Dr David Mangan

Law

Lecturer

New House
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(01) 4747771

Biography

Prior to entering academic work, he practised as a lawyer in Canada and held consulting positions. Since obtaining his Ph.D. from the London School of Economics, David has held academic positions in the U.K. and Canada. His research focuses on obligations (contract, tort) in labour/employment and information technology settings. David’s work has been published in Europe, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the European Labour Law JournalResearch has been funded by organizations in the UK and in Canada, such as the Law Commission of Ontario. David regularly contributes to the blog Regulating for Globalization hosted by Wolters Kluwer. He is an Adjunct Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto and also teaches at Université Catholique Lyon, Faculty of Law. David holds the following qualifications: B.A.(Hons), B.Ed., J.D., LL.M., Ph.D., barrister and solicitor (Canada).

Research Interests

David's research investigates private law obligations (contract and tort) as well as employment/labour law, with a focus on the impact of information technology in these areas. In this work, he draws together the doctrinal aspects of contract and tort with social, political and economic considerations. Within these subjects, research has been conducted under two headings: (i) the influence of information technology on the workplace; and, (ii) the challenges posed by information technology to the law of obligations. 

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'An unprecedented social solidarity stress test'
D.Mangan, E. Gramano, M. Kullmann (2020) 'An unprecedented social solidarity stress test'. EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW JOURNAL, [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Covid-19 and Labour Law in The United Kingdom'
D.Mangan (2020) 'Covid-19 and Labour Law in The United Kingdom'. EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW JOURNAL, 11 [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Covid-19 and Labour Law in Ireland'
D.Mangan (2020) 'Covid-19 and Labour Law in Ireland'. EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW JOURNAL, 11 [DOI] [Details]
2020 'Does an online professional profile violate an employer’s confidentiality?'
D.Mangan (2020) 'Does an online professional profile violate an employer’s confidentiality?'. EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW JOURNAL, 11 [Details]
2020 ''Regulating for Decent Work: Reflections on the Classification of Employees''
D.Mangan (2020) ''Regulating for Decent Work: Reflections on the Classification of Employees''. EUROPEAN LABOUR LAW JOURNAL, 11 [DOI] [Details]
2019 '‘Perplexing Platforms for Tort’'
D.Mangan (2019) '‘Perplexing Platforms for Tort’'. Supreme Court Law Review (Canada), 93 [Details]
2019 '‘Beyond Procedural Protection: Information Technology, Privacy and the Workplace’'
D.Mangan (2019) '‘Beyond Procedural Protection: Information Technology, Privacy and the Workplace’'. European Law Review, 44 [Details]
2016 'Process and Outcome'
D.Mangan (2016) 'Process and Outcome'. King's Law Journal, 27 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 '‘Regulating for Responsibility: Reputation and Social Media’'
D.Mangan (2015) '‘Regulating for Responsibility: Reputation and Social Media’'. International Review of Law, Computers and Technology, 29 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2015 'No longer. Not yet. the promise of labour law'
Mangan D. (2015) 'No longer. Not yet. the promise of labour law'. King's Law Journal, 26 (1):129-150 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2014 'Assessing employment tribunal awards'
Mangan D. (2014) 'Assessing employment tribunal awards'. Industrial Law Journal, 43 (2) [DOI] [full-text] [Details]
2013 'Employment tribunal reforms to boost the economy'
Mangan D. (2013) 'Employment tribunal reforms to boost the economy'. Industrial Law Journal, 42 (4):409-421 [DOI] [full-text] [Details]

