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Professor Elaine Fahey

Professor of Law & Associate Dean (International)

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Elaine Fahey is Professor of Law and Associate Dean (International) at the Institute for the Study of European Law (ISEL), the City Law School, City, University of London. She was an Emile Noël Fellow at New York University (NYU) Law School and a visiting professor at Keio University Law School, Tokyo, Japan in 2017-2018. Previously, she was a Senior Postdoctoral Researcher at Amsterdam Centre for European Law & Governance (ACELG) at the University of Amsterdam, a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence, and Assistant Lecturer and Lecturer in Law in Ireland (Dublin Institute of Technology; Trinity College Dublin). She has practised as a Barrister and was Chairperson of the Irish Society for European Law. She has been a visiting fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, the College of Europe, Bruges, the Institute for Advanced Legal Studies and the Global Governance Programme, Robert Schuman Centre, EUI, Florence. She has been a stagiaire at the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg, a Judicial Research Assistant, Four Courts, Dublin and a Judicial Extern, Los Angeles Federal District Court (9th Circuit).

Her research interests span the relationship between EU law and global governance, trade, transatlantic relations, the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and the study of law beyond the State. Her publications include a monograph, The Global Reach of EU Law (Routledge, 2016) and the multi-disciplinary edited volumes The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making: Conceptual Challenges of European and International Law (Routledge, 2015), A Transatlantic Community of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014), Institutionalisation beyond the Nation State (Springer, 2018) and the textbook, An Introduction to Law & Global Governance (Edward Elgar, 2018).

Recently, she was awarded a British Academy/ Leverhulme Research Grant for the project Between Internal Laws and Global Practices: UN Instruments in the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. Currently, she is co-investigator in the Marie Curie ITN on EU and Transatlantic Investment and Trade ('EUTIP') (2017-2021).

She is an academic co-editor of the Routledge UACES book series, Associate Editor of European Papers and on the Editorial Board of CUP’s European Journal of Risk Regulation.

She welcomes PhD candidates for supervision as to the relationship between EU law and global governance.

Qualifications

  1. LLB, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  2. LLM, Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  3. PhD, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  4. Attorney-at-Law, State of New York, United States
  5. Barrister-at-Law, Honorable Society of Kings's Inns, Ireland
  6. Postgraduate Certificate in Third Level Learning and Teaching, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland
  7. Fellow, Higher Education Authority (HEA), UK

Research

Research interests

Law beyond the State, Global Governance, EU law and international relations, the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, UK-EU relations

Publications

  1. (2018). Institutionalisation beyond the Nation State. Springer International Publishing.
  2. Fahey, E. (2018). Introduction to Law & Global Governance. Edward Elgar Publishing. ISBN 978-1-78897-050-1.
  3. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (Eds.), (2017). Framing the Subjects and Objects of EU law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  4. Fahey, (2016). The Global Reach of EU law. Abingdon and New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-4724-8739-1.
  5. Fahey, (2014). A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US legal orders. Fahey, E. and Curtin, D. (Eds.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-1-107-06051-7.
  6. Fahey, E. (2016). Joining the dots: External norms, AFSJ Directives and the EU's role in the global legal order. European Law Review, 41(1), pp. 105–121.
  7. Fahey, E. (2014). On the Use of Law in Transatlantic Relations: Legal Dialogues between the EU and US. European Law Journal, 20(3), pp. 368–384. doi:10.1111/eulj.12046.
  8. Fahey, E. Brexit and the Global Reach of EU Law. Irish Journal of European Law.

Books (5)

  1. Fahey, E. (2015). The actors of postnational rule-making: Contemporary challenges of European and international law. ISBN 978-1-317-51585-2.
  2. Schweppe, J., Kennedy, R., Fahey, E. and Donnelly, L. (2011). How to Think, Write and Cite: Key Skills for Irish Law Students. ISBN 978-1-85800-631-4.
  3. Fahey, E. (2010). EU Law in Ireland. Dublin: Clarus press. ISBN 978-1-905536-30-6.
  4. Fahey, E. and O'Connor, C. (Eds.), (2009). Súil ar an dlí. Dublin: Lonsdale Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907325-04-5.
  5. Fahey, E. (2007). Practice and Procedure in Preliminary References to Europe. Dublin: Firstlaw. ISBN 978-1-904480-57-0.

