Dr Oisin Suttle joins MU Department of Law

Friday, August 2, 2019 - 13:45

Dr Oisin Suttle joins us as Assistant Professor of Law from August 2019. 
Oisin’s research interests are primarily in international law, including in particular international trade law, and legal and political theory. His work addresses fundamental political and moral questions in international economic governance, including how we should understand the demands of justice and equality in the international economy, what grounds the legitimate authority of international laws and courts, and what role moral concerns should play in the interpretation of international treaties.His 2017 book, Distributive Justice and World Trade Law: A Political Theory of International Economic Law(2018, Cambridge), was recently shortlisted for the prestigious Peter Birks Prize of the Society of Legal Scholars. Other work has been published in leading international journals, including the European Journal of International Law, the Modern Law Review, and International & Comparative Law Quarterly.
Before joining Maynooth University Oisin taught at Queen’s University Belfast, the University of Sheffield and University College London. He holds degrees in law (University College Dublin) and international relations (University of Oxford), and a Ph.D. on the philosophy of international economic law (University College London). He previously practiced commercial law with a leading Dublin law firm, and is qualified both in Ireland and in England and Wales.