Eoin Quill

Senior Lecturer

 
researcher

Biography

    

Eoin Quill has worked at the University of Limerick since 1991. He is a member of the Society of Legal Scholars, (SLS) the Irish Association of Law Teachers (IALT), the International Commercial and Economic Law Research Group at the UL School of Law (ICEL), a fellow of the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law (ECTIL) in Vienna and the external examiner in Torts for The Law Society of Ireland.

His primary area of research is tort, focused on accident compensation and private actions for the enforcement of civil rights. His publications include:

a treatise - Torts in Ireland (4th ed 2014);

a volume in the International Encyclopaedia of Laws, - Tort Law in Ireland;

an edited book - Damages and Compensation Culture: Comparative Perspectives (2016, Co-edited with Raymond J Friel);

chapters on Irish Tort Law in the Yearbooks on European Tort Law & the Digest of European Tort Law for ECTIL and the Institute for European Tort Law of the Austrian Academy of Sciences;

peer-reviewed journal articles in Irish and international law journals on topics such as causation, affirmative duties, defective buildings, negligent misstatements and negligently inflicted psychiatric harm.

 

Eoin Quill was born in Limerick in 1965. He studied law at University College Cork between 1982 and 1988 obtaining two bachelors and a master’s degree – BCL; LLB; LLM. He lectured at the School of Professional and Management Studies in Limerick from 1988–1990 prior to working at the University of Limerick. He has lectured in a variety of subjects including Tort, Contract, Employment Law, Commercial Law, Company Law, Equity & Trusts, Jurisprudence and International Tort Law & Business.                                          

Research Interests

My principal area of research interest is the law of torts, with a focus on methodology and structure in the analysis of the legal principles governing compensation claims. I also have a broader interest in civil obligations (encompassing contract torts and restitution).

