Anna-Louise Hinds

Lecturer Above The Bar B.Corp Law, LLB, LLM

Contact Details

Lecturer Above The Bar
Dept. of Law
Tower 2, Arts/Science Building
Nui Galway

T: Ext. 3870
E: anna.hinds@nuigalway.ie
 
researcher

Biography

"What interests me about European Union law is that, although a vast subject-matter, its rules and processes, their implementation and enforcement have a huge bearing on the daily activities of individuals, companies and industry."

Anna-Louise Hinds holds a Bachelor of Corporate Law and an LL.B. (Bachelor of Laws) degree from N.U.I., Galway and an LL.M. (European Law) from the College of Europe, Bruges. She was an Assistant Lecturer in Law for one year at the Dublin Institute of Technology, where she taught Constitutional Law and the Law of Tort before joining the Law School at the National University of Ireland, Galway in 2001.  She was also an Associate Member of the Law School in the Law Society of Ireland from 2000-2008.  Anna-Louise’s academic interests include EU Law, Competition Law and Trade Law and she currently lectures European Union Law, Comparative Competition Law and International Trade Law at undergraduate level and EU Competition Law and Intellectual Property Rights at masters level.  She also acts as the N.U.I., Galway Director for the Annual Irish Universities’ Trip to the European Institutions.

She is currently undertaking doctoral studies in University College Dublin on the topic of the European Commission’s Antitrust Procedures and the rule of law in ensuring effective enforcement.


Selected Publications

  1. Essential Law Texts - Competition Law, Dublin: Thomson Roundhall (2006) (book)
  2. Ireland and the WTO: dancing at the crossroads? Irish Studies in International Affairs, Doyle, J., (edr.), (2008) Vol. 19, 169-183 (with Aoife O’Donoghue) (article)
  3. When the Public Interest Masks Lawyers’ Interests: Luxembourg’s Failure to Adhere to Directive 98/5, Irish Journal of European Law (2007), Vol. 14, No. 1 & 2, 161-187 (with Laurent Pech) (article)

Research Interests

Anna-Louise’s research interests lie currently in the area of competition law, particularly procedural and enforcement aspects of competition law and the extent to the European Commission's competition enforcement procedures respect principles of due process, the interpermeability of procedural and substantive rules of competition law, the impact of law enforcement on compliance with the law, regulatory theory and the issue of optimal law enforcement in the context of competition law.

Anna-Louise has published a book on Competition Law with Thomson Roundhall, for which she obtained Millenium Research Funding from N.U.I., Galway.  She has conducted joint research on the WTO’s Doha Development Round, resulting in several refereed journal articles, and conference papers.  In addition to these and other referred journal articles, Anna-Louise has presented at various international conferences.