Chapters (12)

  1. Fahey, E. (2018). The legal effects of EU interactions with international organisations. In Wessel, R. and Odermatt, J. (Eds.), Research Handbook on The Europan Union's Engagement with International Organisations Edwrd Elgar.
  2. Fahey, (2017). Between One-Shotters and Repeat Hitters: A Retrospective on the role of the European Parliament in the EU-US PNR Litigation. In Nicol, F. and Davies, B. (Eds.), EU Law Stories Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  3. Fahey, E. (2017). The evolution of transatlantic legal integration: Truly, madly, deeply? EU-US justice and home affairs. The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research (pp. 336–345). ISBN 978-1-315-64562-9.
  4. Fahey, E. (2016). Introduction. The Global Reach of EU law (pp. 4–19). UK: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-69656-3.
  5. Fahey, E. (2015). Introduction: Framing the actors of postnational rule-making. In Fahey, E. (Ed.), The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making: Contemporary challenges of European and International Law (pp. 1–23). Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-85666-0.
  6. Fahey, (2015). Transatlantic Criminal law. In Mitsilegas, V.M., Konstadinides, T. and Bergström, M. (Eds.), Research Handbook on EU Criminal Law Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. ISBN 978-1-78347-330-4.
  7. Fahey, and Bartl, M. (2014). A Postnational Marketplace: Negotiating the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). In Fahey, E. and Curtin, D. (Eds.), A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US legal orders Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  8. Fahey, (2014). Towards a Transatlantic Community of Law? The Use of Law between the EU and US Legal Orders: Questions of Legal Form and Characterisation. In Fahey, E. and Curtain, D. (Eds.), A Transatlantic Community of Law: Legal Perspectives on the Relationship between the EU and US legal orders Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  9. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (2014). Judicial Review of legal instruments of the Eurozone. In Adams, M., Larouche, P. and Fabbrini, F. (Eds.), The Constitutionalisation of European Budgetary Constraints (pp. 341–358). Oxford: Hart Publishing.
  10. Fahey, (2012). Jagged-Edged Jigsaw: The Limits of Multi-Speed Integration and AFSJ Policy. In Trybus, M. and Rubini, L. (Eds.), The Future of EU Law and Policy Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  11. Fahey, and Cahill, D. (2008). Ireland-Competition law and Article 234 EC. In Rodger, B. (Ed.), Article 234 EC and Competition Law: An Analysis Hague: Kluwer.
  12. Bardutzky, S. and Fahey, E. The subjects and objects of EU law: Exploring a research platform. In Fahey, E. and Bardutzky, S. (Eds.), Framing the Subjects and Objects of EU law

Journal articles (17)