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Tort Law in Ireland.
Eoin Quill (2015) Tort Law in Ireland. Alphen aan den RijnThe Netherlands: Kluwer Law International. [Details]
2014 Torts in Ireland 4th ed.
Eoin Quill (2014) Torts in Ireland 4th ed. Dublin: Gill and Macmillan. [Details]
2009 Torts in Ireland. 3rd ed.
Quill, E (2009) Torts in Ireland. 3rd ed. : Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
2004 Torts in Ireland. 2nd ed.
Quill, E (2004) Torts in Ireland. 2nd ed. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]
1999 Torts in Ireland.
Quill, E (1999) Torts in Ireland. Dublin: Gill & Macmillan. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2014 'Ireland'
Eoin Quill (2014) 'Ireland' In: European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2013. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2013 'Staatshaftung in Irland'
Eoin Quill (2013) 'Staatshaftung in Irland' In: Staatshaftung in Europa: Nationales und Unionsrecht. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2013 'Ireland'
Eoin Quill (2013) 'Ireland' In: European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2012. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2012 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2012) 'Ireland' In: European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2011. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2011 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2011) 'Ireland' In: European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2010. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2010 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2010) 'Ireland' In: European Tort Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2009. Berlin: De Gruyter. [Details]
2009 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2009) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2008. Vienna: Springer. [Details]
2008 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2008) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2006. Vienna: Springer. [Details]
2008 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2008) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2007. Vienna: Springer. [Details]
2006 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2006) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2005. [Details]
2005 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2005) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2004. [Details]
2004 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2004) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2003. [Details]
2003 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2003) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2002. [Details]
2002 'Ireland'
Quill, E (2002) 'Ireland' In: Tort and Insurance Law Yearbook: European Tort Law 2001. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2011 'Affirmative Duties of Care in the Common Law'
Quill, E (2011) 'Affirmative Duties of Care in the Common Law'. Journal of European Tort Law, 2 (2):151-183 [Details]
2010 'Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd: An Irish Perspective'
Quill, E (2010) 'Corr v IBC Vehicles Ltd: An Irish Perspective'. European Review of Private Law, 18 (3):621-629 [Details]
2007 'General Damages and Relative Values in Irish Tort Law'
Quill, E (2007) 'General Damages and Relative Values in Irish Tort Law'. QUARTERLY REVIEW OF TORT LAW, 2 (2):1-11 [Details]
2006 'Consumer Protection in Respect of Defective Buildings'
Quill, E (2006) 'Consumer Protection in Respect of Defective Buildings'. THE TORT LAW REVIEW, 14 (2):105-120 [Details]
2005 'Employers' Liability for Bullying and Harassment'
Quill, E (2005) 'Employers' Liability for Bullying and Harassment'. INT. J. COMPARATIVE LABOUR LAW AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS, 21 (4 (Winter 2005)):645-666 [Details]
2002 'Successive Causes and the Measurement of Damages'
Quill, E (2002) 'Successive Causes and the Measurement of Damages'. IRISH JURIST, 37 (*):91-112 [Details]
1998 'Maintaining the Distinction Between Duty and Liability'
Quill, E (1998) 'Maintaining the Distinction Between Duty and Liability'. DUBLIN UNIVERSITY LAW JOURNAL, 20 (*):183-197 [Details]
1992 'Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part I)'
Quill, E (1992) 'Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part I)'. IRISH LAW TIMES, 10 (*):185-187 [Details]
1992 'Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part II)'
Quill, E (1992) 'Defective Buildings and The Limitation of Actions (Part II)'. IRISH LAW TIMES, 10 (*):202-204 [Details]
1991 'Sub-Contractors, Exclusion Clauses & Privity'
Quill, E (1991) 'Sub-Contractors, Exclusion Clauses & Privity'. IRISH LAW TIMES, 9 (*):211-213 [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
2003 The University College Cork Conference on Schools, Education and Law
Quill, E (2003) Duty of Care for Teachers, Pupils and Schools ¿ Negligence and Supervision Responsibilities . In: * eds. The University College Cork Conference on Schools, Education and Law , 01-SEP-03 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 The National Europe Centre
Quill, E (2004) Recent Developments in European Product Liability . In: * eds. The National Europe Centre , 01-JUN-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 The Trinity College Dublin School of Law & Matheson, Ormsby Prentice Solicitors Conference on Product Liability 2004
Quill, E (2004) Problems of Proof In Product Liability Cases . In: * eds. The Trinity College Dublin School of Law & Matheson, Ormsby Prentice Solicitors Conference on Product Liability 2004 , 01-MAR-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2004 The UL School of Law/Holmes O Malley Sexton Seminar on Employment Law
Quill, E (2004) Employer¿s Liability for Bullying and Harassment . In: * eds. The UL School of Law/Holmes O Malley Sexton Seminar on Employment Law , 01-FEB-04 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2005 Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference
Quill, E (2005) Consumer Protection in Respect of Defective Buildings . In: NA eds. Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference , 06-SEP-05 - 09-SEP-05 , pp.NA-NA [Details]
2005 The National Court Practice and Tort Law Conference by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law¿s Reseach Unit for European Tort Law
Quill, E (2005) Natural Causation in Irish Law . In: * eds. The National Court Practice and Tort Law Conference by the European Centre of Tort and Insurance Law¿s Reseach Unit for European Tort Law , 01-MAY-05 - 30-DEC-99 , pp.*-* [Details]
2006 ICEL Research Group, UL SChool of Law/ Harrison O Dowd Seminar on Recent Developments In Product Liability
Quill, E (2006) Recent Developments in Torts . In: NA eds. ICEL Research Group, UL SChool of Law/ Harrison O Dowd Seminar on Recent Developments In Product Liability , 28-SEP-06 - 28-SEP-06 , pp.NA-NA [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2011 European Tort Law: Basic Texts, Ireland.
Quill, E (2011) European Tort Law: Basic Texts, Ireland. Jan Sramek Verlag, Vienna. [Details]
2011 Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 2: Essential Cases on Damage, Ireland.
Quill, E (2011) Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 2: Essential Cases on Damage, Ireland. De Gruyter, Berlin. [Details]
2007 Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 1: Essential Cases on Natural Causation, Ireland.
Quill, E (2007) Digest of European Tort Law. Volume 1: Essential Cases on Natural Causation, Ireland. Springer, Vienna. [Details]

Annotations/Encodings

  Year Publication
2010 The Defamation Act 2009.
Eoin Quill (2010) The Defamation Act 2009. Dublin: Annotations/Encodings [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2015 Book Review: Paula Giliker, The Europeanisation of English Tort Law.
Eoin Quill (2015) Book Review: Paula Giliker, The Europeanisation of English Tort Law. Berlin: Book Review [Details]

Professional Associations

  Association Function From / To
Irish Association of Law Teachers Member 01-SEP-93 /
Society of Legal Scholars Member 01-SEP-93 /