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
(2014) 'Commitment Issues - New Developments in EU and Irish Competition Law'
Anna-Louise Hinds and Sinead Eaton (2014) 'Commitment Issues - New Developments in EU and Irish Competition Law'. European Competition Law Review, 35 (1):33-40 [Details]
(2008) 'Ireland and the WTO: dancing at the crossroads?'
Hinds, A. L, O'Donoghue, A. (2008) 'Ireland and the WTO: dancing at the crossroads?'. Irish Studies in International Affairs, 19 :169-183 [Details]
(2007) 'When the Public Interest Masks Lawyers’ Interests: Luxembourg’s Failure to Adhere to Directive 98/5'
Hinds, A.L, Pech, L. (2007) 'When the Public Interest Masks Lawyers’ Interests: Luxembourg’s Failure to Adhere to Directive 98/5'. Irish Journal of European Law, 14 :161-187 [Details]
(2006) 'La Règle de Droit dans l'Economie Mondiale'
Hinds, A. L. (2006) 'La Règle de Droit dans l'Economie Mondiale'. International Journal for the Semiotics of Law, 19 :207-219 [Details]
(2006) 'The New EC Merger Regulation - The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same?'
Hinds, A. L. (2006) 'The New EC Merger Regulation - The More Things Change the More They Stay the Same?'. European Business Law Review, 17 (6) [Details]
(2006) 'The Results of the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Ireland - Ignoring Reality?'
Hinds, A. L. (2006) 'The Results of the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Ireland - Ignoring Reality?'. Commercial Law Practitioner, 13 (4):92-97 [Details]
(2006) 'The Results of the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Little more than an agreement to agree?'
Hinds, A. L. (2006) 'The Results of the Hong Kong Ministerial Conference: Little more than an agreement to agree?'. Commercial Law Practitioner, 13 (3):67-74 [Details]
(2005) 'Airtours: A Consolidation of Existing Law on Collective Dominance'
Hinds, A. L. (2005) 'Airtours: A Consolidation of Existing Law on Collective Dominance'. Irish Journal of European Law, 12 (2~ 3):233-258 [Details]
(2005) 'New EC Competition Decentralisation Policy: An Effective Enforcement Mechanism?'
Hinds, A. L. (2005) 'New EC Competition Decentralisation Policy: An Effective Enforcement Mechanism?'. Irish Law Times, 23 :70-76 [Details]
(2001) 'Vertical Restraints Recent EC Reforms'
Hinds, A. L. (2001) 'Vertical Restraints Recent EC Reforms'. Irish Law Times, :23-29 [Details]
(2001) 'The EC Approach to Essential Facilities'
Hinds, A. L. (2001) 'The EC Approach to Essential Facilities'. Irish Law Times, 19 :298-302 [Details]
(2000) 'The Wireless Telegraphy Act after Laurentiu'
Hinds, A. L. (2000) 'The Wireless Telegraphy Act after Laurentiu'. Irish Law Times, 18 :250-254 [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
(2006) Essential Law Texts - Competition Law.
Hinds,A. L. (2006) Essential Law Texts - Competition Law. : Oak Tree Press/ Thomson Roundhall. [Details]

Conference Publications

  Year Publication
(2013) Changing Times for the Legal Professions - Re-evaluating the Role of the Law Teacher, IALT Annual Conference 2013
Anna-Louise Hinds (2013) A Question of Commitment? The First Ever Breach of an Article 9 Commitment Decision Changing Times for the Legal Professions - Re-evaluating the Role of the Law Teacher, IALT Annual Conference 2013 [Details]
(2013) Changing Times for the Legal Professions - Re-evaluating the Role of the Law Teacher, IALT Annual Conference 2013
Anna-Louise Hinds and Padraic Durkan (2013) Continuous and Alternative Assessment - A Dual Perspective: Motivations, Objectives, Methods, Experiences and Outcomes Changing Times for the Legal Professions - Re-evaluating the Role of the Law Teacher, IALT Annual Conference 2013 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
(2013) 'The Irish High Court Issues its First Order on a Commitment Agreement between the NCA and an Undertaking (FitFlop)'
Anna-Louise Hinds and Marek Martyniszyn (2013) 'The Irish High Court Issues its First Order on a Commitment Agreement between the NCA and an Undertaking (FitFlop)' Antitrust: Antitrust Law & Policy eJournal, 5 (29) :1-4. [DOI] [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
(2011) IALT Annual Conference 2011: Added Value(s): The Role of Law in Contemporary Society,
Anna-Louise Hinds (2011) Added Value: The Compliance Impact of the Cartel Settlement Procedure in EU Competition Law. [National Refereed Conference Paper], IALT Annual Conference 2011: Added Value(s): The Role of Law in Contemporary Society, Athlone , 18-NOV-11 - 20-NOV-11. [Details]
(2012) Sixth Annual School of Law PhD Workshop: In Search of Effectiveness: Current Trends and Challenges in Competition Law Enforcement,
Anna-Louise Hinds (2012) The European Commission's Competition Enforcement Regime: Legitimacy, Credibility and Effectiveness through the Regulatory Enforcement Lens. [National Refereed Conference Paper], Sixth Annual School of Law PhD Workshop: In Search of Effectiveness: Current Trends and Challenges in Competition Law Enforcement, University College Dublin , 22-MAR-12 - 22-MAR-12. [Details]
(2012) CCP New Researchers Workshop: What to Public and Private Sanctions in Competition Policy Actually Achieve?,
Anna-Louise Hinds (2012) The Commission's Settlement Procedure: Signsof Discrete Responsive Regulatory Enforcement. [Conference Paper], CCP New Researchers Workshop: What to Public and Private Sanctions in Competition Policy Actually Achieve?, Centre for Competition Policy, Unviversity of East Anglia, Norwich , 13-JUN-12 - 16-JUN-12. [Details]
(2012) Sixth Annual UCD School of Law PhD Workshop: In Search of Effectiveness: Current Trends and Challenges in Competition Law Enforcement,
Anna-Louise Hinds (2012) Conference Organising Committee Member, Sixth Annual UCD School of Law PhD Workshop. [Conference Organising Committee Member], Sixth Annual UCD School of Law PhD Workshop: In Search of Effectiveness: Current Trends and Challenges in Competition Law Enforcement, University College Dublin , 22-MAR-12 - 22-MAR-12. [Details]