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2020 '‘Situating Canadian defamation and privacy law in comparative context’'
D. Mangan (2020) '‘Situating Canadian defamation and privacy law in comparative context’' In: P. Wragg & A. Koltay (eds). Research Handbook on Comparative Privacy and Defamation Law. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [Details]
2020 '‘Influencer Marketing as Labour: Between the Public and Private Divide’'
D.Mangan (2020) '‘Influencer Marketing as Labour: Between the Public and Private Divide’' In: Catalina Goanta & Sofia Ranchordás (eds). The Regulation of Social Media Influencers. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [Details]
2020 ''The informing ethos behind the sources of UK national labour law''
D. Mangan, M. Doherty (2020) ''The informing ethos behind the sources of UK national labour law'' In: T. Gyulavári & E. Menegatti (eds). The Sources of National Labour Law in Contemporary Economy. Deventer: Kluwer. [Details]
2019 '‘Ford, Taylor and the Gig: Workplaces in Transition’'
D.Mangan (2019) '‘Ford, Taylor and the Gig: Workplaces in Transition’' In: Valeria Pulignano & Frank Hendrickx (eds). Employment Relations in the 21st Century: Challenges for Interdisciplinary Research in a Changing World of Work. Deventer: Wolters Kluwer. [Details]
2019 '‘Deepening Precarity in the United Kingdom’'
D.Mangan (2019) '‘Deepening Precarity in the United Kingdom’' In: J. Kenner, I. Florczak and M. Otto (eds). Precarious Work. The Challenge for Labour Law in Europe. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [Details]
2018 '‘Labour Law: The Medium and the Message’'
D.Mangan (2018) '‘Labour Law: The Medium and the Message’' In: F. Hendrickx & V. De Stefano (eds). Game Changers in Labour Law: Shaping the Future of Work. The Netherlands: Wolters Kluwer. [Details]
2017 '‘Social Media in the Workplace’'
D.Mangan (2017) '‘Social Media in the Workplace’' In: D.Mangan & L.E. Gillies (eds). The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [Details]
2017 '‘The Legal Challenges of Social Media’'
D.Mangan & L.E.Gillies (2017) '‘The Legal Challenges of Social Media’' In: The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [Details]
2011 ''An introduction to the role of labour standards in development''
T.A.Novitz & D.Mangan (2011) ''An introduction to the role of labour standards in development'' In: The role of labour standards in development?. Oxford: Oxford University Press/British Academy. [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2020 'Employment status: the curious case of the delivery person'
D.Mangan (2020) 'Employment status: the curious case of the delivery person' International Labor Rights Case Law, 6 . [Details]
2020 'COVID-19 and Labour Law: Ireland'
D.Mangan (2020) 'COVID-19 and Labour Law: Ireland' Italian Labour Law e-Journal, 13 . [DOI] [Details]
2020 '‘Beyond Procedural Protection: Information Technology, Privacy and the Workplace’'
D.Mangan (2020) '‘Beyond Procedural Protection: Information Technology, Privacy and the Workplace’' European Current Law, . [Details]
2018 '‘Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, Private Regulation’'
D.Mangan (2018) '‘Online Speech and the Workplace: Public Right, Private Regulation’' Comparative Labor Law & Policy Journal, 39 . [Details]
2018 '‘Avoiding liability for negative reference letters’'
D.Mangan (2018) '‘Avoiding liability for negative reference letters’' Professional Negligence, 34 . [Details]
2018 'Book review: 'Medium Law''
D.Mangan (2018) 'Book review: 'Medium Law'' European Journal of Law and Technology, 9 . [Details]
2017 'Book Review: Private Power, Online Information Flows and EU Law: Mind the Gap'
D.Mangan (2017) 'Book Review: Private Power, Online Information Flows and EU Law: Mind the Gap' Journal of Information Rights, Policy and Practice, (2) . [DOI] [Details]
2015 '‘Confusion in Material Contribution’'
D.Mangan (2015) '‘Confusion in Material Contribution’' Canadian Bar Review, 91 . [Details]
2015 '‘Labour Standards and Sustainable Development: Unpicking the EU’s Approach’'
R.Zahn & D.Mangan (2015) '‘Labour Standards and Sustainable Development: Unpicking the EU’s Approach’' International Journal of Comparative Labour Law and Industrial Relations, 31 . [Details]
2014 'Cajole and control: The law of managing education in a globalised world'
Mangan D. (2014) 'Cajole and control: The law of managing education in a globalised world' Global Journal of Comparative Law, 3 (1) :97-134. [DOI] [Details]
2014 '‘The Curiosity of Professional Status’'
D.Mangan (2014) '‘The Curiosity of Professional Status’' Professional Negligence, 30 . [Details]

Books

  Year Publication
2017 The Legal Challenges of Social Media.
D.Mangan & L.E.Gillies (2017) The Legal Challenges of Social Media. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. [DOI] [Details]
2011 The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From Theory to Sustainable Practice?.
T.A.Novitz & D.Mangan (2011) The Role of Labour Standards in Development: From Theory to Sustainable Practice?. Oxford: Oxford University Press/British Academy. [DOI] [Details]

