Helen Kehoe

 Email: h.kehoe1@nuigalway.ie

https://dahphd.academia.edu/HKehoe

 PhD Research Topic

Rights, Remedies and Historic Gendered Abuse in Ireland: examining the limits and transformative potential of international human rights law and practice.

 Supervisor: Professor Siobhán Mullally

 Research Interests

International human rights law, public law, legal remedies and truth recovery mechanisms, transitional justice, and feminist legal theory.

 Academic Background

PhD Candidate, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway (expected 2020)

Professional Certificate in International Human Rights Law, University College Dublin (2015) Certificate in Child Law, Law Society of Ireland (2013)

Professional Practice Courses I + II - Trainee Solicitor, Law Society of Ireland, 2007-2009

LLM Master in Laws (International and Comparative Law), Trinity College Dublin (2006)

BCL (Law with French Law), University College Dublin (2005)

Diploma in French Legal Studies, Université Paris Nanterre, France (2004)

 Professional Qualification

Solicitor; admitted to the Roll of Solicitors in Ireland, and to the Roll of Solicitors in England and Wales, since 2010.

Relevant Experience

-       Lecturer and module coordinator in Constitutional Law and Legal Research and Method (School of Law, NUIG);

-       Policy Development Executive in the Law Society of Ireland (assisted with the research and development of the Law Society’s policy regarding varied legal issues);

-       Legal Tutor in the Law Society of Ireland;

-       Legal Assistant in JUSTROM in Ireland (Joint Programme on Access of Roma and Traveller Women to Justice implemented in Bulgaria, Greece, Ireland, Italy and Romania);

-       Solicitor in specialised litigation teams in leading Dublin law firms;

-       Principal Legal Researcher on the Law Reform Commission Report on the Limitation of Actions;

-       Intern in the Irish Human Rights Commission.

 Publications

The Irish State’s Response to its Gendered and Historical Human Rights Violations. Part One’ Irish Law Times (2018) 36(1) 15-20

The Irish State’s Response to its Gendered and Historical Human Rights Violations. Part Two’ Irish Law Times (2018) 36(2) 29-34

En Garde’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, June 2016

Show me the Money’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, March 2016

Human Rights – The Elephant in The Room’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, July 2015

Annual Human Rights Conference, Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Ireland’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, December 2014

NGOs and the European Court of Human Rights’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, November 2014

Annual Human Rights Lecture, Freedom of Religion and Belief’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, July 2014

Recording of Lawyer/Client Meetings Permissible’ Law Society of Ireland Gazette, May 2014

Suffer little children’, Law Society of Ireland Gazette, March 2014

Report on the Limitation of Actions, Law Reform Commission, December 2011

Conferences

UCC Annual Doctoral Seminar (29 September 2016)

NUIG Annual Doctoral Seminar (23-27 April 2018)

Law & Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada (7-10 June 2018)

 

Memberships

Law Society of Ireland