The Irish Centre for European Law is a neutral body that seeks to promote knowledge, understanding and the good practice of EU law and European Human Rights law. It is based at Trinity College Dublin and is operated on a not-for-profit basis.
The Centre was founded in 1988 by Dr Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Guided by an expert Board, the Centre produces conferences, seminars, courses and publications of quality in specialised fields of European law.
Its members comprise solicitors, barristers, academics, representatives from industry, the public sector and non-governmental organisations.
The Centre's Chairman is The Honorable John D.Cooke SC, retired Judge of the Irish High Court and a former Judge of the General Court of the European Union.
The Centre's Director is Dr Stephen Brittain BL, a practising barrister at the Irish Bar.
ICEL Competition Law Conference – 6 June 2019
The ICEL is delighted to host an impressive line-up of Irish and international speakers who will address key topics of interest to competition lawyers and practitioners in this ever-changing area of law. The event will take place between 9.30 am and 4.30 pm in the…
ICEL/Eversheds Sutherland Public Procurement Law Conference – 20 June 2019
The ICEL and Eversheds Sutherland are delighted to host an impressive line-up of Irish and international speakers who will address key topics of interest to procurement lawyers and practitioners in this ever-changing area of law. Confirmed speakers, and chairs include The Hon. Mr Justice David…
Privacy and Data Protection Law Conference – 23 May 2019
The ICEL is delighted to hold the 5th annual Data Protection Conference, just one year after the entry into force of the GDPR. A leading group of Irish and European experts will discuss a variety of topics on the GDPR and data protection in general….