Blog

  Year Publication
2020 An unprecedented social solidarity stress test.
D. Mangan, E. Gramano, M. Kullmann (2020) An unprecedented social solidarity stress test. Blog [Details]
2020 Privacy, data protection and the digitalisation of work: how industrial relations can implement a new pillar.
F. Hendrickx, E. Gramano, D.Mangan (2020) Privacy, data protection and the digitalisation of work: how industrial relations can implement a new pillar. Blog [Details]
2020 Carpe diem and the pandemic.
D.Mangan (2020) Carpe diem and the pandemic. Blog [Details]
2020 Permanently Logged Off.
D.Mangan (2020) Permanently Logged Off. Blog [Details]
2020 A Future for Work After Digitalization.
D.Mangan (2020) A Future for Work After Digitalization. Blog [Details]
2020 An employee’s professional online presence beyond the workplace.
D.Mangan (2020) An employee’s professional online presence beyond the workplace. Blog [Details]
2019 From Industry 1.0 to 4.0.
D.Mangan (2019) From Industry 1.0 to 4.0. Blog [Details]
2019 Brexit, Value, and Work.
D. Mangan (2019) Brexit, Value, and Work. Blog [Details]
2019 Free speech in a globalized world.
D.Mangan (2019) Free speech in a globalized world. Blog [Details]
2019 Has information technology created more work?.
D.Mangan (2019) Has information technology created more work?. Blog [Details]
2019 Commercial and Labour Law Considerations in the Uber Litigation.
D.Mangan (2019) Commercial and Labour Law Considerations in the Uber Litigation. Blog [Details]

Published Reports

  Year Publication
2019 Online Harms White Paper: Consultation Response.
D. Mangan, E. Harbinja, M.R. Leiser, K. Barker, F. Romero-Moreno, and D Dushi (2019) Online Harms White Paper: Consultation Response. British Irish Law Education and Technology Association (BILETA), UK. [Details]
2019 ‘Digitalization, robotization and new technologies in the agricultural sector: Ireland’.
D. Mangan & M. Doherty (2019) ‘Digitalization, robotization and new technologies in the agricultural sector: Ireland’. Portuguese Confederation of Employers in the Agricultural Sector, Portugal. [Details]
2017 ‘The Relationship Between Defamation, Breach of Privacy and Other Legal Claims Involving Offensive Internet Content’.
D.Mangan (2017) ‘The Relationship Between Defamation, Breach of Privacy and Other Legal Claims Involving Offensive Internet Content’. Law Commission of Ontario, Toronto. [Details]

