Sinead Eaton

Lecturer

 
researcher

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

Books

  Year Publication
2015 Competition Law in Ireland.
Sinead Eaton and Pat O'Brien (2015) Competition Law in Ireland. The Netherlands: Kluwer. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
1992 'How Parallel Imports Row ended in the Supreme Court ¡V an analysis of the law and recent Supreme Court decision'
Eaton, S (1992) 'How Parallel Imports Row ended in the Supreme Court ¡V an analysis of the law and recent Supreme Court decision'. COMPETITION LAW JOURNAL, 1 (8) [Details]
1992 'Port Abused its Dominant Position ¡V a review of the ECJ decision relating to the port of Genoa'
Eaton, S (1992) 'Port Abused its Dominant Position ¡V a review of the ECJ decision relating to the port of Genoa'. COMPETITION LAW JOURNAL, 1 (1) [Details]
2004 'The Commission's decision on Ryanair's arrangements at Charleroi airport - EC Competition law'
Eaton, S (2004) 'The Commission's decision on Ryanair's arrangements at Charleroi airport - EC Competition law'. COMMERCIAL LAW PRACTITIONER, 11 (5) [Details]
2005 ''Recent opportunities to revisit the doctrine of Essential Facilities''
Donnellan, L; Eaton, S (2005) ''Recent opportunities to revisit the doctrine of Essential Facilities''. Commercial Law Practitioner, 12 (4):96-99 [Details]
2006 'Implementing the Prospectus Directive'
Eaton, S (2006) 'Implementing the Prospectus Directive'. COMMERCIAL LAW PRACTITIONER, Volume 13 (Number 1):2-6 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2007 'Protecting Prepaying Buyers of Unascertained Goods: why pay before you go may be bad for you ;'
Eaton, S; Friel, R (2007) 'Protecting Prepaying Buyers of Unascertained Goods: why pay before you go may be bad for you ;'. COMMON LAW WORLD REVIEW, Volume 36 (Number 1):50-67 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2008 'Peer Observation: Reflecting on a Mirror of Your Teaching'
Schweppe, J; Eaton, S (2008) 'Peer Observation: Reflecting on a Mirror of Your Teaching'. European Journal Of Legal Education, 5 (1) [ULIR Link] [Details]
2009 'Not so separate legal personality and bad debts'
Eaton, S (2009) 'Not so separate legal personality and bad debts'. COMMERCIAL LAW PRACTITIONER, volume 16 (Issue 1):13-18 [ULIR Link] [Details]
2013 'The Competition Authority and Double Bay Enterprises Ltd t/a Brazil Body Sportswear (the Fitflop case)'
Sinead Eaton (2013) 'The Competition Authority and Double Bay Enterprises Ltd t/a Brazil Body Sportswear (the Fitflop case)'. Commercial Law Practitioner, 20 (9):212-215 [ULIR Link] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2004 '23-01 State Airports Act, 2004'
Eaton, S (2004) '23-01 State Airports Act, 2004' IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED, * (*) . [Details]
2004 '10-01 Aer Lingus Act, 2004'
Eaton, S (2004) '10-01 Aer Lingus Act, 2004' IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED, * (*) . [Details]
2004 '11-01 Air Navigation and Transport (International Conventions) Act, 2004'
Eaton, S (2004) '11-01 Air Navigation and Transport (International Conventions) Act, 2004' IRISH CURRENT LAW STATUTES ANNOTATED, * (*) . [Details]
2005 '“Issues surrounding the transfer of assets to the airport authorities – the capital maintenance rules of public limited companies applied – and evolving”'
Sinead Eaton (2005) '“Issues surrounding the transfer of assets to the airport authorities – the capital maintenance rules of public limited companies applied – and evolving”' Irish Law Times, 23 . [Details]
2005 '“Issues surrounding the transfer of assets to the airport authorities – the capital maintenance rules of public limited companies applied – and evolving”'
Sinead Eaton (2005) '“Issues surrounding the transfer of assets to the airport authorities – the capital maintenance rules of public limited companies applied – and evolving”' Irish Law Times, 23 . [Details]
2006 'The Health Amendment Act 2004'
Eaton, S (2006) 'The Health Amendment Act 2004' Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated, Release 102 (Release 102) :19-01-19-22. [Details]
2006 'Aviation Act 2006'
Eaton, S (2006) 'Aviation Act 2006' Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated, Release 105 (N/A) :7-01-7-96. [Details]
2007 'Health Act, 2004'
Eaton, S (2007) 'Health Act, 2004' Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated, Release 107 (n/a) :n/a-n/a. [Details]
2009 'Joint Purchasing : assisting the survival of small retailers in small markets'
Sinead Eaton (2009) 'Joint Purchasing : assisting the survival of small retailers in small markets' European Competition Law Review, . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2011 'Irish Journal of European Law'
eaton s. (2011) 'Irish Journal of European Law' Irish Journal of European Law, . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2013 '“The Troika’s Influence on Irish competition Policy”'
eaton (2013) '“The Troika’s Influence on Irish competition Policy”' Competition Policy International, . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2014 'What Legal and Ethical Issues Should Primary Care Researchers Consider in the Development and Conduct of Research Involving Population Health Datasets: A Discussion Paper”'
Sinead Eaton, Prof Walter Cullen and Denise McMahon (2014) 'What Legal and Ethical Issues Should Primary Care Researchers Consider in the Development and Conduct of Research Involving Population Health Datasets: A Discussion Paper”' MEDICO - LEGAL JOURNAL OF IRELAND, 20 (1) . [ULIR Link] [Details]
2014 '“Commitment issues - new developments in EU and Irish competition law”'
Hinds and Eaton (2014) '“Commitment issues - new developments in EU and Irish competition law”' European Competition Law Review, 35 (1) :33-40. [ULIR Link] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication

[Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
1990 Scholarship to College of Europe,Bruges

Employment

  Employer Position From / To
O'DonnellSweeney Solicitors * 01-JUL-01 / 01-AUG-03

Education

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

Languages

  Language Reading Writing Speaking
Portuguese Basic Basic Basic
German Functional Functional Functional
French Functional Functional Functional

Outreach Activities

  Description

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.