublin. Daniel was a candidate for the Fordham Summer School, where he studied Intellectual Property. He has taught the Introduction to Legal Studies programme to Transition Year students, at the Centre for Talented Youth.

Aoife McPartland  || Libraries Officer

Aoife is a PhD student in UCD’s Sutherland School of Law. She has published legal academic articles on topics covering criminal law, professional regulation and company law. Aoife originally studied in DCU before completing an LLM in Trinity College Dublin. Aoife then graduated from the Barrister-at-Law degree in the Honorable Society of King’s Inns.

Calem Martin  || Treasurer

Calem is a final-year BCL (Law with Politics) student from Meath. He served as auditor of the 109th session of UCD LawSoc. He is currently Matheson’s UCD Brand Ambassador and an SLS Journal Sub-Editor and Contributor. Calem has a particular interest in constitutional law and international relations.

Áine Chatterjee  || Publication Officer

Áine is a first-year MCL student, with a B.A. in History and Political Science from Trinity College Dublin. Her entry ‘Irish Newspaper Coverage of the 1936 Abdication Crisis’ was highly commended at the 2021 Global Undergraduate Awards. She has worked as a policy analyst for a boutique consulting company and will train with Arthur Cox after completing her MCL.

Lara O’Donohue  || Online Publication Officer

Lara is a final-year BCL student from Blackrock, Dublin. She is currently a contributor for the UCD SLS Journal, researching the constitutional right to housing. She is also writing her dissertation for the UCD research module, examining the interaction between freedom of expression and disinformation. She has a particular interest in international law and constitutional law.

Ciara Coughlan  || Online Publication Officer

Ciara is a third-year business and law student from Offaly. She is an Ad Astra Academic Scholar, and a Stage 2 UCD Law Scholar. She studied at Leiden University, The Hague and Fordham University, New York over the summer. Ciara is also a UCD SLS Journal Sub-editor and Contributor.

Alanna Grogan  || Communications Officer

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