Dr Neil Maddox

Law

Gaeilge agus fáilte

Lecturer

New House
303
(01) 708 4569

Biography

Neil is a graduate of UCD and the Kings Inns, and was formerly in professional practice as a barrister in the areas of property, insolvency and banking law. He was a government of Ireland postgraduate scholar in UCD where he took his doctorate and taught law in UCD and the Dublin Institute of Technology before joining Maynooth.

His research interests relate to issues concerned with property rights in the human body, regulatory challenges presented by the development of Artificial Reproductive Technology (ART), as well as the impact and efficacy of insolvency law. 

Neil is currently working on a project concerned with the novel and complex issues presented by posthumous conception for posthumously conceived children, their parents (both living and dead) and society as a whole.

Research Interests

Law of Property and Succession
Health Law
Biotechnology and Law
Constitutional Law

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Limited, Inclusive and Communitarian: In Defence of Recognising Property in the Human Body (forthcoming)'
Neil Maddox (2019) 'Limited, Inclusive and Communitarian: In Defence of Recognising Property in the Human Body (forthcoming)'. Northern Ireland Legal Quarterly, 70 (3) [Details]
2018 'Retrieval and Use of Sperm After Death: In the Matter of Lee(Deceased) and Long (Applicant) 2017 NZHC 3263'
Neil Maddox (2018) 'Retrieval and Use of Sperm After Death: In the Matter of Lee(Deceased) and Long (Applicant) 2017 NZHC 3263'. Otago Law Review, 16 [Details]
2017 'Inheritance and the Posthumously Conceived Child'
Neil Maddox (2017) 'Inheritance and the Posthumously Conceived Child'. Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 81 (6) [Details]
2016 'Property, Control and Separated Human Biomaterials'
Neil Maddox (2016) 'Property, Control and Separated Human Biomaterials'. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF HEALTH LAW, [Details]
2016 ''Abandonment' and the acquisition of property rights in separated human biomaterials'
Maddox N. (2016) ''Abandonment' and the acquisition of property rights in separated human biomaterials'. Medical Law International, 16 (3-4):229-251 [DOI] [Details]
2004 'A Melancholy Record: The story of the Nineteenth Century Party Processions Acts'
N. Maddox (2004) 'A Melancholy Record: The story of the Nineteenth Century Party Processions Acts'. Irish Jurist, 243 [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2019 'Rectification of the Land Register'
Neil Maddox (2019) 'Rectification of the Land Register' Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, (2) :22-28. [Details]
2019 'The Homicidal Joint Tenant'
Neil Maddox (2019) 'The Homicidal Joint Tenant' Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, . [Details]
2018 'Repossession, Charges and the Conclusiveness of the Register—the Case of Tanager Designated Activity Company v Kane [2018] IECA 352'
Neil Maddox (2018) 'Repossession, Charges and the Conclusiveness of the Register—the Case of Tanager Designated Activity Company v Kane [2018] IECA 352' Commercial Law Practitioner, 25 (11) . [Details]
2017 'Repossession, the Home and Non Debtor Occupiers'
Neil Madox (2017) 'Repossession, the Home and Non Debtor Occupiers' Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, 22 (3) . [Details]
2010 'Liability of Local Authorities for the Antisocial Behaviour of Third Parties (2010) Conveyancing and Property Law Journal 62'
Maddox, Neil (2010) 'Liability of Local Authorities for the Antisocial Behaviour of Third Parties (2010) Conveyancing and Property Law Journal 62' Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, . [IR Link] [Details]
2010 'The Tenant Purchase of Apartments under the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (2010) Conveyancing and Property Law Journal 2'
Maddox, Neil (2010) 'The Tenant Purchase of Apartments under the Housing (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2009 (2010) Conveyancing and Property Law Journal 2' Conveyancing and Property Law Journal, . [IR Link] [Details]
2007 'Promotion procedures and workplace discrimination: the important case of Horgan v Dublin City University '
Dr Neil Maddox (2007) 'Promotion procedures and workplace discrimination: the important case of Horgan v Dublin City University ' Employment Law Review, 1 . [Details]
2006 'The Law and Practice of Judgment Mortgages'
N. Maddox (2006) 'The Law and Practice of Judgment Mortgages' Bar Review, . [Details]
2005 'Enforcing Contracts for the Sale of Land: Have the Courts Retreated from Boyle v. Lee and Goyns''
N. Maddox and M.Canny (2005) 'Enforcing Contracts for the Sale of Land: Have the Courts Retreated from Boyle v. Lee and Goyns'' Commercial Law Practitioner, 12 . [Details]
2006 'The Land Law and Conveyancing Act 2006: An Overview'
N. Maddox (2006) 'The Land Law and Conveyancing Act 2006: An Overview' Bar Review, . [Details]
2005 'Regulating peaceable assembly under Irish law - some comparative guidance for local authorities '
Dr Neil Maddox (2005) 'Regulating peaceable assembly under Irish law - some comparative guidance for local authorities ' Irish Law Times, . [Details]
2004 'Legislation by delegation - the principles and policies test in Irish law '
Dr Neil Maddox (2004) 'Legislation by delegation - the principles and policies test in Irish law ' Irish Law Times, . [Details]
2004 'The legality of Henry VIII clauses'
Dr Neil Maddox (2004) 'The legality of Henry VIII clauses' Bar Review, 9 . [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
2017 Mortgages: Law and Practice.
Neil Maddox (2017) Mortgages: Law and Practice. Dublin: Roundhall Thomson Reuters. [Details]
2010 Housing Authority Law.
Maddox, Neil (2010) Housing Authority Law. : Thompson Reuters. [Details]
2009 The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009: A commentary.
Maddox, N. (2009) The Land and Conveyancing Law Reform Act 2009: A commentary. : Roundhall. [Details]
2007 Mortgages: Law and Practice.
Maddox, N. (2007) Mortgages: Law and Practice. : Round Hall. [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2010 ''Mortgages''
Neil Maddox (2010) ''Mortgages'' In: Andrew Lyall, Land Law in Ireland. Dublin: Thonson-Reuters. [Details]
2007 'No talismanic Incantation' Subject to Contract' in Irish Law'
N. Maddox and M. Canny (2007) 'No talismanic Incantation' Subject to Contract' in Irish Law' In: Law and Practice Essays on Reform. Clarus Press. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2019 The Homicidal Joint Tenant.
Neil Maddox (2019) The Homicidal Joint Tenant. [Oral Presentation], Society of Legal Scholars Conference, University of Lancashire, Preston, UK [Details]
2018 CHILDREN OF THE DEAD: POSTHUMOUS CONCEPTION AND THE LIMITS OF CONSENT.
Neil Maddox (2018) CHILDREN OF THE DEAD: POSTHUMOUS CONCEPTION AND THE LIMITS OF CONSENT. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Athlone [Details]
2018 Inheritance and the Posthumously Conveived Child.
Neil Maddox (2018) Inheritance and the Posthumously Conveived Child. [Invited Lecture], Seminar Series, Centre for Law and Emerging Technologies, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand [Details]
2017 Posthumous Conception and Inheritance.
Neil Maddox (2017) Posthumous Conception and Inheritance. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Waterford [Details]
2016 ‘Abandoning “Abandonment” in Separated Human Biomaterials’.
Neil Maddox (2016) ‘Abandoning “Abandonment” in Separated Human Biomaterials’. [Public presentations], Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford [Details]
2015 ‘Recognising Property Rights in the Body’.
Neil Maddox (2015) ‘Recognising Property Rights in the Body’. [Public presentations], Socio-legal Studies Association Annual Conference,, University of Warwick [Details]
2015 Human Gametes as Property.
Neil Maddox (2015) Human Gametes as Property. [Oral Presentation], Irish Association of Law Teachers Annual Conference, Galway [Details]
2014 ‘The Failure of Expressive Law: Collective Action, Cooperation and Social Norms’.
Neil Maddox (2014) ‘The Failure of Expressive Law: Collective Action, Cooperation and Social Norms’. [Public presentations], European Law and Economics Association Annual Conference,, Marseille [Details]
2012 ‘The Concept of Adequate Housing in Human Rights Law’.
Neil Maddox (2012) ‘The Concept of Adequate Housing in Human Rights Law’. [Public presentations], International Housing Law Rights and Policy Conference, NUI Galway [Details]
2009 RoundHall Thomson Reuters Property Law Conference.
(2009) RoundHall Thomson Reuters Property Law Conference. [Public presentations], The Land and Conveyancing Act: An Overview, Radison Hotel, Dubli [Details]
2007 'The Impact of Competition Law on the Enforcement of Mortgage Clauses'.
Neil Maddox (2007) 'The Impact of Competition Law on the Enforcement of Mortgage Clauses'. [Public presentations], Society of Legal Scholars Annual Conference, University of Durham [Details]

