Mr Alan EustaceBack to People

Subjects: Law
Department: Law
Academic position: Fixed-Term Fellowship by Special Election & Lectureship in Law

Background information:

I studied law at Trinity College, Dublin (LL.B 2018, PhD pending) and St Cross College, Oxford (BCL 2019). I taught at Trinity College Dublin before joining Magdalen in 2021.


My college teaching includes Constitutional Law for Mods and European Union Law for FHS.


My research interests include individual and collective labour law, human rights law, constitutional law and theory, EU law, and jurisprudence.

My PhD thesis, entitled The Worker and the Constitution: A Theory of Constitutional Labour Law, is supported by the Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship from the Irish Research Council.

Recent publications include:

• ‘An Alternative Future? Lessons for Ireland on Trade Union Victimisation and Art 11 ECHR’ (Irish Employment Law Journal, forthcoming)
Public Health Law in Ireland during the Covid-19 Pandemic (Trinity College Dublin, 2021) [co-editor and contributor]
• ‘If It Walks Like Misconduct and Quacks Like Misconduct … It’s “Poor Performance”? O’Donovan v Over-C Technology Ltd’ (2021) 18(2) Irish Employment Law Journal 31
A Right to Disconnect: Irish and European Legal Perspectives (Trinity College Dublin, 2021) [contributor]
• ‘A Shock to the System: Sectoral Bargaining Under Threat in Ireland’ (2021) 12(2) European Labour Law Journal 211
Collective Benefit: Harnessing the Power of Representation for Economic and Social Progress (FÓRSA 2021)
• ‘The Virus and the Hare: Irish Coursing Club v Minister for Health’ (2021) 39(6) Irish Law Times 86
Covid-19: Public Policy Report on Supporting Individuals, Communities, Businesses and the Economy (Trinity College Dublin, 2020) [contributor]