  1. FAHEY, E. (2017). European Citizens Initiative “STOP TTIP” Can Proceed Says General Court. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 8(04), pp. 787–790. doi:10.1017/err.2017.68.
  2. Fahey, E. (2017). CETA and Global Governance Law. European Papers, 2(European Forum), pp. 293–302. doi:10.15166/2499-8249/119.
  3. Fahey, (2016). ON THE BENEFITS OF THE TTIP NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE EU LEGAL ORDER: A LEGAL PERSPECTIVE. Legal Issues of Economic Integration, 43(4), pp. 327–340.
  4. Fahey, E. (2014). EU foreign relations law: Litigating to incite openness in EU negotiations. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 5(4). doi:10.1017/S1867299X00004165S1867299X00004165.
  5. Fahey, (2014). EU’S Cybercrime and Cyber Security Rule-Making: Mapping the Internal and External Dimensions of EU Security. European Journal of Risk Regulation, 5(1), pp. 46–60.
  6. Fahey, E. (2013). Law and Governance as Checks and Balances in Transatlantic Security: Rights, Redress, and Remedies in EU-US Passenger Name Records and the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program. Yearbook of European Law, 32(1), pp. 368–388. doi:10.1093/yel/yet012.
  7. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (2013). Judicial Review of Eurozone Law- The Adjudication of Postnational Norms in the EU Courts, Plural. A Casestudy of the European Stability Mechanism. Michigan Journal of International Law Online pp. 101–111.
  8. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (2013). European Integration Through Law- Emerging Scholarship Project. Michigan Journal of International Law Online pp. 101–111.
  9. Eckes, C., Fahey, and Kanetake, M. (2012). The Validity of the Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA): Perspectives from European Union, US and International Law. Currents, International Trade Law Journal, 20(2), pp. 20–44.
  10. Fahey, and Hernell-Karnell, E. (2012). Introduction: EU Law qua Global Governance Law. German Law Journal, 13(11), pp. 1147–1150.
  11. Fahey, (2012). The EU Emission Trading Scheme and the Court of Justice: the High Politics of the indirect promotion of global standards. German Law Journal, 13(11), pp. 1247–1268.
  12. Fahey, E. (2011). Does the Emperor Have Financial Crisis Clothes? Reflections on the Legal Basis of the European Banking Authority. The Modern Law Review, 74(4), pp. 581–595. doi:10.1111/j.1468-2230.2011.00861.x.
  13. Fahey, (2010). Swimming in a sea of law: Reflections on water borders, Irish (-British)-Euro Relations and opting-out and opting-in after the Treaty of Lisbon. Common Market Law Review, 47(3), pp. 673–707.
  14. Fahey, (2009). Interpretive legitimacy and the distinction between “social assistance” and “work seekers allowance”. European Law Review, 34, pp. 933–949.
  15. Fahey, (2009). Going Back to Basics: Re-embracing the Fundamentals of the Free Movement of Persons in Metock. Legal Issues of Economic Integration, 36(1), pp. 83–89.
  16. Fahey, (2008). Being a Third Pillar Guardian of Fundamental Rights? The Irish Supreme Court and the European arrest warrant. European Law Review, 33(4), pp. 563–576.
  17. Fahey, (2007). Reflections on the Scope of The European Union (Scrutiny) Act, 2002. European Public Law, 13, pp. 85–96.

Media (3)

  1. Fahey, E. (2017). CETA and Global Governance.
  2. Fahey, E. (2013). Transatlantic Partnership requires open democratic debate.
  3. Fahey, E. (2012). The Court of Justice as a Global Governance Actor in EU-US Relations.

Reports (3)

  1. Fahey, and Santos Vara, J. (2014). Transatlantic Relations and Flexibility within the AFSJ. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies.
  2. Fahey, E. and McIntyre, T.J. (2012). FIDE Congress, Talinn 2012 rapporteur, The Area of Freedom, Security and Justice & the Information Society -Ireland Report..
  3. Fahey, E., Donnelly, C. and Conlan, P. (2010). 53. FIDE Congress, Madrid 2010 co-rapporteur Role of National Parliaments- Ireland Report..

Working papers (5)

  1. Bardutzky, S. and Fahey, E. (2017). The subjects and objects of EU law: Exploring a research platform. London, UK: The City Law School Research Paper Series.
  2. Fahey, E. (2012). Reviewing High Politics: A Methodology for the Justiciability of EU-US Legal Relations. Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance.
  3. Fahey, E. (2010). Reflections on the Legal Role of the Irish Parliament (Oireachtas) in EU Affairs After Lisbon. Italy: European University Institute.
  4. Fahey, E. A Taxonomy of the EU's Global Approach to Law Making. New York: NYU School of Law.
  5. Fahey, The EU’s Participation in the Global Legal Order as a Postnational Democracy: Manifestations of Sovereignty.

Other (2)

  1. Fahey, (2016). Joining the Dots: External Norms, AFSJ Directives and the EU’s Role in Global Legal Order.
  2. Fahey, E. (2016). The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law: Constitutional Challenges.