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Dr Elaine Fahey

Reader in Law & Associate Dean (International)

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About

Overview

Dr Elaine Fahey is Reader in Law and Associate Dean (International) at the Institute for the Study of European Law (ISEL), the City Law School, City University London. She was previously an Emile Noël Fellow at New York University (NYU) Law School, a visiting fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), Brussels and is a visiting professor at Keio University Law School in Japan in 2017-2018. From 2011 to 2014 she was a Senior Postdoctoral Researcher at Amsterdam Centre for European Law & Governance (ACELG) at the University of Amsterdam from 2011-2014, a Max Weber Fellow at the European University Institute (EUI), Florence (2009-2011) and was previously an 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 District Court.

Her research interests span the relationship between EU law and global governance, the EU’s Area of Freedom, Security and Justice and the study of postnational rule-making, and are the subject of over 50 publications including books, articles, edited volumes and special issues, including 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) and A Transatlantic Community of Law (Cambridge University Press, 2014).

In 2016, 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 and an Emile. She is co-investigator in the Marie Curie ITN on TTIP led by the University of Birmingham (2017-2021).

Qualifications

  1. LLB, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
  2. LLM, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
  3. PhD, Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Postgraduate Training

  1. Attorney-at-Law, State of New York, United States
  2. Barrister-at-Law, Honorable Society of Kings's Inns, Ireland
  3. Postgraduate Certificate in Third Level Learning and Teaching, Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

Fellowships

  1. Higher Education Authority, Fellow, Feb 2016 – present
  2. European Law Institute, Jan 2013 – present

Research

Research interests

Dr Elaine Fahey's research interests are EU law, Global Governance, the EU’s AFSJ, post-national rule-making, security, crime and criminalisation.

Publications

  1. Fahey, (2018). The Institutionalisation of EU-US relations: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Transatlantic Data Privacy and Trade. Fahey, (Ed.), Springer International.
  2. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (Eds.), (2017). Framing the Subjects and Objects of EU law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar.
  3. Fahey, (2016). The Global Reach of EU law. Abingdon and New York: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-4724-8739-1.
  4. Fahey, E. (2015). The actors of postnational rule-making: Contemporary challenges of European and international law. ISBN 978-1-317-51585-2.
  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. (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.
  9. 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.

Books (10)

  1. Fahey, (2018). The Institutionalisation of EU-US relations: Multi-disciplinary Perspectives on Transatlantic Data Privacy and Trade. Fahey, (Ed.), Springer International.
  2. Fahey, E. (2018). Introduction to Global Law & Governance. Edward Elgar Publishing.
  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, E. (2015). The actors of postnational rule-making: Contemporary challenges of European and international law. ISBN 978-1-317-51585-2.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. Fahey, E. (2010). EU Law in Ireland. Dublin: Clarus press. ISBN 978-1-905536-30-6.
  9. Fahey, E. and O'Connor, C. (2009). Súil ar an dlí. Dublin: Lonsdale Blackwell Publishing. ISBN 978-1-907325-04-5.
  10. Fahey, E. (2007). Practice and Procedure in Preliminary References to Europe. Dublin: Firstlaw. ISBN 978-1-904480-57-0.

Chapters (11)

  1. Fahey, (2017). The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research. In Trauner, F. and Ripoll Servent, A. (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Justice and Home Affairs Research Routledge International.
  2. Fahey, E. (2016). Introduction. The Global Reach of EU law (pp. 4–19). UK: Routledge. ISBN 978-1-138-69656-3.
  3. 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.
  4. Fahey, (2015). 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.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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 (18)

  1. 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.
  2. Fahey, E. (2016). The European Court of Justice and External Relations Law: Constitutional Challenges. EUROPEAN LAW REVIEW, 41(5), pp. 769–772.
  3. 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.
  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, 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. Fahey, and Bardutzky, S. (2013). European Integration Through Law- Emerging Scholarship Project. Michigan Journal of International Law Online pp. 101–111.
  10. 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.
  11. Fahey, and Hernell-Karnell, E. (2012). Introduction: EU Law qua Global Governance Law. German Law Journal, 13(11), pp. 1147–1150.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. Fahey, (2009). Interpretive legitimacy and the distinction between “social assistance” and “work seekers allowance”. European Law Review, 34, pp. 933–949.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. Fahey, (2007). Reflections on the Scope of The European Union (Scrutiny) Act, 2002. European Public Law, 13, pp. 85–96.

Report

  1. Fahey, and Santos Vara, J. (2014). Transatlantic Relations and Flexibility within the AFSJ. Brussels: Centre for European Policy Studies.

Working Paper

  1. Bardutzky, S. and Fahey, E. (2017). The subjects and objects of EU law: Exploring a research platform. London, UK: The City Law School.

Other

  1. Fahey, (2016). Joining the Dots: External Norms, AFSJ Directives and the EU’s Role in Global Legal Order.

Education

European Union Law LLB 2
EU in Global Legal Order LLB 3

Other Activities

Collaboration (Academic)

Events/Conferences (2)

  1. The subjects and objects of EU law. City Law School (2015).
    Description: Research network launch
  2. The Actors of Postnational Rule-Making: Contemporary Challenges of European and International Law. Amsterdam (2013).
    Description: Roundtable organised under the auspices of the Architecture of Postnational Rule-Making project at the University of Amsterdam

Online Article

  1. On really response rule-making: the TTIP negotiations. EUtopialaw http://eutopialaw.com/2014/10/02/on-really-responsive-rule-making-the-eu-us-transatlantic-trade-and-investment-partnership-ttip-negotiations/

Radio Programmes (3)

  1. RTE Morning Ireland. RTE News and Current Affairs
  2. World Service. Radio Sputnik World Service, Moscow. https://soundcloud.com/radiosputnik/ceta-is-absolutely-far-from-being-dead-wallonia-still-may-accept-the-deal-elaine-fahey
  3. Noir sur blanc news today. Sputniknews today Noir sur blanc http://sputniknews.com/radio_red_line/20151017/1028631466/eu-us-ttip-agreement.html

Television Programmes (3)

  1. BBC News. BBC
  2. BBC World News Business Live. BBC Business Live http://mms.tveyes.com/transcript.asp?StationID=110&DateTime=10%2f24%2f2016+3%3a07%3a11+PM&PlayClip=true&dm_i=23GR,4KOMO,F5OMS3,GZG6K,1
  3. BBC World Service TV News. BBC World Service TV Business Report