Conference Paper

  Year Publication
(2006) Call it what you will: The Doha Development Round and Ireland. Irish Association of Law Teachers, Annual Conference.
Hinds, A. L. (2006) Call it what you will: The Doha Development Round and Ireland. Irish Association of Law Teachers, Annual Conference. Cork, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2006) Tolerance in Diversity - The Irish Language,Law Tolerance and Diversity: The other's otherness. 6th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law.
Hinds, A. L. (2006) Tolerance in Diversity - The Irish Language,Law Tolerance and Diversity: The other's otherness. 6th International Roundtable for the Semiotics of Law. University Littoral Boulogne-sur-Mer, Normandy, France: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) EU Language Policy in Context: The Irish Language. Law Faculty Seminar Series National.
Hinds, A. L. (2005) EU Language Policy in Context: The Irish Language. Law Faculty Seminar Series National. University of Ireland, Galway Galway, Ireland: Conference Paper [Details]
(2005) EU Language Policy - A Legal Perspective, Intercultural Legal Communication and Multilingual Interaction in the Legal Space. 5th International Symposium on Bilinguism.
Hinds, A. L. (2005) EU Language Policy - A Legal Perspective, Intercultural Legal Communication and Multilingual Interaction in the Legal Space. 5th International Symposium on Bilinguism. Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya Barcelona, Spain: Conference Paper [Details]

Other Item

  Year Publication
(2003) Annotation of the Health Insurance (Amendment) Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated.
Hinds, A. L. (2003) Annotation of the Health Insurance (Amendment) Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated. Other Item [Details]
(2003) Annotation of the Opticians (Amendment) Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated.
Hinds, A. L. (2003) Annotation of the Opticians (Amendment) Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated. Other Item [Details]
(2003) Annotation of the Taxi Regulation Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated.
Hinds, A. L. (2003) Annotation of the Taxi Regulation Act 2003. Irish Current Law Statutes Annotated. Other Item [Details]

Reviews

  Year Publication
(2004) Irish Competition Law: The Competition Act 2002. Judicial Studies Institute Journal.
Hinds, A. L. (2004) Irish Competition Law: The Competition Act 2002. Judicial Studies Institute Journal. Reviews [Details]

Honours and Awards

  Year Title Awarding Body
2013 Inaugural Teresa Brannick Medal University College Dublin

Reviews

  Journal Role
Irish Journal Of European Law Editor-in-Chief

Teaching Interests

European Union Law; Comparative Competition Law; International Trade Law; EU Competition Law and Intellectual Property