Conference Contributions

  Year Publication
2021 International discussion about internet platforms.
D.Mangan (2021) International discussion about internet platforms. [Oral Presentation], Society of Internet Platforms, National University of Public Service (Budapest, Hungary) [Details]
2021 Information Technology and the Workplace.
D.Mangan (2021) Information Technology and the Workplace. [Oral Presentation], Free Speech at Work, Australian National University [Details]
2021 ‘The embedded nature of IT in the workplace: A Ph.D. in online platforms’.
D.Mangan (2021) ‘The embedded nature of IT in the workplace: A Ph.D. in online platforms’. [Oral Presentation], Conference in Commemoration of Professor Marco Biagi, Modena, Italy [Details]
2020 Regulation of Social Media Influencers.
D.Mangan (2020) Regulation of Social Media Influencers. [Oral Presentation], 'Influencer marketing as labour: between the public and private divide', Maastricht [Details]
2019 ‘The virtual windmill: digital employment rights post-Brexit’.
D. Mangan (2019) ‘The virtual windmill: digital employment rights post-Brexit’. [Refereed Abstracts], Digital Rights in Brexit: Changes and Challenges, Information Law and Policy Centre, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (London) [Details]
2019 ‘A framework for information technology in the workplace’.
D. Mangan (2019) ‘A framework for information technology in the workplace’. [Invited Oral Presentation], Second International Conference in Commemoration of Roger Blanpain, KU Leuven [Details]
2019 ‘Ford, Taylor and the Gig: Innovation or Repetition?’.
D. Mangan (2019) ‘Ford, Taylor and the Gig: Innovation or Repetition?’. [Refereed Abstracts], Labour 2030, Porto, Portugal [Details]
2019 ‘Reflections On The Contemporary Issues of the Classification of Workers and Independent Contractors and Proposals For A New Theoretical Framework’.
D. Mangan (2019) ‘Reflections On The Contemporary Issues of the Classification of Workers and Independent Contractors and Proposals For A New Theoretical Framework’. [Invited Oral Presentation], 6th Regulating for Decent Work Conference, International Labour Organisation [Details]
2019 The Ethics of Social Media Technology for Soliciting Organ Donations.
D.Mangan (2019) The Ethics of Social Media Technology for Soliciting Organ Donations. [Invited Oral Presentation], Ethics and Digitalisation, Maynooth University [Details]
2019 ‘Private Life and Confidentiality in the Workplace’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Private Life and Confidentiality in the Workplace’. [International Refereed Conference], LLRN 4 Valparaiso, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Valparaíso [Details]
2019 ‘The sources of National Labour Law in Contemporary Economy’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘The sources of National Labour Law in Contemporary Economy’. [Refereed Abstracts], Labour Law Research Network 4, Valparaiso [Details]
2019 ‘Canadian privacy and defamation in comparative context’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Canadian privacy and defamation in comparative context’. [Refereed Abstracts], Canadian Law of Obligations, University of New Brunswick [Details]
2019 ‘Canadian privacy and defamation in comparative context’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Canadian privacy and defamation in comparative context’. [Refereed Abstracts], BILETA, Queen’s University Belfast, [Details]
2019 ‘Common law meets cyberlaw’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Common law meets cyberlaw’. [International Refereed Conference], A Global Perspective on Defamation and Privacy Law Conference, Leeds University [Details]
2019 ‘Social Media Influencers and Employment Law’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Social Media Influencers and Employment Law’. [Invited Lecture], ‘Social Media Influencers and Employment Law’, University of East Anglia [Details]
2019 ‘Influencer Marketing as Labor: Between the Public and Private Divide’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Influencer Marketing as Labor: Between the Public and Private Divide’. [Invited Oral Presentation], The Regulation of Social Media Influencers, Maastricht University [Details]
2019 ‘Reputation as Property: Perspectives on Work’.
D.Mangan (2019) ‘Reputation as Property: Perspectives on Work’. [Conferences hosted], Reputation as Property: Perspectives from Tort and Property, Trinity College Dublin [Details]
2018 ‘Social Media and Organ Donation’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘Social Media and Organ Donation’. [Keynote Address], International Transplant Network Congress, Antalya, Turkey [Details]
2018 ‘Fordism, Taylorism and the Gig: Workplace Philosophies in Transition’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘Fordism, Taylorism and the Gig: Workplace Philosophies in Transition’. [International Refereed Conference], Industrial Relations in Europe Conference (IREC), KU Leuven [Details]
2018 ‘Perplexing Platforms for Tort’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘Perplexing Platforms for Tort’. [Refereed Abstracts], Gerald Fridman and the Law of Obligations, London, Canada [Details]
2018 ‘Information Technology: The Impetus for Legal Innovation’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘Information Technology: The Impetus for Legal Innovation’. [International Refereed Conference], International Academy of Comparative Law, Fukuoka, Japan [Details]
2018 ‘The Common Law’s Challenge: Employment Law & Brexit’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘The Common Law’s Challenge: Employment Law & Brexit’. [International Refereed Conference], International Society of Public Law (I-CON), Hong Kong University [Details]
2018 ‘Labour Law: The Medium is the Message’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘Labour Law: The Medium is the Message’. [International Refereed Conference], Law and Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada [Details]
2018 'Deepening Precarity'.
D.Mangan (2018) 'Deepening Precarity'. [Invited Oral Presentation], Precarious Work. The Challenge for Labour Law in Europe, Lund University [Details]
2018 'Considering the New How'.
D.Mangan (2018) 'Considering the New How'. [Invited Lecture], ‘The Italian Self-Employment Statute. A Comparative Overview’, Università Ca’ Foscari [Details]
2018 ‘The Medium and the Message: Information Technology at Work’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘The Medium and the Message: Information Technology at Work’. [Refereed Abstracts], Internet Law, New York Law School [Details]
2018 ‘The Common Law’s Challenge’.
D.Mangan (2018) ‘The Common Law’s Challenge’. [International Refereed Conference], International Conference of Europeanists, Chicago, United States [Details]

Working Paper

  Year Publication
2015 A Platform for Discipline: Social Media Speech and the Workplace.
D.Mangan (2015) A Platform for Discipline: Social Media Speech and the Workplace. Working Paper [Details]

Teaching Interests

David's teaching focuses on obligations and labour/employment law.