Article

  Year Publication
2019 LIMITED, INCLUSIVE, AND COMMUNITARIAN: IN DEFENCE OF RECOGNISING PROPERTY IN THE HUMAN BODY.
Neil Maddox (2019) LIMITED, INCLUSIVE, AND COMMUNITARIAN: IN DEFENCE OF RECOGNISING PROPERTY IN THE HUMAN BODY. Article [IR Link] [Details]
2019 Consent and the Regulation of Posthumous Conception.
Neil Maddox (2019) Consent and the Regulation of Posthumous Conception. Article [IR Link] [Details]

Book Review

  Year Publication
2018 Book Review: Finbarr Murphy, Financial Services Law in Ireland: Authorisation, Supervision, Compliance, Enforcement (Dublin: Round Hall, 2018). Commercial Law Practitioner 2019, 26(2), 27.
Neil Maddox (2018) Book Review: Finbarr Murphy, Financial Services Law in Ireland: Authorisation, Supervision, Compliance, Enforcement (Dublin: Round Hall, 2018). Commercial Law Practitioner 2019, 26(2), 27. Dublin: Book Review [Details]
2005 Review of: Heather Laird, Subversive Law in Ireland, (Fpur Courts, 2005).
Dr Neil Maddox (2005) Review of: Heather Laird, Subversive Law in Ireland, (Fpur Courts, 2005). Book Review [Details]

Thesis

  Year Publication
2005 The Party Processions Acts: An Account of Irish Parading in the Nineteenth Century.
Dr Neil Maddox (2005) The Party Processions Acts: An Account of Irish Parading in the Nineteenth Century. University College Dublin: Thesis [Details]