Emilie’s Ph.D. thesis involves a critical analysis of the EU’s efforts in providing a legal framework for dealing with cross-border insolvencies. Her research is located within the broader legal and policy debates surrounding further European integration.
Emilie holds a Bachelor of Laws from the University of Strasbourg (2012), an LL.B. from University College Cork (2013) and an LL.M. in Business Law (UCC, 2014). She was awarded a Ph.D. Scholarship from the UCC School of Law to conduct her doctoral research.
She has interned in the Corporate Insolvency and Restructuring Team at Mason Hayes & Curran (Dublin, 2015), was Assistant National Rapporteur on the Irish Report for the European Commission Study on a New Approach to Business Failure and Insolvency and she is a part-time Assistant Lecturer in Business Law and Legal Systems.
She has published articles in the Edinburgh Law Review (2016) and the Trinity College Law Review (2015) for which she was awarded the Reddy Charleton and McKnight Prize for Best Article.
Finally, she has presented several papers at seminal conferences in her field, including the INSOL Europe Academic Forum (2016), the Pan-European ECPR Conference on the EU (2016) and the Workshop on Insolvency at Paris Nanterre University (2015).